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Wednesday, September 15, 2010

thinkSMART Nintendo DS Games Review & Giveaway (CLOSED)

I'm always looking for good educational games for the portable handheld systems. If you're into puzzle games, math games, memory games, mystery-solving games, or any brain-enhancing games, thinkSMART games have come up with a variety of these learning games that are available on Nintendo WII and Nintendo DS platforms. I was given the opportunity to review the thinkSMART as well as the thinkSMART Kids 8+. The games were just released in August 2010 by Mentor InterActive.





thinkSMART is the version that aims more for the adult. I think the older children would like it too. It is the newest brain-expanding learning game for the Nintendo DS. Challenge your memory, speed up your quick thinking, and improve problem-solving with exciting mini-games. There are six different training categories with three levels of difficulty. This brain training program helps players develop a wide range of thinking skills in imaginative and creative ways. Throughout the game, there are useful tips that can help you to succeed every challenge. You can play against friends, a computer opponent, or challenge your own records.





thinkSMART for Kids 8+ is a fast-paced collection of stimulating and brain-twisting puzzle games that challenges young players' brain power with creative and fun games. You can select a boy or girl coach for personalized feedback and contains 18 mini-games in 6 categories with three levels of difficulty. Your personal trainer will provide you with assistance when you need it and guide you through the game. Kids can play alone, with friends, or face down the computer in head-to-head competition.





I let my 2-year old Brandon play (with my assistance, of course). He's actually a pretty quick learner. He’s a still bit to young to understand completely, but he just gets excited with the animated characters and objects. He's always curious about things. Based on the challenge level, it is more for kids around 8 years and up as they recommend.





With these educational games, I believe it will help develop memory and language skills for both adults and children. Other games are also available as Think Logic Trainer and Think Logic Trainer Kids.

WHERE TO BUY
These games are available at your local Toys-R-Us, Best Buy, Game Stop, or on Amazon.com



WIN IT
thinkSMART Nintendo Game Giveaway


One (1) lucky reader will have a chance to win a copy of the thinkSMART Game for Nintendo DS or Wii. Chosen winner will be selected via Random.org. Visit the website at http://www.thinksmartgames.com and comment below which of the 3 versions of the game you like if you win. This is a mandatory entry.

For Additional Optional Entries (Post in a separate comment for each additional entry.):

2) Follow me on Google Friend Connect (2 entries)
3) Follow me on Twitter @jennieyuen (1 entry)
4) Follow ThinkSmartGame on Twitter @ThinkSmartGame (1 entry)
5) LIKE my Facebook Page at Jen's Reviews and Giveaways (3 entries)
6) LIKE my OTHER Facebook Page at The Art of Jennie Yuen (3 entries)
8) Post about this giveaway on your blog with the URL in the comment. (3 entries)
9) Tweet about this giveaway by tweeting the following (3 entries):  
Win your own copy of @ThinkSmartGames for Nintendo DS or Wii. Review & Giveaway @jennieyuen - http://bit.ly/cxwtAD
 

Contest is open to US residents only. Contest closes October 20, 2010 11:59pm (PST).


Disclosure: I received the series of thinkSMART games at no charge in exchange for a review of my opinion. Thanks to The Bender Hammerling Group PR and ThinkSMART Games. The opinions expressed are my own personal and honest thoughts. No other compensation was given.



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55 comments:

Aysha said...

I love how they come up with intriguing educational games now. Makes great entertainment for the older kids

Mama Hill said...

I need some brain expanding! Changing the diapers of two little boys and playing blocks all day just doesn't cut it!

justicecw said...

They all look like great games but I think ThinkSmart Wii Family would be most useful for us. Thanks for the chance, justicecw@hotmail.com

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Danetta said...

I'd love to get the thinkSMART for Kids on DS for my son.
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floating said...

i think the thinkSMART for Kids 8+ for the ds
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