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New Art Academy
A doodle jump
by Tom Worthington 8/8/2012
Product: New Art Academy
Developer: Headstrong Games
Publisher: Nintendo
Format: 3DS
Genre: Casual
Players: 1
Networking: wireless (network)
Version: Europe
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It's been a good three years since my last brain-training routine, and I can only imagine what Dr Kawashima's polygonal visage will look like when I boot the game up again. My Nintendogs + Cats cart, meanwhile, is now a pet cemetery.

New Art Academy is less demanding. My arty tutor Vincent is far more understanding about my busy schedule, and his sleepy mutt Bacon isn't constantly nagging me for walks. ...
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A handful of new features, lessons, and a robust tool kit makes New Art Academy essential for anyone looking to further their drawing skills beyond doodling on Post-its
Audio/visual: 8
Gameplay: 7
Value: 7
Innovation: 7
Overall: 8
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