Exercise your brain and head back to school top of the class

19 August 2010

Junior Brain Trainer 2 from Avanquest is loaded with new challenges to improve kids’ spelling and memory to agility and concentration

Avanquest Software Publishing is soon to release Junior Brain Trainer 2 on the Nintendo DS TM , a game designed to put young minds to the test and improve memory, spelling, reading, logic and problem solving skills. The second instalment of the popular children’s learning game is aimed at 6-11 year olds and is packed full with 130 new mind boggling games and exercises to keep kids entertained while they learn.

The range of activities on Junior Brain Trainer 2 has been designed to create stimulating and fun game play that will help children improve a basic, yet important range of skills to support their classroom studies and build confidence in school. New to Junior Brain Trainer 2 are two game play modes, which players can choose from depending on age and academic level:

Progressive mode - this is better suited for younger players as they can start at the easiest level and work their way up through the harder exercises at their own gradual pace.

Pot Luck mode - more advanced players will find this a fun way to test their knowledge as questions at all levels are randomly generated.

Players must complete five training exercises each day in order to unlock a variety of mini games and this helps keep them focused and stimulated as they work towards a reward. Rewards include 11 new unlockable mini-games, designed to test memory, dexterity, agility, speed and concentration as players use the stylus or control pad to drag, drop and move objects around. These include:

Greedy Frog - players must help the frog catch 10 dragonflies by jumping over lilypads before they sink into the pond.

Find the Kennel - guide a puppy through a maze and back to its kennel before time runs out

Catch the Sheep - round the sheep up and get them back in their pen.

As well as new games there are old favourites such as Solitaire and Snake for players to enjoy plus activities such as Alphabet to improve writing skills and Hangman to help with spelling and reading skills.

New features in Junior Brain Trainer 2 include:

    <*>Two new game modes - Progressive and Pot Luck <*>11 new unlockable mini games including; Whack a Mole, Fruit Picking and Save the Cheese <*>130 new puzzles and activities

Fast facts:

Publisher: Avanquest Software Publishing

Developer: Sanuk Games

Distributor: Interactive, GEM, CentreSoft

Release date: 17th September

PEGI: 3+

Format: Nintendo DS

Genre: Brain training

RRP:£19.99

Notes to Editor:

Sales information for Junior Brain Trainer 2

Price:£19.99

Available from: www.avanquest.co.uk

Published by: Avanquest Software Publishing

About Avanquest Software

Avanquest Software is one of the world’s leading software developers and publishers, with operations in Europe, North America and China, and marketing its software titles through Retail, Corporate, OEM and Direct-to-Consumer channels. The company is committed to innovation in the design, development and publishing of world-class, easy-to-use and affordable software. Avanquest Software is listed on Euronext (ISIN FR0004026714) since December 1996. Additional information is available at http://www.avanquest.com or http://about.avanquest.com.

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