Parents' Guide to


By Marc Saltzman, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Innovative virtual pet game uses PS3 Move controller.

Game PlayStation 3 2010
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this game.

Community Reviews

age 11+

Based on 4 parent reviews

age 3+

Great Idea, bad follow through.

I think it would have been a fun game if it had worked. Every time we started the game it lost all previous info, until it just froze and would not boot up.
age 17+

Perfect for ages 6 and up

I love it its awesomtastic

This title has:

Educational value
Great messages
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (4 ):
Kids say (1 ):

EyePet is a clever game that takes full advantage of the new PlayStation Move and PlayStation Eye peripherals. The little rascal, which you can name and dress, is adorable, so kids (and mom and dad) might grow attached to the furry pet. While it didn't work all the time, one of the more impressive features is a sketchbook that lets you draw something on a piece of paper, hold it up to the camera and within a few seconds the EyePet will pull out some crayons and replicate it for you. You'll also be instructed to draw specific items -- such as a biplane, robot, RC car, puppet, and so forth -- and not only will the EyePet recreate it but it will turn into a 3-D object for your pet to play with. Because of its clever "virtual" interaction, high-definition graphics, and plenty of objects and challenges, kids and young tweens (and both boys and girls) should enjoy this PS3 exclusive.

Online interaction: You can't play the game online but it's possible to download extra content from the PlayStation Store. Plus, be aware you can look at uploaded photos and videos of gamers with their EyePet, therefore it's possible (but not probable) you could see inappropriate imagery. There is a "Report" option if you see something you don't like in other people's photos. This is an optional activity that families might want to avoid since uploaded photos can include photos of your children.

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