A Lot or a Little?
What you will—and won't—find in this game.
Local and online multiplayer game modes promote playing with others.
Products & Purchases
The game is based on the NeoPets virtual pet website. Players unlock virtual items that prompt them to visit and join the NeoPets online community, which deals in micro-transactions.
Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that this game is a spinoff of the NeoPets virtual pet website, an online community that sees kids creating colorful little creatures, engaging in quick games, and buying various virtual items using Neocash, which is purchased with real-world money. The game features unlockable items that players can access only by joining NeoPets community. That said, the game can be played without ever visiting the NeoPets website; the story and puzzles take place in a world distinct from that which exists online.
Is It Any Good?
Anyone who enjoys puzzles can have fun with NeoPets: Puzzle Adventure; there is no need to be a fan of the NeoPets universe, nor does playing the game necessitate becoming part of the NeoPets online community. The puzzles seem simple at first, but get more complex as players level up their characters, earn special powers through captured neopets (such as the ability to arbitrarily flip enemy tokens or change the scoring value of certain squares), and equip various items that upgrade their statistics. The mini-games are a bit too basic to hold the attention of older kids, but they don't have to play a major role; players can choose to focus their time on the more strategic Reversi-style puzzles should they choose. And if you do happen to be a NeoPets fan, then the game will give you the opportunity to earn several rare virtual items for your existing online Neopets.
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