Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training
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Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training Trailers
Dr Kawashima's Devilish Brain Training: Can you stay focused? - Launch Trailer (Nintendo 3DS)
Dr Kawashima's Devilish Brain Training: Can you stay focused? – Devilish Training (Nintendo 3DS)
Dr Kawashima's Devilish Brain Training: Can you stay focused? – Devilish Calculations (Nintendo 3DS)
Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training Screenshots
Critic Reviews for Dr Kawashima’s Devilish Brain Training
Thanks to a playful tone, an adaptive challenge and a wide selection of cleverly designed activities, Brain Age : Concentration Training successfully keeps the experience interesting, but also gratifying. Despite some persistent handwriting recognition issues and the rather large amount of recycled games, this devilish episode shall amuse our minds, an indubitable benefit, intellectual empowerment debates notwithstanding.
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It's a fun diversion, but I think that four years on it's a case of too little, too late and Brain Training's lost much of its charm. If you feel that information addiction has gotten the better of you or that you need to improve your focus, Devilish Brain training may be worthwhile – but it's both tedious and sparse.
Assuming concentration is a problem worth solving (an assumption lacking the solidest of foundations), I will argue there are better, significantly more efficient, ways to address it than through another game from a device that's otherwise a regular dopamine provider by its own rights.
Dr. Kawashima's Devilish Brain Training: Can You Stay Focused? is an admirable attempt to mix up the formula, and there are glimmers of greatness here - the dynamically adjusting difficulty is fantastic, for instance - but it just can't measure up to its predecessors and the new ground that they broke. The decision to wait five years to publish the game in Europe is to its detriment, too, making the formula seem even more dated than before. It does its job well, but it lacks Brain Training's focus and accessibility, making it a difficult recommendation compared to the past iterations.