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September 21, 2015
In the 1990s a craze swept the world, Tamagotchis sometimes known as virtual pets became a big business. They used cheap LCD screens, buttons and microcontrollers to create a pet that would fit into your pocket. With new technologies taking over, the virtual pet soon fell out of favour as children demanded more from their devices. In the ensuing years we saw a slew of handheld gaming devices leading on to the rise in mobile and tablet gaming. But does this mean that the humble tamagotchi is d ...