This game is great for kids but not quite so for adults. I'm a huge animal fan and so I thought I'd love this game. It was ok for the first few goes and then I found it repetitive. You get to play with animals, look after animals, feed them, pet them, treat them, train them. They learn as you train them more. It's a great concept but pretty basic.
You get to do more as you learn and 'unlock' new things. (Unlock is perhaps the wrong word - you aren't consciously aware you can do more, it's just more choices appear when you need to treat or train your pets)
The animation is nothing special. Ok so I saw a puppy and went all doey-eyed and begged my husband to buy me a real one but that isn't the point! I guess we've all gotten used to the super graphics on racing and strategy games and the graphics on this just can't compete. But having said that, for a child, I am sure the animation is fine. I guess I just wanted to really BELIEVE that the animals were alive!
Generally it's ok but more of a kids game.
Firstly, this is a very simple game to use and is quite repetitive in terms of actions. Therefore its a great game for younger children.
You play the owner of a pet hotel. You have to guide her around the site, cleaning pens, feeding and playing with the animals. To start off with you can only accept tortoises and rabbits to the hotel, but as you move up the levels, you can then accept things like horses.
Another part of the game is making sure there is enough feed for the animals. For this you can go in the store room and order food. Its very simple graphics, everything is quite slow but when you are feeding the animals, all you have to do is touch the screen and she moves.
There is a menu where you can look at each animal individually which is useful, as you have to keep the animal happy otherwise the owner collects them and you wont move up the level.
You repeat feeding, cleaning and playing until you move up.
In extra mode you can take a horse for a ride, but its very simple,you just put the stylus to the screen and the horse moves, then tap the gates and the horse jumps over. This part isnt in first person, its just a 2d view of her going along the bottom screen.
I didnt really enjoy this game, as it was too simple and too repetetive, but I think younger kids would love it, and it can keep them amused for a few hours.
It cost me 15 pounds from game.
Do you sometimes dream of just being with animals the whole day long? This dream will come true in the Nintendo DS game Pawly Pets: My Pet Hotel! Look after dogs, cats, horses, ponies, rabbits, budgerigars and turtles. Feed them, clean their pens, play with them, teach them some tricks and ride out on horseback through the countryside and much more!