February 19, 2013

New Tamagochi app for smartphones to be released

"Tamagotchi is re-hatching as an app..Bandai Co and Sync Beatz Entertainment are hoping to revive the electronic pet craze of the 1990s with a new mobile app for Android devices...The “Tamagotchi L.i.f.e.” app is free, and a version without ads costs 99 cents....Sales of the toy have cracked the 78 million mark, and Tamagotchi paved the way for such virtual obsessions as “The Sims,” ‘‘FarmVille” and “Skylanders.”"

Source: Tamagotchi returns: Electronic pet reborn as app
Japan Today
FEB. 18, 2013

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