Metacritic: 84/100
Release: Sep 2011
Reviewed on: iOS


Site Score
Good: Plenty of variety – Great range of dragons – UI design
Bad: Higher levels require a huge time sink
User Score
(12 votes)
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DragonVale is one of the original dragon breeding games available for iOS and Android. It’s been around since 2011 which ensures that it is packed full of content to keep you hooked on raising your dragons for hours to come.


Your objective in DragonVale is to raise, breed and feed your dragons in a free to play environment. Purchasing some premium currency for the game will definitely give you an edge to reduce wait times but ultimately you’ll get by just fine without making a purchase.

From hatching your very first dragon to your last you are bound to be hooked on the process of training up your island of dragons. In addition to raising them from baby dragon to their ultimate form gamers will also have plenty of opportunities to decorate their habitats and make the perfect island home. If you’re short on ideas or just want to show off your creation then it is easy to visit the islands of others adding a great social element to your DragonVale experience.

Variety in DragonVale is definitely the best feature in the game with a huge range of dragons, buildings, decorations, habitats and even islands for players to enjoy. Unlocking everything in the game is definitely no easy task which will keep encouraging you to come back and check on the progress of your island.


When you think that your dragon has reached its peak potential then you can enter it into the Colosseum challenges where you can win trophies and prove your breeding talent.

If you’ve thought about playing a breeding simulation game for a while now but aren’t sure which one is appropriate for you then it is definitely worth checking out DragonVale which is easily one of the best in the genre.


  • Breed your dragons into their ultimate forms.
  • Visit other islands or share your own.
  • Endless variety to keep you playing.
  • Free to play.
  • On iOS and Android.

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DragonVale, 8.4 out of 10 based on 12 ratings
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1 Comment

  1. Dragonlover girl
    December 11, 2015

    Best game ever



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