Following my hands-off demo preview last week of Fast & Furious Spy Racers: Rise of SH1FT3R as part of OG Unwrapped, I was able to jump in and have a play My Friend Peppa Pig. Even better was having my 4-year old daughter with me, giggling with excitement as she got to run around as Peppa’s friends in Peppa’s world. Based on the globally recognised TV series, Peppa Pig, this new interactive story by Petoon Studios will be available October 22, 2021 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and Steam.
My Friend Peppa Pig is a sandbox style adventure game where players can choose and dress their character, play with Peppa starting at her house with Daddy Pig and her brother George. From there, multiple locations can be visited either by running across the screen or driving in the family car to visit places such as the beach, the forest, snowy mountains and more. The idea behind the game is the player can create their own unique story and play out adventures with Peppa.
At each location are fun mini games to complete, such as picking up rubbish in the forest or planting seeds to grow crops that will help feed chickens in the chicken coop. My daughter had no issues with the simple controls using an Xbox controller moving with the left stick, jumping with either X or Y, and interacting with A or B. Once activities are completed at these various well-known locations from the TV show, when you go back to Peppa’s house, there will be new items to play with relevant to those activities.
“Peppa Pig is a global smash hit and we’re so excited to bring this world to life in a brand-new console video game” said Terry Malham, CEO of Outright Games. “This is a game for all young children and their parents to enjoy together, exploring Peppa’s world in this brand-new adventure, and we couldn’t be more excited for it to release.”
My Friend Peppa Pig really creates a fun sandbox for the kids to play within Peppa’s world. All of the original voice cast in English are back for each character to really create an authentic experience. We could only play for a short time by my daughter enjoyed herself and I loved seeing her reactions and helping guide her along. This will certainly be a great game for parents to play with their younger kids.
A big thanks to SwipeRight PR and Outright Games for putting on the OG Wrapped demo sessions last week. My Friend Peppa Pig will be available October 22, 2021 on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation, Xbox and Steam. Preorders for the Switch edition are also available through the EB Games website.
Written by: @ChrisJInglis