Game Reviews

age 4+
LEARNING
Excellent pet simulator combines animal care and adventure.
Platforms: PlayStation Vita
(2014)
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age 5+
Engaging scuba-diving simulation with no danger.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
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age 5+
Kinect-enabled sim brings pets into the living room.
Platforms: Xbox 360
(2011)
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age 5+
Puzzle game based on popular brand is colorful, simple.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2011)
age 5+
Furry, playful pets are cute, but game often feels tedious.
Platforms: PlayStation 3
(2011)
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age 6+
Talking hamsters enliven cute, easy simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2006)
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age 6+
A fabulous virtual puppy simulation.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2005)
age 6+
Simple baseball sim wrapped up in fun adventure.
Platforms: Mac, Windows
(2007)
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age 6+
Im-purrfect cat sim stresses obligation over fun.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2007)
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age 6+
Card-collecting and horse-riding game for young girls.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Windows, Mac, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameCube, Nintendo 64, Xbox, Sega Dreamcast
(2008)
age 6+
A collection of upbeat minigames based on Hasbro's pet toys.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii, Nintendo DS
(2008)
age 6+
A fun adventure game that's smack full of commercialism.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2008)
age 6+
Horsing around is fun, but pet sim needs more fine tuning.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
age 6+
Latest pet sim adds new pets, accessories, and spring theme.
Platforms: Nintendo DS
(2009)
age 6+
Puppy simulation game to train your own rescue pet.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 6+
Cute, surprisingly robust platformer geared for kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 6+
Basic-but-fun pet sim is best suited for young kids.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
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age 6+
Simple baby animals pet sim promotes other Petz games.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2009)
age 6+
Great fun with good message, but with a tad of marketing.
Platforms: Nintendo Wii
(2010)
age 6+
Fantastic nonviolent spy game, ties in to Disney's website.
Platforms: Nintendo DS, Nintendo DSi
(2010)

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