SQUARE ENIX Announces Mensa AcademyTM
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SQUARE ENIX Announces Mensa AcademyTM PR Newswire LONDON, May 30, 2012 LONDON, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Curious about your IQ? Mensa, Barnstorm Games and Square Enix Partner to Stretch Grey Matter this July! Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment products and Barnstorm Games, today announce Mensa Academy, a new brain training game that will give players the ultimate grey matter workout. Mensa Academy will be available from July 27th 2012 in the United Kingdom, Scandinavia and PAL regions for Nintendo® Wii™ and 3DS™, Windows PC platforms, Smartphones and in the near future for HD consoles, Android and iOS. The game will be packed with a series of fun and stimulating mini-games and challenges, filled with questions endorsed by Mensa, the renowned global high IQ society "Mensa Academy brings something unique to the brain training game market," stated Roger Cheung, Head of Acquisitions, Square Enix Europe. "We have teamed up with Barnstorm Games to bring this title, developed in cooperation with Mensa, to market in the UK and PAL regions. Mensa Academy is the most credible game of its kind to date from the definitive experts in the field of measuring and fostering intelligence. The power of the mind is fascinating, the real challenge is how to best maximise its potential. Mensa Academy tangibly tackles this in a user-friendly way, whilst providing hours of entertainment.

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SQUARE ENIX Announces Mensa AcademyTM
PR Newswire
LONDON, May 30, 2012
LONDON
,
May 30, 2012
/PRNewswire/ --
Curious about your IQ?
Mensa, Barnstorm Games and Square Enix Partner to Stretch Grey Matter this
July!
Square Enix Ltd., the publisher of SQUARE ENIX® interactive entertainment
products and Barnstorm Games, today announce
Mensa Academy
, a new
brain training game that will give players the ultimate grey matter workout.
Mensa Academy
will be available from
July 27th
2012 in the
United Kingdom
,
Scandinavia and PAL regions for Nintendo® Wii™ and 3DS™, Windows PC
platforms, Smartphones and in the near future for HD consoles, Android and
iOS.
The game will be packed with a series of fun and stimulating mini-games and
challenges, filled with questions endorsed by Mensa, the renowned global high
IQ society
"
Mensa Academy
brings something unique to the brain training game
market," stated Roger Cheung, Head of Acquisitions, Square Enix Europe. "We
have teamed up with Barnstorm Games to bring this title, developed in
cooperation with Mensa, to market in the UK and PAL regions.
Mensa Academy
is the most credible game of its kind to date from the
definitive experts in the field of measuring and fostering intelligence. The power
of the mind is fascinating, the real challenge is how to best maximise its
potential.
Mensa Academy
tangibly tackles this in a user-friendly way, whilst
providing hours of entertainment."
"We are delighted to be partnering with Square Enix for the release of our
Mensa Academy
title in the UK and PAL regions," stated Simon Jeffrey, CEO of
Barnstorm Games. "It was important for us to produce a product that exudes
the authority of the Mensa brand, whilst providing a vibrant and entertaining
environment in which players can train, take the test and challenge their
friends."
Created in collaboration with Mensa,
Mensa Academy
offers players the ability
to determine and improve their score in Play, Coach and Test modes. Play
mode challenges players to take on 100+ replayable levels in five disciplines-
Numeracy, Language, Logic, Memory, and Visual, packed with questions. For
further training, players can use Coach mode to hone their abilities and assess
their progress in key disciplines before taking their skills to the next level in
taking the Test and discovering their Mensa Academy score; will all that brain
training have paid off?
"It's fantastic to be working with Barnstorm Games and Square Enix to bring
Mensa Academy to the market. Said John Stevenage Chief Executive, British
Mensa Ltd. Not only does the game encourage brain training and challenge the
mind it is a great deal of fun for all age groups."
For more information about
MensaAcademy,
visit
http://www.mensaacademy.com.
Mensa Academy
is developed by Silverball
Studios and Barnstorm Games and published by Square Enix Europe.
Please find accompanying images here: http://basket.square-enix-
press.com/PVZSquare48b330fa3399839308411236381.zip
About Mensa
Mensa is the worldwide organisation for people with IQs in the top two percent
of the population. You can take a supervised IQ Test from any one of our
centres throughout the UK,
Channel Islands
and
Ireland
to find out if you qualify
for membership. Tests are scored by Mensa and results are kept confidential
To find out where and how to test in your region visit-http://www.mensa.org.uk-
in the
United Kingdom
and
Ireland
or http://www.mensa.org to find Mensa in
your country.
MENSA and the Mensa logo are registered around the world as
trademarks/service marks of Mensa International Limited and/or other affiliated
Mensa organisations.
About Square Enix Ltd.
Square Enix Ltd., a part of the Square Enix Europe business unit, develops,
publishes, distributes and licenses SQUARE ENIX®, EIDOS® and TAITO®
branded entertainment content in
Europe
and other PAL territories as part of
the Square Enix Group. Square Enix Ltd. also has a global network of leading
development studios such as IO Interactive™, Crystal Dynamics® and Eidos
Montréal. The Square Enix Group boasts a valuable portfolio of intellectual
property including: FINAL FANTASY, which has sold over 100 million units
worldwide, DRAGON QUEST® which has sold over 59 million units worldwide
and TOMB RAIDER® which has sold over 35 million units worldwide; and the
legendary SPACE INVADERS®. Square Enix Ltd. is a
London
-based, wholly-
owned subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd. More information on Square
Enix Ltd. can be found at http://www.square-enix.com/eu/en/.
DEUS EX-: HUMAN REVOLUTION, CRYSTAL DYNAMICS, DRAGON QUEST, EIDOS,
FINAL FANTASY, IO INTERACTIVE, SPACE INVADERS, SQUARE ENIX, the SQUARE
ENIX logo, TAITO and TOMB RAIDER are registered trademarks or trademarks
of the Square Enix Group. All other trademarks are the property of their
respective owners.
About Barnstorm Games
Nomisian Ltd t/a Barnstorm Games publishes, distributes and develops
interactive entertainment products on multiple formats, available throughout
the world. Titles include: Mensa Brain test, the No.1 iOS Entertainment App in
17 countries; Let's Draw, the UK No.1 DS title; Thomas the Tank Engine and
Hello Kitty Party.
Further information about Barnstorm Games and its products can be found at:
http://www.barnstormgames.com.
Software © 2012 Nomisian Ltd.
About Silverball Studios
Silverball Studios specialises in high-quality, family-friendly games and
applications for a wide variety of platforms. Silverball has worked with some of
the world's biggest publishers, including Nintendo, Konami and Square Enix and
are experts in the sensitive treatment of global brands and IP such as Mario,
Thomas the Tank Engine, Frogger and Mensa.