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Brain Age: Concentration Training delayed to February

The US localization of Brain Age: Concentration Training for 3DS is now due out on February 10, 2013, pushed back from the original release date of December 3, 2012. Brain Age: Concentration Training has players perform mental gymnastics designed to improve "working memory." Some tasks have...

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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 really late at night in our time zones. In the...

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Brain Age returns with devilishly difficult training

Nintendo has been criticized for not getting edgy with some of its franchises. Well, it's about to do just that in the most unexpected way. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata announced a follow-up to the Brain Age series this morning with a devilish Dr. Ryuta Kawashima. As translated by Andriasang, the new...

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Nintendo looking to develop 'new genres' again

Much of Nintendo's success in the DS/Wii era came from games in unusual, previously unpopular, or brand new genres -- like, say, the daily math minigame genre invented for Brain Age. During an investor presentation, president Satoru Iwata said that Nintendo is wisely working on inventing some new...

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Dr. Kawashima's Body and Brain Connection preview: Brain Age meets Kinect

What if Nintendo made a game for Kinect? Namco Bandai does its best to answer that question with Dr. Kawashima's Body and Brain Connection, a "Brain Age" game for Microsoft's motion-control peripheral. This family-oriented minigame collection, featuring Xbox Avatars alongside the ever-digitized Dr....

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Three plus eight equals Yoshi: How to cheat at Brain Age

If you're having some trouble whittling your Brain Age down to that elusive 20-year-old benchmark, a clever player named Ryuto has developed a sure-fire method of lowering that all important number: Cheat. Or, better yet, cheat while drawing fun doodles of Nintendo trademarks....

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Nintendo launching Limited Edition DSi bundles featuring Mario, 'brain teaser' DSiWare packs

This Black Friday, November 27, Nintendo will release DSi bundles containing pre-installed software to the value of $20. The metallic blue DSi bundle (a new color for the States) will feature Mario-themed DSiWare, while the white is for those with "a passion for brain teasers." Blue version:...

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NintendoWare Weekly: NyxQuest, Super Star Wars, Brain Age Express

This week starts an initiative to bring classic LucasArts titles to the Virtual Console for the next month. Today, Super Star Wars for the SNES is available, however Nintendo also promises its sequels, Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, in the coming...

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VC/WiiWare Friday: Cute Overload

The latest Hanabi Festival on the European Wii Shop is ending in just about the most aww-inducing, candy-colored way possible: with Kirby's Dream Land 3 and Detana!! Twinbee. These two cute classics are joined by a WiiWare game called ColorZ, which features a color-shifting mechanic similar to...

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Nintendo sponsors British game show

Nintendo has made a deal with UK TV station Five to fully fund one of its new shows, MCV reports. The Advertiser-Funded Programming deal means that Nintendo will pay for eight episodes of the new Britain's Best Brain show, which subjects contestants to five tasks, each designed to test a different...

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