I'm 28 years old and I'm desperate for the new Tamagotchi Pix

Tamagotchi Pix
(Image credit: Bandai)

Did I blink and wake up in 2002? Perhaps not, but the newly announced Tamagotchi Pix certainly made me doubt myself for a second. Tamagotchi consoles were massively popular in the 90s and the early 00s, but have fallen out of favor after the prolific rise of smartphone technology. 

However, the new Tamagotchi Pix looks to combine everything that made the original Tamagotchi models so great (i.e. cute virtual pets!) with new augmented reality technology that will let users 'pose' with their Tamagotchi pets.

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Louise Carey

With over a decade of photographic experience, Louise arms Digital Camera World with a wealth of knowledge on photographic technique and know-how – something at which she is so adept that she's delivered workshops for the likes of ITV and Sue Ryder. Louise also brings years of experience as both a web and print journalist, having served as features editor for Practical Photography magazine and contributing photography tutorials and camera analysis to titles including Digital Camera Magazine and  Digital Photographer. Louise currently shoots with the Fujifilm X-T200 and the Nikon D800, capturing self-portraits and still life images, and is DCW's ecommerce editor, meaning that she knows good camera, lens and laptop deals when she sees them.