What you need to know
- Big Brain Academy is a game series that tasks players with solving problems to determine their brain power.
- A new game is coming to Nintendo Switch, with local and online functionality.
- The game will release exclusively on Nintendo Switch on December 3, 2021.
Nintendo loves keeping its players fit in both body and mind, with games like Ring Fit Adventure and Big Brain Academy. Nintendo recently announced in a tweet that a new entry in the Big Brain Academy series will be making its way onto the Nintendo Switch this year.
#BigBrainAcademy: Brain vs. Brain is coming to #NintendoSwitch on 12/03! Flex your brainpower or engage in a battle of brains with your family and friends! 🧠 pic.twitter.com/lVavwzxbzd#BigBrainAcademy: Brain vs. Brain is coming to #NintendoSwitch on 12/03! Flex your brainpower or engage in a battle of brains with your family and friends! 🧠 pic.twitter.com/lVavwzxbzd— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) September 2, 2021September 2, 2021
Keeping the classic hand-drawn art style we know and love, Big Brain Academy: Bran vs. Brain tasks players with solving problems through mini-games to see just how beefy their brains are. This time around, the newest entry in the series will feature two-player battles using the game's touchscreen, which is sure to crank up the heat.
Multiple players will be able to participate in mini-games in docked mode, with each player being able to select their own difficulty, so the challenges always stay fair to all who play. Players can battle ghost data from local users as well as online against players around the world, which will require a Nintendo Switch Online subscription to participate.
Do you think you'll be able to withstand the brain strain when this game arrives on December 3? Let us know in the comments below!
Take your brain straight to the gym
In Big Brain Academy: Brain vs. Brain, you and your friends can compete to see who wields the most brain power. With both local and online minigames, there's loads of fun to be had, all while keeping your noodle in shape!
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Nadine is a freelance writer for iMore with a specialty in all things Nintendo, often working on news, guides, reviews, and editorials. She's been a huge Nintendo fan ever since she got to pet her very own Nintendog, and enjoys looking at Nintendo's place in the video game industry. Writing is her passion, but she mostly does it so that she can pay off her ever-growing debt to Tom Nook. Her favorite genres are simulation games, rhythm games, visual novels, and platformers. You can find her at @stopthenadness on Twitter, where she'll more than likely be reposting cute Animal Crossing content.