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This is a list of the best digital pet games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated digital pet games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest digital pet games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these digital pet games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging digital pet games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new digital pet games.

List features games like Pokémon Channel and Digimon World.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best digital pet games?" and "What is the greatest digital pet game of all time?"
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Desktop Pet is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time

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Paws and Claws: Pet Vet is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
Paws and Claws: Pet Vet 2006 Paws and Claws: Pet Vet is a pet-raising simulation video game in which players can nurse dogs, cats, horses, birds, guinea pigs and rabbits back to health. The game features 20 ailments. ...more

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EyePet is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
2009 EyePet is a game for the PlayStation 3 and PlayStation Portable, developed by London Studio and Playlogic Game Factory. The original PlayStation 3 version was released in Europe on 23 October ...more

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GoPets: Vacation Island is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
2008 GoPets: Vacation Island is a 2008 virtual pet video game for the Nintendo DS. It was developed by 1st Playable Productions and Engine Software and published by Konami

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ActiveDogs is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
ActiveDogs

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My Aquarium is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
My Aquarium 2008 My Aquarium is a virtual pet video game by Hudson Soft for WiiWare and PlayStation Network. It was released in Japan on June 24, 2008, in Europe on August 15, 2008 and in North America on ...more

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My Pokémon Ranch is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
2008 My Pokémon Ranch is a Pokémon video game developed for the Wii by Ambrella. My Pokémon Ranch was released via the WiiWare download service on March 25, 2008 in Japan, in the ...more

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Kinectimals is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
2010 Kinectimals is a video game for the Xbox 360 that use Kinect and also available for these platforms: Windows Phone, iOS and Android. In Kinectimals players can interact with virtual animals in a ...more

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Seaman is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
1999 Seaman is a virtual pet video game for the Sega Dreamcast. It is one of the few Dreamcast games to take advantage of the microphone attachment. The narration is voiced by Toshiyuki Hosokawa in ...more

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Pet Society is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
Pet Society was a social Internet game developed by Playfish that could be played on Facebook. The game ranked as one of the most popular Facebook applications. Players could design their pets ...more

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Pokémate is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
Pokémate is a Pokémon-themed application for NTT DoCoMo FOMA 900i series mobile phones developed by Square Enix. The application allows players to care for Pokémon and ...more

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Fin Fin on Teo the Magic Plane... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
1996 Fin Fin on Teo the Magic Planet is a 1996 computer game for Windows-based computers made by Fujitsu about a creature that is a hybrid of a bird and a dolphin which the user could communicate ...more

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Oddballz is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
Oddballz Oddballz is a virtual pet game created by PF Magic in 1996 as an alternative to their Dogz and Catz titles. It comes with a free Starter Kit demo for the players' friends, that includes a ...more

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Seaman 2 is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
2007 Seaman 2: Pekin Genjin Ikusei Kit is a virtual pet video game for the PlayStation 2. It's a sequel to Seaman on the Dreamcast. In this game, players act as god of a miniature island, charged ...more

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Digimon World is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
1999 Digimon World is a video game by Bandai on the PlayStation, released in 1999, about the Digimon virtual pets. It was followed by various sequels released for the PlayStation and other platforms. ...more

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Pokémon Channel is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
2003 Pokémon Channel, released in Japan as Pokémon Channel ~Together with Pikachu!~, is a 2003 video game in the Pokémon series for the GameCube, developed by Ambrella and ...more

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Eliyo is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
BrittanyMoon added Eliyo 2016

Eliyo is a fantasy world ripe for exploration. Play as an adventurer gaining loyal companions, pets, by capturing or breeding elons. Elons are creatures that inhabit the land and much of the world is influenced by them.

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Pet in TV is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
1997 Pet in TV, known in Japan as Ganbare Morikawakun 2Gou is a pet-raising simulation developed and published by Sony Computer Entertainment. The game was released in Japan on May 23, 1997 and in ...more

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N.U.D.E. is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
2003 N.U.D.E.@ Natural Ultimate Digital Experiment is a life simulation video game released exclusively for the Xbox and is only released in Japan. It is a simulation-style game in which the player ...more

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Sitekick is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
Sitekick 2001

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Insaniquarium is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
2004 Insaniquarium is a computer game created by Flying Bear Entertainment and PopCap Games. The title is a portmanteau of the words insanity and aquarium. Insaniquarium Deluxe features pets, various ...more

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Kinectalloons is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Virtual Pet Games of All Time
Kinectalloons