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Brain Training for fake pets

Megahouse's IQ Breeder is a cross between a Nintendogs-style virtual pet and a brain training game-- which, you must admit, is kind of a clever way to try to make money on the DS. It's a brain training minigame collection in which the goal isn't to l...

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Blondes battle brunettes in Brain Training

Determined to settle the blondes versus brunettes debate once and for all, UK tabloid The Sun gathered ten of its Page 3 girls -- topless models featured on the daily newspaper's third page -- and had the golden-topped ladies compete against the...

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Brain Training used to defeat dementia

According to a BBC report, Nintendo's hugely popular Brain Training titles are invading Japanese classrooms in an effort to help the older population get their minds in motion and running swiftly from encroaching dementia. How effective Dr. Kawashima...

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Brain Training used to defeat dementia

According to a BBC report, Nintendo's hugely popular Brain Training titles are invading Japanese classrooms in an effort to help the older population get their minds in motion and running swiftly from encroaching dementia. How effective Dr. Kawashima...

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Does brain training really work?

NPR's Morning Edition takes a look at competing theories on the effects of mental exercise on staving off dementia and mental degradation in old age. While the piece doesn't deal specifically with video games, the implications for brain training game...

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Majesco hops on 'brain training' bandwagon

If there's one thing we need more of, it's brain training games. Thankfully this holiday season Majesco will fill this niche void with Left Brain Right Brain for the Nintendo DS, a platform that seems like such a natural fit for this sort of game tha...

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Japanese doctors recommend Brain Training for seniors

Nintendo's line of brain-training games for the DS has found success among a wide range of ages in Japan, but its success with seniors has now been noted even among doctors and hospitals over there. According to the Associated Press, some hospitals h...

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More Brain Training coming to Europe, maybe US

The evil floating head of Dr. Kawashima returns! Gamasutra reports that More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima: How Old Is Your Brain?, the sequel to Brain Age (known outside of the US as Brain Training), is coming to Europe this summer. The education...

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Brain Training creator refuses millions in royalties

The Brain Training series of DS games has been incredibly profitable all across the globe, with 17 million titles sold worldwide. But Dr. Kawashima -- the floating head mascot and brilliant mind behind the series -- doesn't care about the money. In...

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FIFA, Brain Training best selling UK games in 2007

EA Sports football (or "soccer" for the US audience) title FIFA 08 was the best-selling video game in the United Kingdom last year according to Chart-Track (via GamesIndustry.biz). The game reportedly sold 25% percent more than its closest rival, Dr...

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Nicole Kidman the pretty face of More Brain Training DS

No, she won't be replacing the laughing, disembodied head of Dr. Kawashima, but actress Nicole Kidman will be starring in a series of print and television ads for DS's More Brain Training in Europe. According to Metro.co.uk, Kidman's a fan of the Bra...

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There's a new Vita brain training game for you, 'Smart As'

Sony is boldly experimenting with the idea of a brain training game on a handheld. "Smart As," coming to Vita this fall, is a "social brain training experience" that calculates players' Brain Power through daily exercises based on 20 different puzz...

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U.S. brain training to begin this April and May

Brain training is finally making its way to the DS in America with the announcement that Brain Age and Big Brain Academy will be released on April 17 and May 30 of this year, respectively. For "the first in a series of U.S. brain-training titles...

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Fill your head with Brain Training info in next Nintendo Direct

The next Nintendo Direct for Japan, airing July 18, is a ten-minute special all about "Onitore," the demonic new 3DS Brain Training game. The presentation has yet to be given a specific time but, being for the Japanese audience, expect it to be real...

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