Games for the Brain update
Games for the Brain is a delightful collection of short, fun and challenging mini-games playable right from your web browser. When we first featured Games for the Brain it had a smaller selection of games, but thanks to a few updates the site now hosts nearly 40!
While only loosely brain-oriented, all of the games on the site manage to tickle the gray matter in a different way. You get an IQ score for each game, but unfortunately it isn't cumulative and doesn't carry over between titles. Still, for a quick brain-related fix, it's a well-designed site with a wide variety of content.
Here's a quick breakdown of a few of the new games:
Counterfeit - A "spot the difference" puzzle. Two images are shown, you must click the areas that are different.
Guess the Colors - A simplified version of Mastermind where you must use simple clues to guess the position of the colored pegs.
What Did I Search For? - Decipher the clues and see if you can figure out what the search was for. Similar to Gwigle.
SpeedType - Type the words as fast as you can as they fall from the top of the screen.
On a side note, Philipp, the game's creator, also has a collection of over 700 avatar sprites he has made available under the Creative Commons license. Perfect for instant messaging icons, forum avatars and much more.