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
Director(s) Noriko Kitamura
Yuichiro Ito
Producer(s) Kouichi Kawamoto
Designer(s) Tadashi Matsushita
Katsuhiko Kanno
Artist(s) Kazuma Norisada
Yuri Adachi
Akira Koizumi
Composer(s) Minako Hamano
Shinji Ushiroda
Megumi Inoue
Shinobu Nagata
Platform(s) Nintendo 3DS
Release
  • JP: July 28, 2012
  • NA: February 10, 2013
  • EU: July 28, 2017
  • AU: July 29, 2017
Genre(s) Puzzle
Mode(s) Single-player, multiplayer

Brain Age: Concentration TrainingJPN, known in Europe and Australia as Dr. Kawashima's Devilish Brain Training: Can You Stay Focused?, is a puzzle video game developed and published by Nintendo and is the fourth 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. After a five-year delay, the game was eventually released in Europe on July 28, 2017 and Australia on July 29, 2017. 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.

Development[edit]

The game was planned to be released in Europe on March 8, 2013,[1] and after to April 12, 2013;[2] however, despite releasing fully localized information on the title, Nintendo of Europe had since announced the game's release being postponed on April 9, 2013 with no official reason given.[3]

On April 12, 2017, during a Nintendo Direct, Nintendo announced the release date for Europe. The game was released on July 28, 2017, exactly five years after the original Japanese release.[4] Nintendo Australia later also confirmed a local release in Australia.[5]

Reception[edit]

Reception
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.[6][7]

Notes[edit]

^ 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).

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