Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree  (Wii, 2007)
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Big Brain Academy: Wii Degree (Wii, 2007)

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  • Genre: Educational Trivia
  • Rating: E - Everyone
  • Platform: Wii
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Based on 20 user reviews
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185

Quite Entertaining

byannieind Apr 21, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fun To Play, Good Value
Recommended it? Yes

This game is apparently trying to turn you into a scholar and I liked the concept. It is a good brain exercise game. You can play this game in multi player mode and test your abilities against other players. A good game. Read full review »

10

Excellent and Quick Game!

byjurban Apr 6, 2010
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fun To Play, Easy to Use, Multiplayer
Cons none
Recommended it? Yes

The Big Brain Academy is a fantastic game for all to try. It consists of a series of quizzes, similar to what you will see on processing tests administered by Psychologists. I enjoyed comparing them to the paper tests I have seen for so many years. Plus, this was my chance to take one instead of... Read full review »

106

Game for Brain

bykevinwebb92 Mar 23, 2010
1 Helpfuls 2 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Recommended it? Yes

If you are tired of playing usual blood and gore games, then buy this game and exercise your brain cells. You can play this game on your own or can team up. therefore it makes a good game for family days. There are different levels and you can also go online for sharing your scores. Go, start... Read full review »

103

Will challenge your brain

byerinsmerchek Feb 20, 2010
3 Helpfuls 4 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Fun To Play
Cons none
Recommended it? Yes

I enjoy this game more than my husband.  But I am more for the thinking games, while he is more about the sports and action games.  I like the different challenges, however, after a while they seem repetitive and boring. Read full review »

7

A cute way to increase your brain power

bydanniez28 Nov 18, 2009
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Definitely good food for the brain.
Cons Becomes old too fast.
Recommended it? Yes

Having played Big Brain Academy for DS, a friend of mine offered to  lend me his Big Brain Academy for Wii and of course I accepted as I thought it would be interesting to see if there were any differences or improvements.

Of course being able to use your Mii character and keep a record of... Read full review »

75

Love this game!

bySBlakeWilson Nov 10, 2009
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Makes learning FUN
Recommended it? Yes

I am SO glad I purchased Big Brain Academy!  I have so much fun playing, and so do my kids!  Learning is FUN again! Read full review »

15

Your Kids will love beating you!

bycdconner1983 Nov 9, 2009
Helpful? 1 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Great game solo or multi-player!
Cons None!!
Recommended it? Yes

I am not going to bore you with all the details of this game, because there are just too many!!
You start with your own personal Mii and go from there! Are you smart enough to beat your kids? I personally will be seeing my doctor soon to find out why I can't remember what I have just seen or... Read full review »

ldon526
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Exercise your brain - Earn your degree from the Big Brain Academy

byldon526 Jul 31, 2009
26 Helpfuls 27 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Excellent way to stimulate your brain
Cons Too much filler to read, younger players may have a hard time with some activities
Recommended it? Yes

I recently stumbled across Big Brain Academy - Wii Degree while looking for Wii games at my library.  The game caught my eye right away as something that I could possibly use to stimulate my mind. Big Brain Academy is a series of quizzes to challenge your mind and grow your brain.

Big... Read full review »

16

Big Brain Academy is Great For the Whole Family!

bystacial Jul 27, 2008
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros You can use this product with the whole family.
Cons The MC/teacher talks too much sometimes. Not any real exercise in this.
Recommended it? Yes

This is a great game to play if it is a rainy day outside and want some family bonding time. With the MC in it, it was very easy to learn the instructions and all of the mini games to play. All of the mini games are very entertaining and do not get boring at all. I like how there are all different... Read full review »

2

Fun for all the family

bytreasure99 Jul 15, 2008
11 Helpfuls 12 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Challenging, simple to learn, flexible, multiplayer
Cons Some repetition, may lead to friends and family not speaking!
Recommended it? Yes

I got this game for the Wii after reading about Brain training and thought it would be a good game to keep the mind sharp! There are lots of different things you can do - single player, team player, play against records etc and therefore it is a very flexible game - great to play on your own and... Read full review »

87

Just as great as the handheld version!

byhoudini16409 May 13, 2008
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros addicting, new games
Cons annoying professor
Recommended it? Yes

My husband told me for Mother's Day to go to the video game store and pick out a new game for my Nintendo Wii. I have been such a huge fan of the Big Brain Academy for the Nintendo DS that I thought I would give this one a try. This game has a lot of similar qualities to the Nintendo DS version,... Read full review »

25

This goofy game is a ton of fun

bydjglae Apr 25, 2008
7 Helpfuls 8 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Good for all ages Educational
Cons The moderator guy is annoying
Recommended it? Yes

So when you first sit down and watch someone else play this game, it honestly looks rather boring. But then you actually get to play it, and the competitive spirit takes over. It is then that you realize this game is a ton of fun. Also the motions on the Wii are not complicated at all, so it is a... Read full review »

10

Wii Big Brain academy

bymrsstuart Mar 28, 2008
16 Helpfuls 17 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Offers alot in one game, teaches while you play, fun for family or group
Cons a bit pricy
Recommended it? Yes

This is a great Wii game. It is different than just the interactive movable characters and really concentrates on the brain power. This game is super fun for a big group of people to compete and have fun with, as 8 people can play at one time. You basically race to compete with all sorts of your... Read full review »

1

Cussing at the Cursor

bycindymancini Dec 24, 2007
9 Helpfuls 10 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros 15 decent fun educational games.
Cons You have to use the Wii cursor. Not a physically active Wii game.
Recommended it? No

I bought this expecting my kids to have a fun, active learning experience with our new Wii. The problem with this game is that relies exclusively on the Wii cursor -- quite possibly the most lame technology existing today, surpassed easily by the pencil. The handheld control itself, which... Read full review »

386

Fun Way to Exercise Your Brain

bykjscrafts Jul 17, 2007
13 Helpfuls 14 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Several fun activities, challenged you to do better
Cons It does get kind of repetitive.
Recommended it? Yes

My First Thoughts

I got this game in the mail yesterday from the rental place. I play it a little and found it enjoyable. I only had time to do the test part so far, but the different activities seem fun. There is quite a nice variety shown in just the test. The practice mode by looks... Read full review »

94

I'm Sitting On My Duff Playing Video Games, But It's Educational...Right?

bymaddogdenny Jul 9, 2007
30 Helpfuls 31 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Addictive, fun, simple, great multiplayer.
Cons Perhaps a bit too simple.
Recommended it? Yes

Here's a game that's equal parts captivating and frustrating. It's captivating because the gameplay is simple, addictive, and most importantly fun; frustrating because while Nintendo fans are waiting for the next big game, we have to go with yet another one that is essentially a compilation of mini... Read full review »

60

Wii would like to learn

byreviewerrob Jul 7, 2007
19 Helpfuls 20 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Educational, great solo and multiplayer modes, lots of replay
Cons Voice coach is annoying sometimes, too easy at times
Recommended it? Yes

This is a sequel of sorts to the DS Big Brain game. I had wanted to play the game, but I didn't own a DS. After reading a bit on this game, I decided to buy it without ever playing it. I was very pleased with my purchase.

Story

There isn't a huge story for the game. You are a... Read full review »

1353

Big Brain Academy: Smartening Skillz On The Wii

byGravityGirl Jun 21, 2007
44 Helpfuls 45 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Entertaining *and* educational
Cons None
Recommended it? Yes

Although Big Brain Academy for the DS was overshadowed by Brain Age, it was still a fun little game and for $20, the price was just right.

What's up with Nintendo charging full price for the Wii versions of DS games? First Cooking Mama and now Big Brain Academy?

Needless to say,... Read full review »

7

Brain-bending good times!!

bylhudec Jun 18, 2007
19 Helpfuls 20 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Quick to learn, challenge to master
Cons The MC talks too much; multi-player games often allow only 1 remote
Recommended it? Yes

After seeing this game advertised on tv, I decided I simply MUST have it! Having purchased our Wii system only 1 week prior to buying this game, we were still fairly new to the Wii in the first place, but this game was definitely worth getting!

Setting up your characters is a breeze if... Read full review »

11

Big brain is big on fun!

bytriglazed Jun 17, 2007
12 Helpfuls 13 Helpfuls Was this review helpful?
Pros Family friendly & challenging
Cons Can't use 2 controllers at all times
Recommended it? Yes

Big brain academy for the Nintendo Wii is a great game for young and old alike. The game consists of many different types of puzzles which are broken down by the part of the brain necessary to solve. For example, counting puzzles fall under computation. Another test has a tricked out version of 3... Read full review »

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