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Sight Training (Nintendo DS)

by Nintendo
Nintendo DS
 Ages 3 and Over
4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)
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  • Strengthens 5 aspects of the focus ability through simple and short training exercises.
  • Endorsed by the famous Japanese "Visual Training" professor Ishigaki Hisao.
  • All operations are activated via simple touches so anyone can train there focus ability.

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Game Information

  • Platform:   Nintendo DS
  • Media: Video Game
  • Item Quantity: 1

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  • Product Dimensions: 12.7 x 14 x 1.3 cm ; 68 g
  • Release Date: 24 Jan 2008
  • Average Customer Review: 4.1 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (55 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 4,207 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

Product Description

Product Description

Sight Training

Manufacturer's Description

After training your brain with More Brain Training from Dr Kawashima: How old is your brain? you can now sharpen your Focus Power with Sight Training. Fast, fun activities and quick-play sports challenges give eyes the challenging workout they need.

Sight Training has you sharpen the five aspects of your Focus Ability by giving yours eyes a daily workout with fun and fast activities as well as quick play sports challenges. It includes ten Focus Ability exercises and eight Sports Training exercises. Sight Training focuses on daily training with graphs tracking daily progress for up to four users. You are rewarded an Eye Age, measured according to your strengths in the different Focus Abilities, which can ultimately be bought down to 20 years.

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114 of 117 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Challenging and fun. 26 Nov 2007
Fun: 4.0 out of 5 stars   
I've only had this game a couple of days but am enjoying it so far. The tests are quite challenging but will hopefully get easier with practice. The format is simmilar to that of Brain Training in that doing well in one test rewards you with the option of undertaking that same test at a "hard" level and also unlocks additional exercises. Graphs and best scores are recorded so that you can plot your progress.

The sports exercises are fun, especially the table tennis (the only additional game I've been rewarded with to date). The games are short but you can repeat them as many times as you like (tho' only your first result of the day will be recorded).

Overall, if you like the Brain Training series then I'd guess there's a good chance you'll like this.
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47 of 48 people found the following review helpful
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
Yes I agree the ultimate purpose of Brain Training was to train the brain but some of the tasks were tedious and repetitive.

With Sight Training however the fun element is re-introduced. Not only is the game overall a lot more captivating - revamp of menu styles/narration etc. but the mini games are ones you may have been brought with maybe at school, so that sense of nostalgia is there, the difficulty levels are great to lessen the repetition and there's dozens of mini games that eventually become available after completing tasks. For me the game itself was the improvement from the Brain Training series, definately worth looking into, I have more intentions at this stage of going back to it than I did with the Brain Training series.
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73 of 76 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Innovative and highly recommended! 9 Jan 2008
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I received a DS lite for Christmas and Sight Training was the second game I got for it. (The first being more Brain training).
I defy anyone not to enjoy using this great little collection of programs, particularly the sports games. I am unsure as to whether using Sight Training actually improves your eyesight but there is much fun to be had trying to lower your eye age in a similar way to trying to achieve a lower brain age in Brain Training.
The different exercises involve tracking moving objects using your eyes and using the stylus to tap objects on the screen. Others test your peripheral vision by flashing symbols in different parts of both screens and then asking you to recall what they were or indicate where they appeared. Your progress in daily tests is recorded and then plotted on graphs which can be compared with your friend's profiles. The more you play the more games are unlocked.
Overall, this title represents excellent value for money and is one to be enjoyed by people of every age.
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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Very Good 3 Jan 2008
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I enjoyed Doctor Kawishma brain training and sight training was made by the same makers so i got it. I'd say the science is abit more firm than brain training and i believe it does help your eyes. The games are alot of fun (i like the sports games the best) and challenging! One of the good features of this game is that it gives you a recomneded (bad speller) training programme which helps you improve your weak points. I have to agree with the other reviews, the narator isn't that good as he repeats himself time and time again and mostly states the obvious. For thoughs of you that aren't familiar with brain training or that type of game made by tough generations you do your workout daily and when you've finished your first minigame you but a stamp on the date. As you collect more stamps more games become available or you can play the games you've already unlocked in a different style or you can unlock a special feature like i can now do the eye relaxation exercise at any time. Speaking of the eye relaxation exercises they do become a bit annoying as when you've completed todays recomened training you have to do it (i think you can quit) but whats more annoying is that when your doing custom training (you can play on any game which you've unclocked) if you've done alot of it it stops you right in the middle and asks if you want to do eye relaxation, i tap skip and it says lets call it a day and takes me right back to the main menu where i've got to go into my profile and listen to the welcome speech. But all the same its really good fun and thoughs who played Brain Training and enjoyed it will certainly like this
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Still the same old pseudo scientific jargon 6 April 2008
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Fun: 3.0 out of 5 stars   
It is great fun but I do wish I could turn of all the chat which is very irrelevant. I suppose they had to think of a new title but this is more brain training 3. Why do all these games have an obsession for speed, surely they could have some puzzles that did not only rely on speed.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars More fun than it sounds 15 Sep 2009
By jem
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I think this is an excellent game. It does primarily test your eyesight, but your brain needs to be working pretty well also. There are basically two types of game, Core Training, which is the harder stuff, I find, and Sports Training, which is more for fun. I should mention that I have a basic eyesight problem in that one of my eyes is what's known as a lazy eye. It affects my peripheral vision to some extent. It's fine in day-to-day activity, but not so good when you're concentrating on a small screen because really only one eye has to try to do the work of two.

As mentioned above, you start off doing all the games at Normal level, but if you get a high score you are given the option of doing them at the Hard level. In both cases the game keeps track of your scores (and those of anyone else who opens a separate data file) from day to day, so you know if you are geting better (or worse).

You start off by completing an Eye Age Check and you are supposed to renew this at regular intervals as another means of showing your progress. The youngest age is 20. Mine was 18 years less than my actual age until tonight, when I did another check and have slipped back by 6 years. Grrr.

The exercises are supposed to be based on your Eye Age Check, but I reckon they are easier when you first start out because I'm finding it quite hard to match my best scores. Maybe they will become easier after tonight's check! You can complete a day's standard exercises in a few minutes, but there are ways of getting back into the system if, like me, you want more practice. In fact, I have scored the maximum in Normal level in several exercises, so I opt for the Hard level.
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