Brain Voyage

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Brain Voyage
Brain Voyage.jpg
Box art
Developer(s) Razorback Developments
Publisher(s) Eidos Interactive
Platform(s) Nintendo DS
  • EU: April 11, 2008
  • AU: April 24, 2008
  • NA: May 5, 2008
Genre(s) Educational

Brain Voyage is an educational video game released for the Nintendo DS in the PAL region and in North America on April 11, 2008, and May 5, 2008, respectively. The game was first released in the PAL region under the name Dr. Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders. The player solves puzzles while traveling around the world to iconic global cities and locales that each have five of those puzzles. Such locations include Cape Town, South Africa; Beijing, China; Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; New Mexico, United States; and the Aztec Ruins National Monument. All of the puzzles were designed by the award-winning board game designer Reiner Knizia.


Aggregate score
Aggregator Score
Metacritic 52/100[1]
Review scores
Publication Score
GameSpot 5/10[4]
GameSpy 2.5/5 stars[5]
GameZone 5.4/10[2]
IGN 5/10[3]
Pocket Gamer 7/10[6]

Brain Voyage received mixed reviews from critics upon release. On Metacritic, the game holds a score of 52/100 based on 12 reviews, indicating "mixed or average reviews."[1]


  1. ^ a b "Brain Voyage for DS Reviews". Metacritic. Retrieved 9 January 2018. 
  2. ^ David, Mike (21 May 2008). "Brain Voyage Review - Nintendo DS". GameZone. Archived from the original on 24 May 2008. Retrieved 9 January 2008. 
  3. ^ DeVries, Jack (5 May 2008). "Brain Voyage Review". IGN. Archived from the original on 7 May 2008. Retrieved 9 January 2018. 
  4. ^ Thomas, Aaron (13 May 2008). "Brain Voyage for DS Review". GameSpot. Archived from the original on 25 January 2009. Retrieved 9 January 2018. 
  5. ^ Accardo, Sal (23 May 2008). "Brain Voyage". GameSpy. Retrieved 9 January 2018. 
  6. ^ Hearn, Rob (18 April 2008). "Dr Reiner Knizia's Brainbenders review - DS reviews". Pocket Gamer. Retrieved 9 January 2018. 

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