I just recalled, this Thanksgiving will be the 10th Anniversary of the release of Virtual Pet Secrets magazine back in 1997. I edited it for H&S Media. The first (and only) issue covered keychain virtual pets in depth with articles on collecting, displaying some of the larger collections, trends and developments, FAQ and tips, the […]
Archive for the 'Tamagotchi' Category
Per Video Game Generation, Namco Bandai began shipping Tamagotchi Party On! for Nintendo’s Wii platform on 29 May 2007. The game features a presidential election, Rock Paper Scissors and other games taking advantage the Wii’s motion features.
A 28 June 2007 Bandai press release reports three Tamagotchi characters (Mametchi, Memetchi, and Kuchipatchi) are out interviewing for jobs this summer as they travel around the country to baseball stadiums, zoos, theme parks and other public places. (Think dressed up mascots traveling in a Tamagotchi van, maybe more than one set of them, like […]
On 1 June 2007 Reuters reported from Tokyo an animated film is planned for release this December featuring several Tamagotchi characters befriending a human girl that shows up at their home. The movie will be distributed by Toho Co.