The first virtual pet I got wasn’t a Tamagotchi, but a virtual pet dinosaur called Raku Raku Dinokun. Like most kids, I played with it, raised a few dinosaurs that eventually died, and forgot all about it.
It has been several months since we talked about the Nintendo DS game Wappy Dog. The game is now officially available to purchase just in time for holiday gift giving. If you have kid that wants a real pet, you might start them with this virtual pet simulation.
Do you love dogs? Do you have an iPhone or iPod Touch? Then have I got an app for you. The guys over at ngmoco:) have just released their new iPhone dog simulator game, Touch Pets Dogs, over at the iTunes App Store.
There’s one thing you can always rely on Japanese game companies for, and that’s weird games. Lots and lots of weird games.
Oshaberi Oumu for the Nintendo DS continues that tradition by putting the fate of a digital bird in your hands.
From the company that brought you the original Tamagotchi “virtual pet,” comes a new gadget which takes that basic premise and injects your own personality into the equation. Bandai’s Human Player starts out by asking you fifty personal questions, then creates your own digital Mini-Me based on your personality traits.
The “Ego-gram” test assigns of 22 personalities to start your virtual doppelganger’s life.