Brain Age: Concentration Training

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Brain Age: Concentration Training
Japanese Demon Training Box Art.jpeg
North American box art
Developer(s) Nintendo SPD
Publisher(s) Nintendo
Platform(s) Nintendo 3DS
Release date(s) JP 20120728July 28, 2012
NA 20130210February 10, 2013
TW July 26, 2013[1]
KOR 20130905September 5, 2013
Genre(s) Puzzle game
Mode(s) Single player, multiplayer
Distribution Nintendo 3DS Game Card, eShop download

Brain Age: Concentration TrainingJPN is a puzzle video game developed and published by Nintendo, and is the third major entry in the Brain Age series, and the first entry made specifically for the Nintendo 3DS. It was first released in Japan on July 28, 2012, and was then released in North America on February 10, 2013. The game was planned to be released in Europe on April 12, 2013 under the title Dr Kawashima's Devilish Brain Training: Can You Stay Focused?;[3] however, despite releasing fully localized information on the title, Nintendo of Europe had since announced the game's release being postponed as of April 9, 2013. No official reason was given, and the game's European release date remained suspended for the remainder of 2013 and all of 2014.

Brain Age: Concentration Training features a selection of activities and minigames that are designed to stimulate and improve the player's concentration and working memory.


Aggregate scores
Aggregator Score
GameRankings 73.33%
Metacritic 71/100

Brain Age: Concentration Training received average critical reviews, gaining aggregate scores of 73.33% and 71/100 on GameRankings and Metacritic, respectively.


^ In Japan, the game is known as Tohoku University Institute of Development, Aging and Cancer Professor and Supervisor Ryuta Kawashima's Tough 5-Minute Brain Training with Demon Training (東北大学加齢医学研究所 川島隆太教授監修 ものすごく脳を鍛える5分間の鬼トレーニング Tōhōku Daigaku Kareīgakukenkyūjo Kawashima Ryūta Kyōju Kanshū: Monosugoku Nō o Kitaeru Go Funkun no Oni Torēningu?).