Put a puppy inside your Nintendo DS! Nintendogs brings puppy love to a whole new level!Purchase one of several breeds available at the beginning of the game, then start spending time with your pup. Throw flying discs and balls to improve the pup’s agility, bathe it when it gets dirty, and repeat voice commands to train the dog to do tricks. If you train it well enough, you’ll excel in dog shows and agility contests, which will earn you money and unlock other items and puppy breeds. When you earn enough cash, you can buy even more puppies to live with yours.Each version of Nintendogs comes with six breeds to choose from, and you can unlock additional breeds by playing with other owners through wireless gameplay!
In a nutshell:
The ultimate evolution of virtual pet: Nintendogs gives you opportunity to preen and look after a selection of cute puppies in a virtual home, with virtual currency, where you can buy toys and accessories for their enjoyment. You can clean the pups, feed them, walk them, play catch with them, and even talk to them.
Nintendogs is brimming with character. Each pup looks out from the DS touchscreen and paws longingly. You can respond to your virtual pet’s need of attention by stroking the screen, using items such as balls and brushes with the aid of the stylus, and talking to your dogs through the DS’s inbuilt microphone system. Impressive 3D graphics give lifelike animation to these canine wonders.
Most exciting moment:
After a few attempts to speak commands into the microphone, your puppy understands the meaning of “sit”, barks approval, and sits down. It’s good to talk.
Since you ask:
You can keep three pups in your home at any time. When left to their own devices, they’ll play and play-fight together. And they call this ‘puppy love’.
The bottom line:
A Nintendog is not just for Christmas.
Choose from a wide range of pets – Chihuahua, German Shepherd, Boxer, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel, Yorkshire Terrier or Shetland Sheepdog
Socialize your pups by walking them around town, where they’ll meet neighbourhood dogs — and maybe even find new toys
Walk it, buy the right supplies and work with your puppy to increase its stamina
As a puppy competes in obedience and agility trials, owners can win money to purchase other puppy breeds