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Brain Age: Concentration Training by Nintendo of America

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Brain Age: Concentration Training is rated 3.8 out of 5 by 4.
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  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Publisher: Nintendo of America
  • Developer: Nintendo of America
  • Category: Puzzle & Cards

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Brain Age is back with all-new devilishly difficult brain-training exercises designed by world-famous brain researcher Dr. Ryuta Kawashima. The modern mind has numerous devices to stay connected (e.g. laptops, smart phones, tablets), and these distractions have led to an information overload making it difficult to stay focused on specific tasks. Brain AgeTM: Concentration Training offers newly designed training exercises to combat this information addiction. By spending at least five minutes a day, these exercises will challenge players with activities to help improve their concentration skills and the ability to access their short term memory. The new Devilish Training exercises dynamically increase or decrease in difficulty based on your real-time results to help consistently train players at the limit of their abilities. Beyond the Devilish Training, there are additional new and classic puzzles for every purpose, whether to challenge one's concentration or math skills or provide relaxation activities to give the brain a break.

  • The all-new Devilish Training exercises are designed to help improve concentration and working memory.
  • The all new Devilish Training exercises dynamically change in difficulty based on real-time results to continually challenge players.
  • Beyond Devilish Training, additional game modes offer even more brain-training opportunities:
    • Supplemental Training: Returning exercises from previous Brain Age games to complement the new activities (e.g. Change Maker, Time Lapse, Calculations x20)
    • Brain Training: Combination of new and legacy exercises (e.g. Block Head, Spider Solitaire, Mahjong Solitaire)
    • Relaxation Mode: Combination of new and returning activities designed to give the mind a break (e.g. Blob Bust, Germ Buster, Music Appreciation)
  • Complete exercises through intuitive controls utilizing the stylus and touch screen.
  • Up to 4 member profiles can be created on the same game to let players compare results
  • Connect with Training Partners through the StreetPassTM feature to compete against other player's best results and share messages.
  • Review performance with graphs and rankings to see how your scores have improved over time, and how you stack up against other players.
  • Earn in-game awards based on reaching certain achievements.
  • View and listen to Dr. Kawashima's seminars to learn more about information overload and the benefits of brain training.
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from brain fog remover! The game is very challenging and really helps with concentration. When I first played it I had the mind of a 60 year old lol. But the more and more I practice the younger my brain age gets. It helped me focus and think on my feet more efficiently. It truly is devilish!
    Date published: 2014-06-28
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Not bad I picked up my copy last firday and I have to say it is pretty challenging I have been playing for 8 days now and it's giving a run for my money . the only fault I have with the game is that the good doctor turns into a Devil I rather have him turn into a monster or some other form aother than a Devil being chirstain this makes me uneasy but I try to look pass that and just play the game to challeng my mind . Because I know that the lord has my back and He's the only one I worship. Anyway I give the game a 7 out of 10 (side note the nintendo 3ds or the nintedo 3DSXL game lineup is looking better with games like Luigismansion dark moon ( which own ) and animal crossing new leaf) which I preorded and payed off) the Nintendo 3ds and the 3DSXL may have a fight chance I own the red 3DSXL and I am loving it . one more thing if you are thinking of getting animal crossing new leaf you better hurry and preorder it because if anything like Luigi's mansion 2 it will sell out super fast and it will be an arm n leg on ebay some people were selling it on ebay for like 50 and up , so glad that I got my copy of Luigi's mansion 2 dark moon on launch day .
    Date published: 2013-04-12
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great game at a fair price This is my first Brain Age game and I got it on launch day and was excited to start playing it. Unfortunately the game only has a couple activities for you to do on the first day, so I was a little disappointed to only be able to play it for 15 minutes. But 1 week has past since I got it and I'm really enjoying the fun and challenging activities. And while most people complain that there's a devil guiding you through activities, all I have to say is, ''Who cares?''. I'm half Japanese and from what I've learned over the years from Japanese films is that they have an obsession with monsters and demons (most anime watching should know what I'm talking about). But anyway this game is a must-have for those who can't concentrate on work and/or have poor memorization. Although some of the activities are from the older games, all the new games and features like ''devilish training'', ''relaxation mode'', and the achievements sort of make up for that. So with all these activities added up along with the huge replay value, this game will probably give you 150 to 200 hours of game play if you're serious about training your brain.
    Date published: 2013-02-16
    Rated 2 out of 5 by from Weird and Uninteresting As a fan of the original Brain Age title, I picked up Brain Age: Concentration Training on the release date but was quickly disappointed. You are guided through the game by the floating head of Dr. Kawashima who introduces you to his new "Devilish Training" games. Awkwardly, he morphs into a devil while you do these trainings, turning red and growing horns. It is a little weird, but you are able to configure this off and just have him be a floating pair of eyeglasses and horns instead of full-on demon. The game does include a voice-over with fully voiced concentration trainign "classes" and instructions but if you turn devil-looks off you also lose the voice-overs. The trainings themselves are nothing special. I just do one per day and move on. The game has a Supplemental Training Mode with old trainings like "Calculations x20" but once you complete these you are locked out for the day. The same thing goes for the Brain Training Mode with games like solitaire. This turns the game into something you turn on once a day, spend a few minutes on and then becomes essentially unusable for the rest of the day.
    Date published: 2013-02-13
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