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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 Quickly figure out which group of coins is worth more.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Calculate this simple math as quickly as possible.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS The title screen.
Big Brain Academy Nintendo DS Figure out where the dog is going to end up based on directions.

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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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GamePro (US) Nintendo DS Jun 09, 2006 4.25 out of 5 85
G4 TV: X-Play Nintendo DS Jul 06, 2006 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80 (GAF) Nintendo DS Jun 14, 2006 8 out of 10 80
Nintendo Spin Nintendo DS Jun 28, 2006 7.5 out of 10 75
Lawrence Nintendo DS Jun 12, 2006 7.4 out of 10 74
FOK!games Nintendo DS Jul 23, 2006 72 out of 100 72
Yahoo! Games Nintendo DS Jun 08, 2006 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70 (UK) Nintendo DS Jun 15, 2006 7 out of 10 70
Daily Game Nintendo DS Jun 08, 2006 7 out of 10 70 Nintendo DS Jul 03, 2006 13 out of 20 65


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