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3.6 out of 10

Ping Pals

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Overall 2
2.0
Graphics 3
3.0
Sound 2
2.0

Ping Pals

Portable Review
22 October 2005
  • Excerpt: Those of you who know me know that I like to collect games that are a bit obscure and not exactly "best sellers." Sure, I could have went out and bought one of the racing games for the DS or perhaps Feel the Magic...However, chances are your average DS gamer will have those games. I like to try out games that people bash, so I can see what all the anti hype is about.
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Overall 3
3.0

Ping Pals

Thunderbolt Games
21 February 2005
  • Excerpt: One of the great things about owning a Nintendo DS is experiencing its wireless communication abilities. When you turn on your DS, you’ll be greeted by an upbeat chime and the system menu. You can choose among the DS or the GBA games presently loaded, or you could spend some time in the chatrooms, praying that some other DS user is within range. Yes, PictoChat is a nifty little feature, allowing gamers to instant message each other for hours of potential enjoyment.
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Overall 5
5.0
Gameplay 1
1.0
Graphics 7
6.5
Sound 3
3.0
Control 5
5.0
Addiction 4
4.0

Ping Pals

Nintendo World Report
30 December 2004
  • Summary: This decent chat program has little going for it as an alternative to PictoChat.
  • Pros: Tons of avatar items to collect and mix, Whisper and ignore features for individual chatters
  • Cons: Depends too heavily on clunky text input, Downloadable version lacks all the real version's unique features, Largely upstaged by a similar, free program that every DS owner already has
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Ping Pals Review

GameSpot
15 December 2004
  • Excerpt: For those of you who might not know, when you buy a Nintendo DS, PictoChat is included in the package. PictoChat is a form of chat software that takes advantage of the system's wireless network capabilities by letting you exchange text messages and drawn pictures with your friends. While it's not the most full featured of chat programs, it certainly does its job. So why, then, would anybody want to spend $30 on the same exact thing..
  • Pros: A large cache of items to collect and use to customize your avatar.
  • Cons: If you own a DS, you already own this game's main functionality, in the built-in PictoChat software., The scant few available minigames are all terrible., The collectible items just aren't all that cool., Bare-bones presentation.
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Overall 2
2.0

Ping Pals Review

PALGN
27 August 2005
  • Summary: We're used to getting something for nothing, but nothing for something is a bit of a joke.
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Overall 2
2.2
Gameplay 1
1.0
Graphics 3
3.0
Sound 2
2.0
Replay value 1
1.0
Originality 1
1.0

Expert Review

Budgetgaming.nl
23 September 2005
  • Conclusion: Pictochat is een programma dat alleen leuk is voor eenzame mensen en mensen die ongelovelijk onwijs veel van kledingshoppen houden. Bijna voor niemand leuk dus. Maar er is niet alleen slecht nieuws over deze game. Je kunt dit spel namelijk voor maar €13,- kopen bij http://www.stores.ebay.nl/sternmans-games!!!
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Overall 4
3.5
Graphics 5
4.5
Sound 3
2.5
Lastability 4
3.5

Ping Pals

JeuxVideo.fr
20 May 2005
  • Excerpt: Comment pourrait-on définir Ping Pals ? Pas vraiment un jeu, pas vraiment une application, cette oeuvre conceptuelle pose problème. Après d'intenses minutes de réflexion, on aboutit à un constat qui résume plutôt bien les fondements du soft. En fait, ce dernier s'apparente à un simulateur de "lol". Vous savez cette abréviation qui peuple les nombreux "chats" disséminés sur le net. Souvent associé à "mdr", ce "lol" peut aussi s'inscrire dans un combo "mdrlol" ou "mdlolr".
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