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Bandai Namco Brings Back Tamagotchi In Both Hardware And App Iterations

Tamagotchi, the digital pet that took the world by storm (well, kind of) was released 21 years ago in Japan and 20 years ago, in 1997, to the rest of the world. I am not sure the allure of this virtual pet thing, but it was somewhat a huge hit two decades ago. At least it was huge enough that even my ex-girlfriend had one (which I need help to take care, btw). Anyways, to mark the 20th year, Bandai Namco is not only re-releasing an updated Tamagotchi, but it is also going the mobile route with a smartphone and tablet app version called My Tamagotchi Forever. Well, forever only if you keep a look out for it cos’ while on the mobile platform, this digital pet of yours will still need to be fed, bathed, and loved, or it will say sayonara to you. Continue reading Bandai Namco Brings Back Tamagotchi In Both Hardware And App Iterations

Hello Kitty Join Forces With PAC-MAN For Mobile Game and Merchandises

If you are a huge fan of the mouth-less Japanese cartoon character Hello Kitty and also happen to love the classic arcade game, PAC-MAN, well then, Sanrio, Inc. and Bandai Namco has some good news for you. The two Japanese companies has announced at San Diego Comic-Con that the super adorable pop icon and the first video game hero will come together for what we thought was an unlikely collaboration. For starter, the PAC-MAN mobile game will get a limited time Hello Kitty themed update, available from now through to August 19 on Google Play and Apple App Store. Continue reading Hello Kitty Join Forces With PAC-MAN For Mobile Game and Merchandises