Long before everyone had smartphones in their pockets, there was Tamagotchi, the virtual pet that you kept on a key chain and took care of instead of doing schoolwork (or, if you were like me, left at home for your mom to take care of while you were at school, calling into question the whole point of the enterprise). Now, unsurprisingly, the brand is making a comeback for the smartphone era, with My Tamagotchi Forever.
My Tamagotchi Forever is hitting smartphones and tablets in the US sometime next year. Until then you can either buy an old one, or make do with the recently released trailer for the app, which gives you a vague idea of what the game will be like – and if you remember playing with a virtual pet as a kid, will probably make you feel extremely old:
For now, stay tuned to the official My Tamagotchi Forever site right here.