Conclusion: It’s easy to see what the aim of Body and Brain was, but on a platform like Kinect it has to offer flawless recognition when you’re submitting your answers, otherwise it completely defeats the point.
Excerpt: It's true, you know, Dr Kawashima is a real life doctor person - a neuroscientist, no less. Not knowing much about the man who single-handedly put games consoles into the wrinkly hands of pensioners, I decided to do a little sleuth work.
Dr. Kawashima’s Body and Brain Exercises (Xbox360)
3 August 2011
Excerpt: Dr. Kawashima’s Body and Brain Exercises is a Kinect game that adopts a unique approach to the brain training genre. Don’t be fooled by the word ‘body’ in the title – this is in no shape or form an exercise game.
Excerpt: It was only time before our good friend, Dr Kawashima from the excellent Nintendo DS game (Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training) would arrive on the XBox 360, more particularly on the Kinect, thanks to its intuitive and controllerless system. Just like the Nintendo DS game, Dr.
Conclusion: A nice change of pace from the usual motion-controlled mini-games, and a decent attempt at bringing the brain game phenomenon to Kinect. However, the omnipresent problems of Microsoft's camera hamper the experience for gamers and non-gamers alike.
Excerpt: helped to change many long-running and deep-seated preconceptions about video games and who could play them. Gaming was no longer solely the pursuit of sexually frustrated teenage boys with a love of violence; instead it could be enjoyed by all comers, from ageing thespians to Irish popstars, from...
Conclusion: First off, that game title is misinformation. You're getting no more exercise from Dr.Kawashima's regime than you do from motioning your way through the Xbox 360 Dashboard. No way in hell does this game gush the same fountain of sweat that Dance Central does, or make you throw quite so many random...