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Finding, Cleaning, Collecting and Fighting Dinosaurs

Fossil Fighters blends the timeless human fascination with dinosaurs with the fun of building a collection. The game lets players build a collection of more than 100 fantastical dinosaurs known as “vivosaurs." This new game incorporates elements of discovery, tactics and strategy as players try to get the best vivosaurs on their teams to battle it out on the field.


  • Players dig for fossils and use the touch screen of the Nintendo DS or Nintendo DSi™ system to hammer, chip, drill and brush away the bits of rock around the fossil. When their efforts result in the buildup of dust, players blow into the Nintendo DS microphone to blow the dust away.
  • The game rates players on how well they handle the fossils during the cleaning process. The more carefully and completely a player cleans a fossil, the more powerful the vivosaur will be in battle. Vivosaurs can also gain more power through battles.
  • Players must collect various parts of each vivosaur. The head must be found first to bring a vivosaur to life while the body, arms and legs can be added to increase its power on the battlefield and imbue it with special powers.
  • The game features an engrossing role-playing storyline and vast environments for players to explore.
  • Players can connect wirelessly with friends to battle or trade their fossils.

Awaken an era! Are you ready? Coming Soon to DS and DSi, only from Nintendo.

Game Review


USA USA Version

Posted by Corbie Dillard

Is Fossil Fighters a worthy new IP or really just a prehistoric Pokemon?

Nintendo is constantly looking to expand their horizons when it comes to new IPs, and you'd have to think that was their intention when they brought Red Entertainment's newest title Fossil Fighters on board as a first-party release. The game takes fossil...

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Ceviche_Stiles said:

Corbie i've been looking forward too this game forever!! but my wal-mart doesn't sell it and thats about the only store in my town :/



Blackblur7 said:

Guys! i just got it and it is Awesome! and very addicting, because you always look foward to the nex dig site you unlock to see what fossils you'll find. I am already a level 4 fighter, and it cleaning is fun too, you should really check it out!



Hensleysmom said:

Could someone please help...I'm not very good at these games...however I'm stuck at level 2 can't get passed the door that was slammed on us by Rex and his crew!! I know the clue to open is dig but how does this work!!! Please help a mother help her 5yr old...thanks!

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