Who can recall one of the greatest inventions in the 90’s era?
Yes, the Tamagotchi. The Tamagotchi is a handheld digital pet, released by Bandai on November 23, 1996 in Japan and May 1997 to the rest of the world, whicg became one of the biggest toy fads and collectibles of the 1990s and early 2000s. Most Tamagotchis are housed in a small egg-shaped computer with an interface usually consisting of three buttons, where the newer versions had more.
20 years have passed since the release of the first Tamagotchi. Now, Bandai Namco is ready to spread to bring back the phenomenal experience and spread the same love to a whole new generation of fans and on a new platform. Bandai Namco is pleased to announce My Tamagotchi Forever, a brand new free-to-play mobile game developed by Paladin Studios. The game will be ready to hatch in 2018, kickstarting their announcement with a special contest on www.mytamagotchiforever.com.
The contest is to give everyone a chance to become the inspiration for a brand new Tamagotchi character, which will be added to the game once it’s released. The mechanics are simple, just register on the website to enter the draw.
According to Bandai, a lot of its gameplay elements have evolved to adapt to the new gaming platform, and to take advantage of the new players’ taste and technologies. That’s why My Tamagotchi Forever will feature some of the classic as well as brand new game modes. The first introduction is Tamatown, a joyful town where all your Tamagotchi characters will live. This colorful place is also where you can customize and collect new elements to have even more fun with your teeny tiny characters.
According to the official press release, you can:
Raise your Tamagotchi characters making sure you feed, wash, clean up and turn the lights out for a good night sleep keeping them happy and healthy.
Have fun with your Tamagotchi characters playing mini games and explore Tamatown together. Make friends with other Tamagotchi characters along the way.
Evolve your Tamagotchi characters from one type to another depending on how you care for them. You never know who they might become next!
Collect memorable moments shared with your Tamagotchi characters and the friendly town citizens.
Share your favorite moments with your friends.
Tickle your Tamagotchi characters. They love it!
Earn coins by playing mini games and levelling up!
Unlock delicious food, cute costumes and colourful items to decorate Tamatown.
Compare your progression and Tamagotchi raising skills with your friends!