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The second title in Nintendo's brain game series. Big Brain Academy is similar to Brain Age, in that it contains a number of brain exercises.

There are five different types of brain tests available; thinking, memorization, computation, analysis, and identification. After the completion of each quiz, information is provided to the player. Including brain weight, strengths and weaknesses and a suggested suitable career.

Eight player competitive play is also included, where speed as well as brain power will be needed to win and find who has the biggest brain.


Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Look at the silhouettes, match them to the items on the touch screen.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Three different modes are available to you.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Figure out where the dog is going to end up based on directions.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Do well, and your brain weight will increase!

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Alternate Titles

  • "やわらかあたま塾" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Yawaraka Atama Juku" -- Japanese title
  • "Cérébrale Académie" -- French title
  • "말랑말랑 두뇌교실" -- Korean spelling

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N-Zone Aug 07, 2006 90 out of 100 90
Christ Centered Game Reviews May 02, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90 Jul 18, 2006 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) Jun 09, 2006 4.25 out of 5 85
Game Freaks 365 2006 8.3 out of 10 83 (GAF) Jun 14, 2006 8 out of 10 80
G4 TV: X-Play Jul 06, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Yahoo! Games Jun 08, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpot Jun 05, 2006 7 out of 10 70 (UK) Jun 15, 2006 7 out of 10 70


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