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Brain Training!

When I first read about Brain Training on the BBC website… I thought they were off their head… Computer games have long been derided by critics as mindless, brain-rotting fun. But a new wave of games is turning the cliché on its head. Nintendo has sold nearly five million copies of its three Nintendo DS brain training games since the series launched in Japan a year ago. The first title in the series, Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training: How Old Is Your Brain?, sees players follow a daily regime of brain-enhancing exercises and is due to be released in the UK in June. Dr Kawashima’s Brain Training comprises a variety of mini-games designed to give brains a workout. Activities include solving… Continue reading »

by Keiron on July 11th, 2006 | Gaming | No Comments » |