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Relive ’90s LCD craze with the new and improved ‘Tamagotchi On’

The other 'Pocket Monster.'


Jaime Carrillo


Published Aug 24, 2020   Updated Mar 5, 2021, 10:50 am CST

Before an electric rodent stole the world’s heart in 1998, kids everywhere had become fledging parents of digital creatures called Tamagotchi. The Tamagotchi On is the next-gen take on the popular virtual pet.

No longer will your Tamagotchi be relegated to a monochrome existence. The new and improved universe your virtual pet lives in will be displayed in full, gorgeous color. What do you do with your new and improved virtual pet? The usual, of course. Raise it, feed it, play with it, help it make friends, go shopping, travel, and of course (and perhaps most importantly) clean up its poop. You can even let it reach adulthood and watch as it courts other monsters to make a full-blown virtual family. Best of all, you can connect your Tamagotchi to your friends and get competitive or just chill. All from a tiny device that’s perfect for any pocket, lanyard, or keychain.

The Tamagotchi On is available in three themes called Fairy, Magic, and Wonder Garden. The Fairy theme also has an Amazon Exclusive Magic White option, which is available for purchase on Amazon for $59.99.

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*First Published: Aug 24, 2020, 12:40 pm CDT