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  • 02Jun

    The cutest dog controlled by your DS

    This is already a must get for me and I hope we get to see this at E3 (so I can abduct it!). Activision has teamed up with SEGA Toys to create Wappy Dog. Wappy Dog is a toy puppy that interacts with the player through the Nintendo DS. Gamers can teach the puppy cool tricks, play mini-games and customize the in-game and physical dog with accessories (hello Swarovski Crystal dog collar). The puppy sings and dances and responds with vocal barks and movements. “We were excited about Wappy Dog from the moment we saw it,” said David Oxford, Activision Publishing. “This one-of-a-kind toy and video game combines a strong emotional bond and exciting virtual experience with the interaction of a physical pet. Wappy Dog is a truly innovative next generation toy and video game that gives kids an instant companion.” Can’t take the physical pet on the road? Well

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  • 03May

    Review: Nintendogs (and Cats) for the 3DS

    Rating: E (for Everyone) Genre: Pet Sim Publisher: Nintendo Developer: Nintendo Release Date: March 27, 2011 BUY Most of the time I’m playing console games or taking on some raids in WoW, but then there are times I just curl up with my DS to play more casual games. In this case it was curling up with my new 3DS and playing Nintendogs (and Cats). I went into playing it with the thought that I could play for an hour or so and get what I needed for the review, however it’s now been a week and I’m saving up so I can get a cute kitten. I’ve also got a friend to get the game just based on talking about the game. “But you’re just taking care of a virtual pet. What’s so great about that?” Maybe it’s the fact that I was part of the Tamagochi craze back

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