News Tamagotchi's Next Trick? It's Becoming A Smartwatch
You'll never escape your virtual pet now!
We discussed Tamagotchi's impact 5 years ago, when the virtual pet brand turned 20. Now, with the 25th anniversary upon us, Bandai is producing another new Tamagotchi-related product: a smartwatch. The 'Tamagotchi Smart' has a colour touchscreen and includes a microphone, so you can talk and touch your...
News We've Been Waiting 40 Years For This Pac-Man Tamagotchi To Be Released
Not really, but it's still pretty neat
This year is the 40th anniversary of Pac-Man. He's already got his own special music video to celebrate the occasion and now to kick-off the year-long event, he's teamed up with Tamagotchi to bring "Tama-Lovers" a whole new virtual pet experience. In addition to a Tamagotchi pet, this one also stars Pac-Man...
Feature Eevee x Tamagotchi Is A Surprisingly Resilient Virtual Pet For A New Generation
Your very own pocket-sized Pocket Monster
A while back, we reported on the news that two of the world's most famous 'virtual pet' brands – Pokémon and Tamagotchi – were joining forces in the form of Eevee x Tamagotchi, a keyring-sized gadget which contains (you guessed it) your very own monochrome Eevee to look after. Now, several months after...
News The Eevee Tamagotchi Will Feature A New Evolution For The Popular Pokémon
Edit: Actually it won't
Edit: We've now been told by our Pokémon expert Joe Merrick that reports that this special Tamagotchi will feature an exclusive new evolution are actually incorrect: Original Story: Not so long ago, we reported on rumours that the unthinkable was about to happen - two '90s icons, Pokémon and Tamagotchi, were joining...
Rumour Looks Like We're Getting The Tamagotchi And Pokémon Crossover We've Always Dreamed Of
Leaked info hints at a virtual pet revolution
Around the same time in the '90s that Pocket Monster turned Japan upside down, another phenomenon from the Far East caused people all over the globe to go a bit potty. Bandai's Tamagotchi may have enjoyed a relatively short-lived degree of popularity when compared to Pokémon, but it still retains some...
News My Tamagotchi Forever Is Coming To Smartphones Next Year
Turds and all
While Tamagotchi isn't directly related to Nintendo, the series - which began life in the '90s as a virtual pet keyring - has branched out onto systems like the DS and Wii in recent years. To mark the 20th anniversary of the toy Bandai Namco has produced a streamlined version which we covered not so long ago, but it would ap
Random Nineties Kids, Rejoice - Tamagotchis Are Making A Comeback
Raising a friend
Bandai is reviving its Tamagotchi virtual pet to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the brand. Created by Akihiro Yokoi, the pebble-shaped toy launched in Japan in 1996 and North America a year later, and sold millions. Each was equipped with a crude LCD screen, and the objective was to hatch a virtual pet and look after...
News A New Tamagotchi Game Is Heading To The 3DS In Japan
Do you remember those little cute Tamagotchi keychain digital pets? Who could forget the joys of cleaning up their poop and forgetting to feed them? Well, it's their 20th anniversary this year and Bandai Namco is bringing them back on the 3DS in Japan, as revealed by the teaser website. This new Tamagotchi game launches on 16th...