Virtual pet games have got a bad name. We don’t mean the type of embarrassing monikers that you’re likely to overhear at a haughty dog breeder’s meeting, but more a downright abysmal track record when it comes to quality. Unsurprisingly, the House of Mario set the standard for portable animal interaction with Nintendogs on the...
We ruffle the fur of Sony's new family release
Diversity is essential to any system’s success, so while PlayStation Vita Pets may not look like an instant buy for those of you with macho mentalities, we’ve put the release to the test in a family environment. Unsurprisingly, the title’s already proving a big hit, as evidenced in the Family...
Is that a puppy in your pocket?
While shareholders plead with Nintendo to put their properties on iOS and Android devices, Sony is already casually doing just that. The platform holder recently released Knack’s Quest, a companion to the PlayStation 4 adventure created by Japan Studio – and now it’s followed up with PlayStation Vita
Here’s a little secret that you may not know: this editor has a penchant for child friendly titles. There’s something about accessible gameplay mechanics and colourful graphics that makes kiddie releases feel like comfort food in an industry dominated by hardcore first-person shooters and sprawling role-playing games – and it’s a big...
Wag your tail and woof
We suspect that those of you yapping about the need for new PlayStation Vita games had something other than PlayStation Vita Pets in mind, but we still reckon that there’s potential in the doggy endeavour. The title – in production at EyePet Adventures developer Spiral House – riffs on the ideas originally introduced...
The ultra-fun next generation in virtual pet adventures is pawing its way onto PS Vita.
Make friends for life as your pets respond to your voice and face while you teach them tricks.
Help them solve puzzles as you embark on new and exciting adventures at Castlewood Island.
Take them on a real-life walk using incredible augmented reality technology.