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My PomPom

My PomPom

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
My PomPom probably won't hold your interest long enough to truly become your PomPom.

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Hey there, virtual animal lovers:
Want to know what we liked about this virtual pet sim, and maybe a little of what we didn’t like so much? Check out our Hatchi 2 review!

So, you’ve downloaded Hatchi 2 and you feel in need of some guidance when it comes to what to do next? Don’t worry! We’re here to help with some general tips and tricks on how best to care for your delightful little pet.
 

Basic Maintenance

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The key is to make sure you keep your pet (or pets) happy and alive. Fortunately, it’s not too hard to do. Four things keep them happy enough.

  • Cleanliness – Keep your pet clean whenever their hygiene bar drops. This is just a matter of tapping the shower button then ‘scrubbing’ the pet with one finger. It’ll take a few seconds and your pet will be much happier afterwards. This is particularly worth doing after they’ve had a bathroom break.
  • Hunger – Feeding your pet is easy. Pick a type of food and drag it in front of their mouth. The pet will happily munch away at it and be all the cheerier for it. Most food is the same, but experimenting will feel more personal.
  • Energy Levels – Like all of us, your pet needs sleep and plenty of it. Make sure you send them to sleep sometimes. There’s a useful tip here for multiple pets, too. Whichever pet you leave active is your dominant pet, meaning the others can be left alone without their bars decreasing. It’s worth remembering so you don’t have to juggle quite so many needs at once.
  • Happiness – Happiness is boosted by playing games. We’ll go more into depth with that later, but remember that it doesn’t take long to play a quick game of something and it makes all the difference to your pet’s happiness levels.


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Hatchi 2 Review

Hatchi 2 Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Want to care for a virtual pet and play some simple games to keep it happy? Hatchi 2 lets you do just that.

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Send Your Hatch Pet to Pocket God: Ooga Jump, Courtesy of a New Update

Posted by on June 19th, 2014
iPhone App - Designed for iPhone, compatible with iPad

A rather impressive new update for pet care sim, Hatch, has just been released. In conjunction with the folks behind Pocket God: Ooga Jump, players can now take their pet from Hatch and use it to bounce around in Pocket God: Ooga Jump. I can’t recall any other game being able to do such a thing, so that’s pretty cool for fans of both.

As well as that, Hatch now has new blankets, two new decor themes, and a whole bunch of bug fixes. Oh, plus it’s on sale for the first time ever, priced at $0.99. What are you waiting for?

Hatch is available now on the App Store, currently priced at $0.99.


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Wildagotchi: Virtual Pet Review

Wildagotchi: Virtual Pet Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Wildagotchi does a good job emulating the virtual pets of the 90s, but it's primarily for nostalgia nuts.

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Buddy Vampire Review

Buddy Vampire Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Offering a slightly different take on the virtual pet genre, Buddy Vampire bundles in some mini-games and more, in this fairly hands-off simulation.

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Phone Fight Review

Phone Fight Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
It was only a matter of time before our phones became self-aware.

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Pixel Buddy Review

Pixel Buddy Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Pixel Buddy will make players grateful for the more robust virtual pet games out there.

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Bonzii Review

Bonzii Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Simple but cute, Bonzii is a pet simulator with some minor gaming elements.

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Monster Life Review

Monster Life Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Manage a ranch, raise and train adorable monsters, then make them fight each other in a vibrant papercraft world.

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My Monster Rancher Review

My Monster Rancher Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
It's most definitely not the equivalent of a console Monster Rancher on the go, but My Monster Rancher is pretty cool for what it is.

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Mobbles Review

Mobbles Review

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
It's more Tomagotchi than Pokemon, but that doesn't keep Mobbles from being loads of family-friendly (and sickeningly cute) fun.

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My Little Monster Review

My Little Monster Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
There's nothing like a good rampage to clear the head when a love-struck monster gets rejected.

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My Horse Review

My Horse Review

+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
My Horse may be a freemium pet sim about horses, but it's a GREAT freemium pet sim about horses.

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The appeal of virtual pet games is obvious: you get all the cute and cuddly, but without any of the mess or financial obligations. I still remember playing the old Petz games on my computer when I was little. A few months ago ngmoco brought the basic premise of the Petz games to the iPhone with Touch Pets Dogs; now, however, cat lovers can finally join in the fun.

Touch Pets Cats, like Touch Pets Dogs, is a free app that lets you adopt the pet of your dreams. It then tasks you with caring for and playing with your newfound companion. In addition to caring for your kitten’s basic needs, you can play with your cat using a variety of toys, have playdates with other cats, and spend time hunting for money to spruce up your house. Unlike Touch Pets Dogs, however, there are no careers; one can only assume that cats are too proud to stoop to such levels.

Touch Pets Cats continues ngmoco’s “freemium” strategy—the app itself is free, but those willing to shell out real money for “catnip” don’t have to spend as long doing repetitive tasks. As a consequence of it being free, you also can’t play constantly. Hmm – ngmoco, we’re on to you.

If virtual cats tickle your fancy, Touch Pets Cats is now available in the App Store for “free.” But please, if you’re handing this to your four-year-old, set the Parental Controls to disallow in-app purchases. The last thing you need is to realize that you’ve just been charged $50 for some digital “catnip.”

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+ Universal App - Designed for iPhone and iPad
Released: 2010-11-09 :: Category: Games

Dragooo HD for iPad Review

Dragooo HD for iPad Review

iPad Only App - Designed for the iPad
Virtual Pets have come a long way, and Dragooo HD shows that progression.

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Fish Tycoon

Fish Tycoon

iPhone App - Designed for the iPhone, compatible with the iPad
Classic virtual pet game that gives us fabulous fish and a goal of finding the magic 7 fish from over 400 species (you'll be busy breeding)... There's customized aquariums and a shop too. All of which means, hours of game play for us!

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