Tag: Virtual Pet

The (virtual) world of Neopets

Growing up, one of my fondest childhood memories were of me playing Neopets. I remember how excited I would be at the thought of being able to play it after school, or during the weekends. The early 2000s marked the era of rising development of virtual worlds for preteens in games, and other virtual online gaming sites that I loved were Club…

Digipet 101

Does the term ‘Tamagotchi’ ring a bell? If you were a kid in the 90s you might have owned one. Tamagotchis are virtual pets that you have to care for by feeding them, bathing them and playing with them just as you would do with a real pet. The big difference with a real pet, however, is that there are no real…