WorthPlaying writes, "Virtual pet games have been a video game mainstay ever since the much-vaunted Tamagotchi craze of the mid-'90s. Nintendo made its mark on the genre with the Nintendo DS release of Nintendogs and the recent 3DS update, Nintendogs + Cats. Still, not everyone is content to have a virtual cat running around. Sometimes you just want something a little more badass, like a dragon or a unicorn. That's where Fantastic Pets comes in."