Brain Exercises With Dr. Kawashima review

Futile "challenges" benefit no one

GamesRadar+ Verdict


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    Brain training on PC!

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    Won't make you feel dumb

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    May boost self-esteem


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    Poorly designed puzzles

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    Way too easy

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    Utterly pointless

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You are ageing: it’s horrible. Your legs are turning into tired ham and your brain will soon be as useful as an abacus dipped in lard. That does not mean, however, that you should waste your precious remaining time on this planet playing simplistic puzzle games so that the inevitable improvement-over-time will make you feel better about your current condition.

Did we really make our brain 15 years younger after a single session of Dr Kawashima’s exercises for the brain? Or did we figure out how to play the poorly sign-posted puzzle game on the first attempt and then subsequently ace it because now we knew what the hell was going on? You decide.

Jun 17, 2009

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GenreOther Games/Compilations
DescriptionThe good doctor from Brain Age goes free agent, as he stars in this newest intelligence raising game, Brain Exercises. Unfortunately, his new game has many, many flaws, biggest of all being completely unnecessary in the crowded brain training market.
US censor rating""
UK censor rating"3+"
Release date1 January 1970 (US), 1 January 1970 (UK)