One of the coolest features of the Wii U gamepad is that allows for the possibility of playing DS games that require a touch screen. So now that Nintendo has released its first virtual console DS game, Brain Age, let’s see how it all works out.
Check out more footage of Demon Training (Nintendo's new Brain Age) here. Lotsa math and floating heads.
When first mentioned back in February, Nintendo was said to be working on Oni Tore, or "Demon Training"—a quiz that tested the ability to work on problems from memory. During the Nintendo Direct showcase on Friday, the company offered a look at one of its minigames in action, Oni Keisan, or "Demon Calculation."
Mother's Day is this weekend, and so the commercials for flowers and jewelry and Hallmark cards are incessant and overwhelming. But this year, for a gift, I did exactly what I did last May: I went to Amazon and I ordered my mom a new video game.
If you thought Brain Age was easy, get ready for Nintendo's new spin on the series: Oni Tore (鬼トレ) or "Demon Training".
In Japan, trace amounts of radiation are being found in vegetables and milk. People are obviously concerned, but fret not, because the guy from Brain Age is here to relax all fears.
Just because Nintendo's Brain Age took Japan by storm in 2006, that doesn't mean it can't do it again. Neuroscientist Dr. Ryuta Kawashima spills the beans that a new Brain Age is in development.
After images of the snappy red DSi XL popped up on a U.S. retail site, it seemed like the handheld would be coming to the States. Today, Nintendo made it official.
In 2005, Nintendo published Nintendo DS game "Brain Age" in Japan, a title that claimed it could train players' brains. In 2010, Microsoft's Kinect is getting its own brain game.
Brain Age isn't the most enjoyable of DS games played straight. Playing it through an emulator that lets you substitute answers for stupid doodles sure fixes that.
First it was French scientists who said brain training games like Brain Age do not work. Now, it's UK scientists.
The Sunday Times reports of a plan by the Scottish prison system to raise "literacy" and "numeracy" skills among its prison population by giving the inmates access to Nintendo DS systems.
With the gajillion titles of Brain Age and its sequel Nintendo has sold, you'd think pretty much everyone has played the game. You're wrong.
DSi Brain Age makes use of the camera and even has users make funny faces. Why? Because stuff like that makes you smarter. Duh.
Reports say that about 10 middle and elementary schools in Osaka will start handing out Nintendo DS consoles to students next January. Nintendo's plan to control the world: 80% complete.
Just as researchers in Scotland say Brain Age works, researchers in France say it doesn't. According to data from University of Rennes, Brittany, Brain Age failed to show any significant jump in memory.
Researchers in Scotland have tested the effects of Brain Age on schoolchildren. The results? Good! The organization Learning and Teaching Scotland tested daily usage of Brain Age — known there as Dr. Kawashima's Brain Training — on some 600 students at 32 schools throughout the country, tasking them with 20 minutes of…