Released in 2005, Nintendogs: Labrador & Friends is a real-time pet simulation game. In this game, the owners purchase one of the six breeds which are available at the beginning of Nintendogs. After that, they start spending time with their puppies. To improve the pup's agility, they throw balls and flying plate and repeat the voice commands to train the dog to do various tricks and bathe them when they are dirty. If owners train their pup well enough, they will outshine in agility and obedience and participate in competitions. This will allow them to earn money that they can use to buy puppy breeds and other supplies. So if you are a dog person, you will fall in love with this game.
The owner can train, pet, brush, walk and wash a virtual dog with the use of a touchscreen or with the help of the microphone that is built into the DS; the owners can create voice commands to train their dogs. To improve their agility dogs can go to the gymnasium and in the park, they can improve their catching skills. There are two types of currency - money and trainer points. With the money, the players can buy items, and as the point's increases, more dogs become available. At a time, the owners can only keep three dogs in the game dwelling. If the owners do not take care of their dog, they become dirty and hungrier. If neglected for a prolonged time, the dog may run away.
There are many contest and these contest have five classes-: Beginner, Open, Expert, Master, and Championship. Ted Rumsworth and Archie Hubbs do the commentary in the competition. If the player does not get third place at least, then they will be sent to the previous difficulty level.
This game is available for the Nintendo DS. It allows you to play the Nintendo classic games on your device. Some of the NDS emulators that you can use are
If you liked this adorable game, then do check out the following games:
1. Nintendogs - Chihuahua and friends
There are many versions of Nintendogs. In this version, at the beginning of the game, the player has thousand dollars to pick up from five different puppies. The Chihuahua version contains Chihuahua, German shepherd, Boxer, Yorkshire terrier, Cavalier King Charles Spaniel and Shetland sheepdog. Each puppy has a unique, random personality. The owner trains and raises the puppy. First, you must give the puppy a name; it will respond to any audio if its name is there. You can teach your dog various tricks and take part in a different competition. This game is available for Nintendo DS.
2. Nintendodogs - Dalmatians and friends
In the previous game, the Dalmatian breed was unavailable, but in this, you can get a Dalmatian puppy. When you start the game, you'll be taken to the dog Kennel to choose a companion. The available breeds in this version are the Dalmatian, Yorkshire terrier, Beagle, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd Dog, and Boxer. Eventually, you can unlock all species on one game. Each puppy has its own unique personality, from brave to shy, from obedient to a stubborn learner. After bringing home, giving it a name, you can bathe him, teach him commands and tricks. You can play this game on the Nintendo DS.
3. Nintendodogs - Miniature Dachshunds and friends
It is another cute and adorable version of the Nintendogs for NDS.
The gameplay is straightforward; you don't require any additional skills to play this game. You have to take care of a virtual puppy-like walking, petting, playing, cleaning, teaching tricks, etc.
You can also take your pup to competitions. There are three different types of challanges, like disc catching, obedience and agility challenges. As the levels increase, the game becomes tough.