Summary: Parents need to know that this role-playing game involves fighting in a bloodless manner, as well as excavating fossils. It introduces a new form of play on the DS because each game comes with collectible cards.
Excerpt: Spectrobes is trying very hard indeed to be the next Pokémon . Both games share a lot of traits: they both hinge upon the player collecting a stable of mini critters that contain elements which either gives them an advantage or disadvantage over whatever they battle.
Conclusion: Krawl), which, of course, swirl around each planet thwarting your efforts to mine Spectrobes, minerals, and other odds and ends to push the linear story forward. The constant need to “go mining” loses its charm after a few hundred digs.