Number of Players
1 (Single Player)
Release Date


  • US 9th Jun 2008, 1,000 points
  • EU 4th Jul 2008, 1,000 points
  • JP 25th Mar 2008
Controller Support
Feature Support
Official Site


  • Review My Pokémon Ranch (WiiWare)

    Is this WiiWare release a Dude Ranch or a Dud Ranch?

    My Pokémon Ranch follows the franchise’s long, tumultuous history of 3D games with questionable design choices and narrow appeal. Unfortunately, this WiiWare offering is one of the worst offenders due to its strictly passive “gameplay”, ineffectual features, and obtuse design. In fact, MPR...

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My Pokémon Ranch News

  • Soapbox The Shame Of Revisiting My Abandoned Pokémon Ranch

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    Soapbox features enable our individual writers and contributors to voice their opinions on hot topics and random stuff they've been chewing over. Today, on the 15th anniversary of the game's release, Ethan heads back to the ranch... It’s a guilty feeling that Animal Crossing fans know all too well — the shame that comes...

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    Not to worry however, as Nintendo has already announced that they'll fix this. They will soon release an update for My Pokémon...

  • News EU WiiWare Update: My Pokémon Ranch and Pop

    Continuing the trend of alternating VC and WiiWare weeks, this week, there are two new WiiWare games available in Europe.

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    We’ve all complained that NoE never tell us what’s coming to WiiWare ahead of time. Not so this week, they’ve confirmed that you’ll be able to download My Pokémon Ranch this Friday, 4th July.

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  • News USA WiiWare Update: My Pokémon Ranch

    A large number of our readers have eagerly been anticipating the release of My Pokemon Ranch on WiiWare. Well your wait is finally over as it is out today in North America. I am more of a 'Pokemon Italian Dressing' kinda guy myself, but I digress!

    Watch out for our review coming soon! More from Nintendo's press release: Nintendo adds new and...

About The Game

The Pokémon phenomenon debuts on WiiWare with My Pokémon Ranch, a game that lets you watch as Pokémon and Miis interact with each other for the first time. Enjoy the relaxing ranch life by viewing your ranch and its Pokémon, taking pictures and sending those pictures to your friends via the Wii Message Board. The more Pokémon and Miis you bring to your ranch, the more fun it becomes.

My Pokémon Ranch can be linked with the Nintendo DS Pokémon Diamond and Pokémon Pearl Game Cards to deposit the Pokémon you’ve caught in these games in your ranch. You can deposit a maximum of 1,000 Pokémon from up to eight different game cards. Make your ranch livelier by playing with your friends and family.