Dogz go on walk to stores

Virtual puppies now shipping to retail for Nintendo's other handheld; Ubisoft's game features 18 different breeds.

Why should DS owners be the only gamers who can experience the joy of raising a pixelated pooch? Ubisoft today announced that Dogz for the Game Boy Advance has shipped to retail and will be available next week.

The virtual pet game lets players experience the joys of raising a dog without the worry of coming home to parents saying that they "drove the pooch to a farm with other dogs where he'll be much happier." There are 49 different dogs from 18 breeds to choose from, and owners will take on the responsibility of feeding, grooming, and playing with the canines.

Three minigames have been included: Play Run Puppy Run!, Puppy Reversi, and Puppy Quiz. Puppies can also sniff around other GBA owners' virtual abodes by linking two GBAs together.

Dogz is rated E for Everyone and retails for $29.99.

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11 comments
Killingspree303
Killingspree303

When you spell the name of these games, you're sure to sound retarded. It's okay to make virtual games that are meant mainly for girls and kids, but you don't have to make the name that bad. The baddest name I've ever heard is "Petz Wild Animalz: Tigerz".

shannon_25
shannon_25

I think it's a bit funny that they come out with Dogz for the GBA right when I'm interested in the one for the computer that keeps freezing when I try to put the sound on. So I say yay!

Froggy_13
Froggy_13

you can get dogz already on the gba and that catz game they both suck ass

OptimusPrime
OptimusPrime

its on GBA so uh....yeah no voice recognition

Buttloaves
Buttloaves

Actually, there's a crazy man holding a gun to my head telling if I don't get to the bottom of this, he's going to decorate the wall with my brains. So yeah, I care.

xJackelx
xJackelx

Maybe both of you should realize, it's based off Dogs.... and nobody cares.

Buttloaves
Buttloaves

Or maybe you should be asking what game it's not based off of.

vhold
vhold

Dogz as a franchise has existed since 1995. Maybe you should be asking what Nintendogs is based off of.

Buttloaves
Buttloaves

Man, wonder what game they based this off of.