BODY AND BRAIN CONNECTION™ NOW AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY ON KINECT FOR XBOX 360
Move Your Body to Exercise Your Brain in an Exciting New Title from the Makers of the Brain Exercise with Dr. Kawashima Series
SANTA CLARA, Calif., (Feb. 8, 2011) – Leading video games publisher and developer NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc. today released Bodyand BrainConnection™ for Kinect™, controller-free games and entertainment for Xbox 360®. Players of all ages must think fast and act even fasteras they answer math, logic, reflex, memory and physical related questions using the full-motion capabilities of the Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor. From the originator of the video game brain training craze,Bodyand BrainConnectionchallenges players to exercise both mind and body in the most cerebral and energetic party game ever..
Bodyand BrainConnectionwas developed under the supervision of renowned Japanese neuroscientist, Dr. Ryuta Kawashima. In addition to his neurological work in Japan, Dr. Kawashima has also supervised the development of several best-selling games. His previous efforts with video games proved to millions of gamers around the world how fun it can be to train your brain in minutes a day with simple brain puzzles. His latest research shows that, in addition to simple daily mind exercises, brain activity is also jump-started by physical movement; thus resulting in Bodyand BrainConnection.The unique full-body motion Kinect for Xbox 360 sensor allows a player’’ body and mind to work in unison as they get off the couch to work out problems in their heads and complete the answer with specific physical actions.
Bodyand BrainConnectionincludes numerous activities in both single player and multiplayer modes. A daily tracker will ensure that players are up-to-date with their current progress as they solve past-paced exercises as quickly as possible. In addition, up to four friends can compete in fun and engaging activities as theystrive for the fittest brain. To stimulate players’ minds post-launch, downloadable content (DLC) will be available featuring additional exercises and challenges. Details regarding the DLC will be released in the coming weeks.
Bodyand BrainConnectioncarries an ESRB rating of “E” for everyone. For more information about Bodyand BrainConnection, please visit http://bodyandbrainconnection.com,>
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About NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc.
NAMCO BANDAI Games America Inc., part of NAMCO BANDAI Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content — including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN®, Tekken®, SOULCALIBUR®, NARUTO™, NARUTO SHIPPUDEN™, Dragon Ball®, GALAGA®, RIDGE RACER® and ACE COMBAT®. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.namcobandaigames.comor www.facebook.com/namco.
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