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Brain Age, the first DS game on Wii U Virtual Console, traveled to the eShop in Europe over the weekend. As per Japan the brain-teaser is a free download, with the European promo ending on July 10. There's no word yet, but it's now likely North America will eventually also get reacquainted with the...

June 16th 2014 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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Puzzle-poser Brain Age is the first DS game to arrive on Wii U Virtual Console, and it's out now in Japan for free until June 30. Nintendo revealed plans in January to add the DS to Virtual Console on Wii U, but it's unknown if Brain Age is headed West or when other DS games may come to the syste...

June 4th 2014 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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The US localization of Brain Age: Concentration Training for 3DS is now due out on February 10, 2013, pushed back from the original release date of December 3, 2012.Brain Age: Concentration Training has players perform mental gymnastics designed to improve "working memory." Some tasks have players...

December 5th 2012 at 12:35pm 0 Comments
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The next Nintendo Direct for Japan, airing July 18, is a ten-minute special all about "Onitore," the demonic new 3DS Brain Training game. The presentation has yet to be given a specific time but, being for the Japanese audience, expect it to be really late at night in our time zones.In the segment,...

July 13th 2012 at 5:25pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has been criticized for not getting edgy with some of its franchises. Well, it's about to do just that in the most unexpected way. Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata announced a follow-up to the Brain Age series this morning with a devilish Dr. Ryuta Kawashima.As translated by Andriasang, the new t...

February 22nd 2012 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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Much of Nintendo's success in the DS/Wii era came from games in unusual, previously unpopular, or brand new genres -- like, say, the daily math minigame genre invented for Brain Age. During an investor presentation, president Satoru Iwata said that Nintendo is wisely working on inventing some new...

October 29th 2011 at 6:00am 0 Comments
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If you're having some trouble whittling your Brain Age down to that elusive 20-year-old benchmark, a clever player named Ryuto has developed a sure-fire method of lowering that all important number: Cheat. Or, better yet, cheat while drawing fun doodles of Nintendo trademarks.

July 10th 2010 at 10:00pm 0 Comments
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This week starts an initiative to bring classic LucasArts titles to the Virtual Console for the next month. Today, Super Star Wars for the SNES is available, however Nintendo also promises its sequels, Super Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back and Super Star Wars: Return of the Jedi, in the coming w...

August 10th 2009 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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The latest Hanabi Festival on the European Wii Shop is ending in just about the most aww-inducing, candy-colored way possible: with Kirby's Dream Land 3 and Detana!! Twinbee. These two cute classics are joined by a WiiWare game called ColorZ, which features a color-shifting mechanic similar to Treas...

July 24th 2009 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has made a deal with UK TV station Five to fully fund one of its new shows, MCV reports. The Advertiser-Funded Programming deal means that Nintendo will pay for eight episodes of the new Britain's Best Brain show, which subjects contestants to five tasks, each designed to test a different b...

July 2nd 2009 at 10:15am 0 Comments