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Parents' Guide to

Discovery Kids Puppy Playtime

By Jeff Paramchuk, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Puppy simulation game to train your own rescue pet.

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Given the sheer amount of minigames and training exercises to do with your selected dog, Discovery Kids Puppy Playtime will provide many hours of entertainment. Since some of the challenges can be difficult, younger gamers will need some help playing, but the cute animals are sure to keep their interest when other things may have failed. Even when adult gamers tire of the monotony of these types of games, kids seem to want to keep coming back and checking on their pet – seeing them doing life saving tasks later in the game gives a great sense of ownership and pride as well. Puppy Playtime may not have the polish of titles like Nintendogs, but it stands proudly in that genre as a high quality title.

Game Details

  • Platforms: Nintendo DS , Nintendo DSi
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: 505 Games
  • Release date: March 26, 2009
  • Genre: Simulation
  • ESRB rating: E for (No Descriptors)
  • Last updated: November 5, 2015

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