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    The Original Tamagotchi is Making a Comeback

    Tamagotchi, the handheld digital pet game that saved thousands of parents from having to buy actual dogs or cats for their kids, are coming back. Bandai has re-released the original six Tamagotchi pets in Japan. If we’re going to learn anything from this story, it’s this — nostalgia is an economic force anywhere on the globe. […]

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    Hatchi Brings Back the Poop-Filled Pets of the ’90s

    We’re in the early throes of a new decade, and you know what that means. Forget the ’80s – it’s time for the ’90s to be retro-in! Developer Portable Pixels is doing its part by creating a faithful representation of the old Tamagotchi keychain pets from the ’90s. Since this is a retro deal, the […]

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    Tamagotchi Celebrates 15th Anniversary with Limited Edition Release

    Children of the ’90s, prepare to feel old. Tamagotchi, the wildly popular digital pet and natural successor of the pet rock and the Chia Pet is turning 15 years old. All told, Tamagotchi sold 78 million units during its reign over elementary and middle schools everywhere, as kids were captivated by constantly needing to feed […]