At a time where first-party Vita games are almost non-existent, it really shocked gamers that this is the type of game that Sony are offering up. In the handheld space, the Vita is not seen as a casual gamers device at all so the announcement of PlayStation Vita Pets was out of left field.
Believe it or not, PlayStation Vita Pets has a story. The game takes place in the kingdom of Castlewood. Once ruled by a king and his loyal dog, chaotic invaders overtook the kingdom. As a new resident of Castlewood, it is your goal to recover the king’s treasures. Whilst the story is quite lame and basic, it’s good to see that there is an overall purpose to the game. This is something that games like Nintendogs have lacked.
PlayStation Vita Pets is full of colour and vibrancy and this is what makes the game a mild success.