Bandai Namco Steals Dr Kawashima

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Dec 11, 2007
  1. Hadrian
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    Former Staff Hadrian Better than Craigslist

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    So Bandai Namco has this Brain Training style game that basically lets you do "brain exercises" daily, sounds like that Nintendo game to me. Wait a sec...they have got Dr Kawashima name on it! So not only does it steal the idea that Nintendo made popular (thats "popular" and not invented) but they get a license so casual gamers will think its by the same people. Namco Bandai have reached a new low.

    Source: http://www.pocketgamer.co.uk/r/Mobile/Brai...news.asp?c=5140
     
  2. Maikel Steneker

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    Sega made two PSP games in Japan with his name too, you know.
     
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    well, i guess the old guy can put his name on whatever he wishes. sounds like a smart move by namco to me. dirty, but smart.
     
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    Mind Quiz, I must say it was pretty fun on the PSP. (Don't know on the DS).

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    Well, Nintendo should pay the ransom and all set =)
     
  6. Jackreyes

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    THAT IS PATHETIC!
     
  7. Harsky

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    I'm starting to wonder if this whole thing is a sham. Really, the second you put the words Doctor in front of a name everyone listens to you. Like the Atkins diet.

    But I have to say, it's even got my dad into gaming with the simple maths questions which was something I never expected
     
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    I think the doctor has some exclusive rights to the game.
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    "Bruuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuu"
     
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    "bruuuuuuuuuuuuuu"? Do not get...
     
  10. dodol

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    if the "doctor" get paid exclusively by big N, namco bandai can get sued.
     
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    its too bad more companies piling on the casual game bandwagon didnt mean more DIFFERENT games instead of rip offs of one or two games.
     

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