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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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'Dr. Kawashima's Body and Brain Exercises' ready to test North America and Europe in 2011

Dr. Kawashima's Kinect brain training will make its way to North America and Europe in 2011 as Dr. Kawashima's Body and Brain Exercises. The Namco Bandai title was previously announced for Japan with a November launch. We know Dr. Kawashima is qualified to train our brain, but we'll need to see his...

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Brain Training celebrates 100th week in UK charts

Every Saturday, we document sales charts from the UK and other European countries, and every week, there's one game that appears in the UK top ten without fail: Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training. The sheer longevity of Brain Training's stay in the charts is genuinely exceptional, with this week...

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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 fact, he has refused to take any royalties from...

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Brain Training rocked the UK in '07

A list of the top fifty best-selling games in the UK last year has surfaced, and the DS snagged six of the spots, though you may be somewhat surprised by what made it. Of course, considering that there are a lot more regular folks than there are "hardcore gamers" (and even the hardest of the hard...

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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 Kawashima's Brain Training. Perhaps...

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Dr. Kawashima to ... cell phones?

Millions of DS users have found themselves charmed by Dr. Kawashima. Afterall, he's not bad looking for bodiless head, and he's a doctor. Mom would be so pleased! It seems, though, that the popular handheld is not enough to keep the good doctor satisfied, since later this month he'll be debuting on...

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