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Brain Training

New Japanese Wii game to teach common sense

Jan 22
Recently, Nintendo games have been training our brains, eyesight, and more, but they haven't done much for our common sense. Enter the new Wii title Minna no Joushiki Ryoku Terebi, which roughly translates to Everyone's Commo... read

Captain Obvious: Brain Training DS does not improve cognition

Jan 03
I doubt the scores of wailing Japanese that buy these games and their hundreds of knock-offs will care one whit about this news, but science doesn't lie. Despite celebrity endorsements suggesting otherwise, theyre is no hard ... read

Cure your migrane with videogames?

Dec 12
Hmm, I don't know. Most videogames I play these days give me a headache.Dr. Deborah Stokes recommends a brain-controlled videogame to relieve migraines, and she says that 70 percent of her patients treated with this method ha... read

Get your hair done did, play Brain Age 2: Nintendo announces Brain Age events

Sep 27
OK, already -- we get it: non-traditional gamers love playing Nintendo games. But just in case they've missed some nook or cranny in the United States, Nintendo are taking their show on the road, in the form of a Brain Age 2:... read

The Great Retro Quiz! .02: The Virtual Console (SNES)

Sep 19
Hello, ladies and gentlemen, welcome to another edition of The Great Retro Quiz! You can’t see me right now, but I am dressed like a game show host and have a very pretty lady standing next to me gesturing... read

The Great Retro Quiz! .01: The Virtual Console (NES)

Sep 12
How well do you really know your retro games? Sure, you may know that Mario needs to collect 100 coins for a 1UP and Link wields the Master Sword, but sometimes even the most basic of game-related trivia que... read

YTMND Thursday: The worst edition yet!

Jun 28
So this week has been pretty much a slow week on YTMND land. I tried to find some good ones but these were the best I could get. Don't get me wrong, they may get a chuckle out of you. For the most part though, nothing awe... read

Nicole Kidman FAILS at Brain Training in this new ad

Jun 26
What a shocker. A celebrity has a Nintendo DS in her hands ... and is playing Brain Training! Wow, only Brain Age or Nintendogs could ramp up the cliche' levels. Tom Cruise's former snatch of the month, Nicole Kidman,... read

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