The new Tamagotchi smartwatch looks both weird and wonderful

Tamagotchi Smart
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If you're of a certain age, chances are you remember the moment your first tamagotchi died. Well, get ready to relive the sorrow all over again, because it seems everyone's favourite '90s virtual pet is coming back – and this time, you can wear it on your wrist.

Tamagotchi producer Bandai has revealed the Tamagotchi Smart, the first ever smartwatch version of the product, complete with touch and voice controls. It's certainly an intriguing, nostalgia-soaked proposition – but we have a feeling it won't cause too much worry to Apple Watch or the other devices in our guide to the best smartwatch.

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.