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For many of us who survived the '90s, virtual pets are but a distant memory. That said, the Tamagotchi just turned 17 and Bandai (its parent company) is still cranking out new pets, so apparently the digital species is far from extinct. It makes complete sense, then, that the concept would eventua...

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No, it's not your personal Tamagotchi – that poor critter is still a ghost haunting the silicon chip inside your keychain, locked away in a box somewhere in the attic of your childhood home. Today, a new Android app called Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. is available as a free ad-supported download, emul...

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Truth be told, I was just a little too old to land in the middle of the Tamagotchi craze: My childhood was more full of Trapper Keepers and Game Boys than the famous Japanese virtual pets. But of course I saw them all over the place back in the '90s, as did everyone, really. And now the origina...

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The Windows Phone is carrying on quietly with its existence, launching update 7.5 and recently letting slip a list of games coming to Xbox Live on Windows Phone, including Age of Zombies, Bullet Asylum, geoDefense Swarm and Tamagotchi. These titles are already available on Android and iOS de...

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Remember that little Tamagotchi you promised to always love and care for? When was the last time you fed the thing? Twelve years ago? The little guy's probably starving. Bandai's line of pocket pets turns 15 today -- the first Tamagotchi on sale November 23rd, 1996, becoming a downright phenomeno...

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Remember Digimon, the little digital pet that emerged during the Tamagotchi craze in the 90s? The fad faded, like they tend to do, but the Digimon franchise stuck around in the form of books, toys, a trading card game, and now an MMO. Yep. WeMade Entertainment launched a teaser site and trailer ...

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This week, Apple added a new game for the iPod nano and iPod classic. Tamagotchi: 'Round the World allows you to take care of a small pet, which you raise from birth. There are four pets to choose from, interactive environmental items, 6 mini games, and three activities to play with your pets. Ta...

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We're well aware that the Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop series is a success despite its quality. The two entries in the series have received middling reviews that belie their enormous sales. We know that we're not the intended audience for the minigame collections based on Bandai's virt...

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Namco Bandai sent out a press release today, letting us know that some fresh screens for Tamagotchi Corner Shop 3 are available. As is our usual process of presenting screens to you, we've dumped them all into our handy gallery below. So be sure to thumb through there if you're interested in the l...

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The DS Life is a weekly feature in which we scour the known world for narrative images of Nintendo's handhelds and handheld gamers. If you have a photo and a story to match it with, send both to thedslife at dsfanboy dot com. We're breaking away from our usual routine this week -- instead of fawni...

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Say it ain't so! As if keeping one Tamagotchi healthy wasn't tiresome enough, now Bandai is out to prove whether or not you could legitimately handle quadruplets. The Tamagotchi Connection V5 maintains the same addictiveness charm found in prior iterations, but also allows humans to focus on "rais...

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Namco dished out a press release to let us know that Tamagotchi Connection: Cornershop 3 would be making its way to the DS. With a release window of this summer, the game will feature 13 brand new shops to run and expand, a new park to design and the ability to trade journals with friends wireless...

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