Tamagotchi 2014 Review: My Pocket Friend Left Me Before I Could Kill Him

Remember Tamagotchis? Of course you do. They taught you about responsibility. They taught you about friendship. But most importantly, they taught you that friends don't leave friends in rooms filled with their own feces. Now, it's time to reopen those old, grief-stricken wounds. The Tamagotchi is back—and it is still… » 9/08/14 4:50pm 9/08/14 4:50pm

iPod Tamagotchi Thrills Half-Assed Pet Owners Everywhere

While iPod Classic gaming doesn't have quite the excitement of iPhone/iPod touch software, the famous Tamagotchi virtual pet is finally making its way to the platform. In Tamagotchi: 'Round the World » 11/07/08 3:00pm 11/07/08 3:00pm you can play with one of four animals through six minigames and three activities Sure, Tamagotchi is a few years late…

Live Vicariously Through Your Life Clock

The Life Clock from Jinsei Tokei is kind of like a Tamagotchi for adults—but instead of caring for it, the little guy living inside this box mimics your lifestyle. Well...sort of. You see, you can choose between three characters: a salaryman, a schoolgirl or a rock star. It gets up when your alarm goes off and it goes… » 10/10/08 5:30pm 10/10/08 5:30pm

BREAKING: Tamagotchi Still Exists, Has Evolved Color

Undoubtedly reopening the emotional wounds of millions of bereaved Millennials across the world, Tamagotchi has come back from the dead (they always do!) with a familiar line of life support simulators. This time, though, they come in color » 9/29/08 7:20am 9/29/08 7:20am, presumably to make the short, hungry, futile lives of those unfortunate…

Walk Hard to Win With the Masochistic Jinsei Game of Life Pedometer

Put simply, the Jinsei Game of Life won't let you play the simple game contained inside it unless you exercise. It's part pedometer, part Tamagotchi, part Lap Around Japan, and a little bit of masochism mixed in for good measure. To complete the "stages," you must take 300 steps, at which point you'll be granted a… » 7/20/08 8:00pm 7/20/08 8:00pm

All You Need is Love from Talking, Romantic "Handsome Men" Piggy Bank

Things'd have to be pretty desperate in your love life if you needed one of these Ikemenbank, or "handsome men banks" from Bandai. For each 500 yen coin you drop in the heart-shaped gadget, you're rewarded with the next step of a virtual love affair with a Tamagotchi-like digital chap inside. He speaks to you with… » 6/20/08 7:45am 6/20/08 7:45am