Theo Georga writes:
"The Sims 2: Apartment Pets is a game that starts off well, has an appealing concept and is mechanically sound. Unfortunately, the limited scope of the game will quickly turn off most players. The game could have had far more longevity if the developers had provided a few more options for players to interact with the outside world. It was the external interaction that made Nintendogs more than just a pet sim and it would have only taken some simple things to add some much needed depth and replayability."