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Free Realms video shows off new pets

Rubi Bayer, @@rubi_

You know that whole cliche about wanting a pony as a Christmas or birthday gift? Thanks to Sony Online Entertainment, you can finally fulfill that wish for yourself and your friends. You can also fulfill their wish for a dragon, a dinosaur, a pegasus, or a unicorn while you're at it. Free Realms has introduced all of those animals as new pets in the game and they come with a variety of colors and emotes, from a fire breathing dragon to a dancing Tyrannosaurus Rex that blows bubbles to a unicorn that...wait, is that rainbow what we think it is?

You can decide for yourself with the alternately adorable-and-hilarious behind the scenes video from the Free Realms development team, depicting the creative process and the auditions for new pets. Free Realms Producer Andy Sites describes the search for the perfect new pet, and shows off the winning choices. Follow along after the jump to view the video, and we hope you enjoy it as much as we did.

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