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Big Brain Academy (Nintendo DS)

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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 The title screen.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Look at the silhouettes, match them to the items on the touch screen.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Quickly figure out which group of coins is worth more.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Determine which object weighs the most.

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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Christ Centered Game Reviews May 02, 2007 4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars4.5 Stars 90
Gamesmania.de Jul 18, 2006 85 out of 100 85
GamePro (US) Jun 09, 2006 4.25 out of 5 85
G4 TV: X-Play Jul 06, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
NintendoWorldReport Jun 16, 2006 8 out of 10 80
FOK!games Jul 23, 2006 72 out of 100 72
Daily Game Jun 08, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Yahoo! Games Jun 08, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
GameSpy Jun 05, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
UOL Jogos Jun 19, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60


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