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Brain Challenge and Bliss Island on XBLA this week

by: Dan -
More On: Xbox Live Arcade
Looks like its a two-fer of brain exercises, as Brain Challenge and Bliss Island will be making their way to XBLA this week.    Brain Challenge helps develope stress management skills through a bunch of different exercises with the help of a coach.  Bliss Island is an update on the Windows Vista puzzler, and allows you to challenge friends or go for the top spot on the Leaderboards.  Brain Challenge will be 800 Microsoft points and Bliss Island 400 points.  Both will be available starting Wednesday, March 12th at 4:00 a.m. EST.
Experience the first mind exercise game available on Xbox LIVE Arcade with Gameloft’s “Brain Challenge” and harness the power of the wind to conquer levels in Codemasters’ “Bliss Island,” an updated version of the popular Windows Vista puzzler. Both titles will be available on Xbox LIVE Arcade this Wednesday, March 12 at 9:00 a.m. GMT (1:00 a.m. PST).

Don’t let a good mind go to waste! Increase brain activity with “Brain Challenge,” an entertaining brain training program that helps players develop stress-management skills through a wide variety of games. A personal coach helps players develop their abilities in five areas of cognitive function, including logic, math, memory, visual thinking and concentration, in a fun and easy way.

“Brain Challenge” has something for everyone including Daily Test Mode, where players undergo a series of brain exercises and Stress Mode, which tests player’s abilities to stay calm under stress. For those looking for a relaxing experience, Creative Mode allows players to relax and explore their imagination and Child Test lets players play & share their exercises with younger people. For competitive players, the game features multiplayer support for up to four players offline and online, as well as detailed stats and graphs where they can track their overall performance and progression.

Developed and published by Gameloft, “Brain Challenge” will be available worldwide for 800 Microsoft Points and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB. For more details on “Brain Challenge” please visit:


Explore “Bliss Island” as Hoshi the Zwooph, a mystical blue creature that emits precise puffs of air to create clouds. Help Hoshi become the Bliss Island champion by winning over 25 unique challenges across nine intense levels. Better yet, challenge friends online for more competitive gameplay or focus on topping the Leaderboard charts! Codemasters’ “Bliss Island” will be available worldwide (with the exception of Japan and Korea) for 400 Microsoft Points and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB. For more details on “Bliss Island” please visit:


The Gamerscore News Team