Conclusion: Does Nintendo’s prefrontal cortex stimulator Brain Age effectively massage the brain for a more lively noggin? According to Dr. Kawashima, who’s used near-infrared spectroscopy to posit the answers, the answer would be yes, as the brain has been shown to increase blood flow and light up in specific...
Conclusion: Brain Age is the most important video game released since the 1998 Nintendo classic The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time crafted what we all accept today as 3D gameplay. It’s not only the best representative for the shift that is happening in our industry, but it was the catalyst for it.
Summary: Parents need to know that this educational game asks players to do math problems, read out loud, count syllables in passages, and memorize numbers and their location on the screen. Since math calculations are tested, kids need to know their multiplication and division facts before playing.
Excerpt: Well, you can colour me surprised. I never expected this monster Japanese hit to ever make it across the land of the rising sun’s borders and into the Western world. That isn’t to say that I’m not glad that it has, because I certainly am.
Conclusion: Brain Age: Train Your Brain In Minutes a Day! provides a different type of satisfaction than a regular videogame would. It helps anyone get their brain to work at the very best it can, and on top of that it will not bore the player in the process as twenty minutes a day is all that’s needed.
Excerpt: Developer - Nintendo Publisher - Nintendo Features Wireless DS Single-Card Download Play Touch Screen compatible Microphone compatible As I walk around the neighborhood where my wife and I reside I can tell that spring has sprung and the road to summer is upon us.
Brain Age: Train Your Brain in Minutes a Day review (DS)
9 July 2006
Excerpt: There is one particular question that can be heard echoing throughout the corridors of time. It is something that cannot be correctly answered by most people, which usually include: the casuals, gaming novices, and those who have never touched a game in their miserable life.
Excerpt: Brain Age is one of the more obvious ways that Nintendo is trying to
bring gaming to a new audience. It has already proven to be a success
in Japan by selling over a million copies, but we westerners seem to
like more violent and action-packed games. How well does this game