• Navigation
  • open search





Brain Spa

Download Editors' Rating:
Editors' Rating:
No Rating
Average User Rating:
out of 3 votes out of 3 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
  • Total Downloads:
  • Date Added:
    Aug. 22, 2008
  • Price:
    Free to try
  • File Size:
  • Downloads Last Week:
  • Platform:

Publisher's Description

read more +
User Reviews

Results 1–3 of 3

3 stars

"Good game to play for fun."

March 12, 2010  |  By Mixedsignals258

2010-03-12 18:45:55  |  By Mixedsignals258

 |  Version: Brain Spa 1


Fun and easy to play.


the graphics
game not challenging enough for adults


This game is great brain training for kids. I wouldn't recommend this game for adults.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (0)  

3 stars

"good game... but better alternatives exist."

January 28, 2010  |  By fredthefred

2010-01-28 09:25:07  |  By fredthefred

 |  Version: Brain Spa 1


a few good mini games worth checking out
automatically adjusts difficulty level according to your performance
does a good job of keeping track of your performance in each category, daily, monthly, yearly


format or theme of the game is a turn off to some
art style is an odd choice for this genre
not a lot of variety of games compared to others in the category


I've played a few other brain games like big brain academy, nintendo's brain age, brain challenge and even signed up for the online brain training game, lumosity. It's become a popular genre and there are many more to choose from.

So how does brain spa compare to these? Well, I've been playing the full game everyday for a few months. I like the game but it certainly isn't the best in the genre.

I bought it because it can get boring playing the same mini games over and over again, so i wanted a new game to add some variety. Variety and newness keep the brain sharp. Or at least that's what these games tell you.

At first i was turned off by the whole format, as some people who play the demo might be. The game takes place in a town done in some old fashioned 1950's style. Each building in the town corresponds to a different mini game. There are two buildings for each category: logic (calculation and comparison), language (word jumbles and categories), perception (identification and comparison), memory (visual and auditory). They are not all available right away though - they have to be unlocked and it takes a while.

This is the other problem with the game, in that it doesn't offer a lot of mini games. I felt lumosity and brain challenge had a greater variety of mini games.

There is also factory that gives you a daily test, which you can take only once a day and tests you in every category and charts your progress. There is also a mayor who provides you with your highest scores and gives you additional puzzles to unlock.

All in all, i would have preferred a more straight forward approach with just menu's but you can't really fault them for trying to be creative.

If you play this game enough, you'll see it can become pretty challenging. each mini game will adjust its difficulty according to your performance. i saw this as a welcomed change to other games where you have to choose the difficulty at the onset.

My favorites are the logic mini game where you have to match colors and the calculation mini game where you go shopping and have to add up three or four different numbers to match the target amount. Most games that test your calculation
just do two numbers. I actually saw progress in my math abilities with this game. But why not go further and do multiplication, division, subtraction? I understand it's just testing logic ability but if a game can improve your everyday math skills, why not?

In conclusion a few of the games here are unique and fun but nothing exceptional. If you can find it cheap like i did, and you've tried all the others, it's a worthwhile game. Don't be turned off by the odd choice in presentation. It'll grow on you.

Updated on Apr 19, 2011

I've had this game for a couple of years now, and I found I play this pretty regularly. I've also played a lot of puzzle/ brain games over the years and many of them aren't very good in comparison. I would update this game review to give it 4 stars.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (0)   (0)  

2 stars

" . . ."

August 26, 2008  |  By bdbranch

2008-08-26 01:10:31  |  By bdbranch

 |  Version: Brain Spa 1


It runs, yeah yippy.


In case you wanted to know why the Headline had nothing, that's because there's nothing worth noting. Honestly don't let the name Brain Spa fool ya, there's nothing special here & after the demo, I couldn't be bothered chasing a full version, simple as that.

Reply to this review

Was this review helpful? (1)   (0)  

Results 1–3 of 3

Add Your Review

Login or create an account to post a review.

You are logged in as . Please submit your review for Brain Spa
Add Your Review

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

Update Your Review

Since you've already submitted a review for this product, this submission will be added as an update to your original review.

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our site terms of use.

see all reviews +

Full Specifications

What's new in version 1
This version is the first release on CNET
Publisher Legacy Interactive
Publisher web site
Release Date August 22, 2008
Date Added August 22, 2008
Version 1
Category Games
Subcategory Sudoku, Crossword & Puzzle Games
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Additional Requirements Windows 98/NT/2000/XP/Vista
Download Information
File Size 3.65MB
File Name
Total Downloads 2,902
Downloads Last Week 1
License Model Free to try
Limitations Not available
Price Free
Add to my list Report a problem
read more +

Submit a problem report for Brain Spa

Please describe the problem you have with this software. This information will be sent to our editors for review.


The Installer isn't working as expected

The download link does not work

The software has a newer version

The product contains malicious software



Please select a feedback type.

Please enter a description.

Submit Problem Report


Problem Report submitted

Thank you for submitting a problem report! The Download team is committed to providing you with accurate software information.