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Neko Atsume: Kitty Collector

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 12+

Buy stuff for awww-inspiring kittens; optional purchases.

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There's something satisfying and appealing about collecting the cats and buying them treats, but make sure kids know your rules around purchases. The animation style is distinctly Japanese; the kittens and objects to purchase (including sashimi) are just a cute as can be. Players watch the kittens being adorable by rolling balls of yarn and getting their heads stuck in cake boxes as they wave their little tails in the air. However, kids have to wait for new kittens to appear, which could lead to lots of device checking. Also, though you can change a cat's name in the book, it's unfortunate that there aren't more opportunities for users to interact with the game, such as by adding their own notes. For kids who like to collect things and love all things cute and simple, this is a perfect fit: Just make sure they don't spend a fortune or compulsively check for new cats.

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