tamagotchi

tech-internet

Tamagotchis Are Coming Back, But Now They'll Cost Twice As Much

The new version of the 90s digital pet will cost $60 USD, but if you're hankering for a nostalgia trip you have cheaper options.
Matthew Gault
5.21.19
conceptual art

Shocking Public Artwork Turns UK's Homeless into "Human Tamagotchi"

Artist Kristian von Hornsleth has bought and sold homeless people to various buyers. He’s then fitted them with tracking devices so the buyers and the public can follow them.
Kevin Holmes
6.30.17
Buddy system

Let This Electric Love Potato onto Your Desktop and into Your Soul

We spend our days in a virtual wasteland of loneliness, so why not take this desktop-enabled Potato companion along for the ride?
Jess Joho
4.20.17
streaming

Twitch Will Decide if This Tamagotchi Lives or Dies

A streamer rigged up what appears to be a robotic arm for this Twitch experiment.
Clinton Nguyen
12.10.15
Stuff

Why We Were Addicted to Our Tamagotchis

They didn't do anything but poop, walk around, age, and die, but we treated those little pixelated pets like family.
Melissa Batchelor Warnke
7.19.15
Internet

Online Dating Is Turning Us All Into Tamagotchis

"Now our cell phones contain many Tamagotchi in the form of human relationships."
Roisin Kiberd
1.9.15
Reviews

This Video Game Let's You Own Your Own Tamagotchi Mountain Pet

While your Tamagatchi pet poops all over the place, your pet mountain floats through the universe.
Zack Kotzer
7.7.14
Words

Saint's Remix of "Tamagotchi" is a Twerk Team Anthem

Download this remix of New York rapper Dai Burger and prepare to back dat ass up.
Lauren Schwartzberg
4.1.14
Motherboard Blog

The Tamagotchi of Currency

O, the joy of watching things die.
ALEX PASTERNACK
2.28.14
Motherboard Blog

The Point of the Tamagotchi was to Watch Things Die

If you picked up a dystopian 19th century novel, paged through it, and found the plot-point where the fictional city’s children were scrambling to get to toy stores to buy a robotic egg that was unable to hatch or reproduce, you would put the novel...
Adriane Quinlan
3.12.12
tech

Death in Your Hands

The point of the Tamagotchi was to watch what you made die.
Adriane Quinlan
3.12.12