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With the end of 2007 approaching at near lightning-fast speed, we thought it would be nice to check out what you, the excellent reader, thought about the games of this year. First up, we have the obvious: first-party games. We have a good idea which game you're going to say, but in the name of heal...

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Remember back when we told you Nintendo was looking for families in the UK to try their hand at Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree? Well, turns out they found their family in the Chouhan family from Leicester, who recently won the event in London. They ended up walking away with £20,000 to put tow...

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Nintendo's latest marketing campaign contest across the pond has British families tossing their hats into the ring to see who's the best collective unit at Big Brain Academy. Families only need to report to one of these locations on the date listed, get up on stage and take their turn. Those who pe...

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This season, the Canadian version of Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader, cleverly titled Are You Smarter than a Canadian 5th Grader, will feature something extra for players to determine whether they are smarter than: Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree. Not only will demo stations be set up at the casting...

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Spending $50 for an educational title like Big Brain Academy can be hard to justify for most gamers, especially considering that its Nintendo DS counterpart is budget-priced at $20. Wii Degree has a few features that the original lacks, like half-assed Mii integration and the ability to exchange stu...

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Need to figure out your brain's weight, but not prepared to saw your skull open to pull out its spongy mass just yet? Amazon has come up with a cheap way for you to calculate its heftiness, saving you a few bucks and several quarts of blood. For just $12.99, you can purchase a copy of Nintendo's Bi...

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With a variety of releases this week, gamers have a couple different things to choose from should they wish for something new to play. And, why wouldn't they? We all love new games! Even with Big Brain Academy getting the old mixed bag of review scores, we're sure quite a few of you are looking to...

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You could just make up your opinions just for the free keychain, but we wouldn't condone that sort of thing. No, we're a very anti-lies and anti-deception kind of outfit here at Wii Fanboy. We just like to keep it real like that, as the kids say. So, instead give Nintendo your honest thoughts on the...

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With the release of Big Brain Academy Wii Degree, many have found something fresh to play on their Wii. With the prospect of new titles on the regular becoming smaller and smaller as the months wear on (until August 20th, that is), many were hoping that Big Brain Academy could fill that empty void ...

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Nintendo is celebrating the release of Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree the weekend after next at their Nintendo World Store in New York city by hosting a bracket-style playoff tournament. Utilizing the new multiplayer features, dads and their kids will battle others for prizes. The festivities take p...

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The Nintendo Media Summit may not have offered up the huge news, but it did give us one thing that's awesome -- a metric ton (less than a megaton) of trailers for all the games we'll be playing in the coming months. So we thought it might be a good week for a very special video spotlight, and instea...

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Our friends over at Joystiq have already started enacting nefarious plans against us, planned with their newly enlarged brains. The tiny-brains at Wii Fanboy don't stand a chance against the bigness of their horrible brains. How did Joystiq get such big old brains? They got a hands-on preview of...

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The sequel to the DS hit, Big Brain Academy, was shown this week at the Nintendo Media Summit. Dubbed Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree, this version offers tons of new mini-games to test your senses and give your brain a workout. It supports three multiplayer modes for up to 8 players, and 15 new chall...

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It's no secret that Japan has got Brain Age on the brain. Brain Age and its sequel, which was just now (kind of) announced for the US, have broken all kinds of sales records and been pretty much the sole motivator for the insane success of the DS. But what is less well-known is that, in addition to...

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The Japanese website for Big Brain Academy has updated with the explanation of some of the title's Wi-Fi features, which immediately piqued our interest. We can't wait until online features are rolled out for the Wii, so any talk of online gameplay or functionality really gets our hearts pumping. So...

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We haven't read any research on the particular brain-embiggening properties of Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree, and we're also quite certain that playing it won't result in an actual degree conferral (which is too bad, because we could use some more of those!) Whatever health or brain-bigness benefi...

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A lot of you folk out there are looking forward to the upcoming Big Brain Academy title set to grace the Wii and, well ... we are too! Upon seeing the site has gone live, we found ourselves poking around the site and checking out various things. Only problem is, we can't understand a single one of...

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It breaks our hearts to see that only a few games on the Wii's roster support Mii integration and WiiConnect24. Nintendo's lack of third-party cooperation might be to blame, but at least the company will be implementing both features with Big Brain Academy for the Wii. Users will be able to import t...

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When you're on top, everyone wants a piece of you, and right now, Nintendo's the one in the spotlight -- with not one, but two extremely hot systems. That means one thing: ports and remixes. The problem is, we tend to look with disfavor on the practice of wantonly porting games from console to conso...

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We were able to offer some (lackluster) impressions of Big Brain Academy's move to the Wii, but now we've got fresh new pictures for you to mull over. The simple, clean stye is nice, and we're always pleased to see Miis in action, but we're still hesitant about this one. Some things just seem bette...

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