Is this game worth it?

#1Luigifan141Posted 2/10/2013 6:02:19 PM
I've been thinking about picking up this edition of Brain Age fro quite some time, but I'm not sure if it's actually completely worth getting or not. Does anyone else own this game? I don't care about it having a reduced price too much, I just want to know if it's worth picking it up at all or not.
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#2Light_beingPosted 2/10/2013 6:16:56 PM
This game will make you SUFFER!
If you like the sound of it, it is worth it.
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#3NeoNewJocosityPosted 2/10/2013 9:14:46 PM
It seems pretty good as a daily training exercise, from what I've seen from the activities available today. If you consider it as an actual game it might not be a very good buy, though, because this time it actually limits you so that you can only do each training exercise once per day (this is because Kawashima found in a study that playing it for long periods of time per day actually decreased the positive effects of the training).
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#4AkanubonOrihPosted 3/5/2013 3:09:07 AM
NeoNewJocosity posted...
this time it actually limits you so that you can only do each training exercise once per day


That makes it sound like the first two Brain Ages didn't do the same thing. I'm pretty sure they did, but I haven't played either since a couple weeks after getting them, so I could be wrong.
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#5firstgoldPosted 3/5/2013 7:34:05 AM
I think you could technically do the brain age test once a day, but everything else you could do as many times as you want. The different when it comes to concentration training is that the devilish training can only be done once a day for each exercise, as well as the concentration challenge.

All of the other training can be done as many times as one wants each day, but for the "puzzle" brain trainers, only one set of problems can be unlocked a day.
#6Light_beingPosted 3/5/2013 7:18:30 PM
Actually, you can hit START button in the middle of a Devilish Training, and it will reset, just like the other modes.
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#7AkanubonOrihPosted 3/6/2013 2:41:29 AM
Oh yeah, I remember now. So this is still pretty similar in that there is a mode you can't do more than once per day, but I see the difference.
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#8Luigifan141(Topic Creator)Posted 3/6/2013 9:17:25 AM
I just noticed that this got bumped, so I'm just going to say that I've since gotten this game. (Shortly after I made this thread!) It's better than I thought it would be, and my favorite part of the game would definitely be Block Head! The devilish training is also interesting, with Develish Pairs and Develish Cups being my favorite, and the two minigames in the Relaxation Mode are really fun. I also like to use the Music Appreciation sometimes when I just want to listen to music while I work on my computer.

For $30, it feels slightly greedy, but I do not regret my purchase! ($20 or less would've been better, though.)
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#9EgoMouse32Posted 4/3/2013 3:37:24 AM
I have only one Brain Age on my NDS. I'm waiting for the price to drop on this, because it seems really good. The demo was pretty awesome x3 I got to the three steps one.