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Brain Boost: Beta Wave (Nintendo DS)

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Description

A brain exercising game in the style of Brain Age that was developed by Dr. Makoto Shichida of Newport University of Japan that was developed with another Brain Boost game, Gamma Wave, which are both designed to stimulate the players right side of their brain.

There are two games to choose from: Training and Challenge with five different games that depend on accuracy and speed to choose from: Matching, Addition, Shape Recognition, Remembering Sequences and Moving Dots with multiple choice of four answers to choose from. Players are awarded points for correct answers and bonus points for answering them before a time limit.

Each game contains four stages with 20 problems a piece, advancing through the levels by completing a certain percentage of answers (50% in Training mode and 60% in Challenge mode) and keep track their development throughout the game.

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Brain Boost: Beta Wave Nintendo DS Title screen.

Alternate Titles

  • "The Professor's Brain Trainer: Logic" -- European title

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The Press Says

GameSpy Nov 27, 2006 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Game Informer Magazine Feb, 2007 6 out of 10 60
IGN Nov 27, 2006 4.5 out of 10 45
GameZone Dec 19, 2006 4.4 out of 10 44
GamePro (US) Jan 08, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
GamesFirst! Jan 09, 2007 2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars2 Stars 40
Yahoo! Games Dec 12, 2006 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Video Game Talk Dec 04, 2006 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
videogamer.com Feb 06, 2007 3 out of 10 30
1UP May 03, 2007 F 0

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Big John WV (25282) added Brain Boost: Beta Wave (Nintendo DS) on Oct 18, 2008