The very popular handheld digital pet Tamagotchi, which was first introduced on 1996 by Bandai, is now back – the new toy, Tamagotchi Friends, was showcased during the recent 2014 International American Toy Fair. Most Tamagotchis are housed in a small egg-shaped with a virtual pet on it in which the player will feed it, potty train, bathe, nurture it, etc. so it becomes a healthy adult.
The new product was already launched earlier in the UK and it will hit the stores this Fall in the US.
A new app for iOS and Android called Tamagotchi Life Angel will also be released on on Feb. 26. The first free app, Tamagotchi L.i.f.e., was released byb Bandai on early 2013 and has received positive reviews.