The '90s were a time of choker necklaces, Nickelodeon magazines, and JNCO jeans. Even though so many things about the '90s seem dated to us now in 2019, there's a ton of stuff making a comeback. For instance, '90s fashion is incredibly popular right now. Just browse through any popular fashion website and you'll see entire sections dedicated to '90s looks like cropped baby tees and jean skirts.
The '90s are alive and that's a fact.
But besides boy bands and bizarre fashion, the best part about growing up in the '90s was the toys. If you were a '90s kid, there were a plethora of strange and addicting games to play, ranging from pogs to "Guess Who?"
Perhaps the most popular of the '90s era toys was the beloved Tamagotchi - a little digital egg-shaped gadget that allowed you to care for a pet. If you are missing your old Tamagotchi, don't fret! Because Tamagotchis are coming back and this time they have a serious upgrade.
Keep reading to find out how to buy a new and improved Tamagotchi and what you can do with them.
'90s funIf you were a '90s kid, there's a huge chance that you were obsessed with your Tamagotchi. I remember all of my teachers were furious when the class would sneakily take care of our Tamagotchis. They just didn't understand!
Anyone else miss these days? Family computers That AOL dialup sound Waiting in line for beanie babies Pogs, Dunkar… https://t.co/nDsDO7pSAr— Jesse Lifson (@Jesse Lifson)1554958544.0
via: Getty ImagesTamagotchis are hand-held digital pets. They were created in Japan by the toy company, Bandai.
via: Getty ImagesThe point of a Tamagotchi is to take care of your pet. When you have a Tamagotchi, you raise your My Tama from the time it's born until it's grown.
via: Getty ImagesTamagotchis were so addicting. I remember being obsessed with making sure My Tama was living a good life.
Life of a pet
via: Getty ImagesThe cool thing about playing with a Tamagotchi is that it goes through different life cycles. It's pretty much like raising a baby.
via: Getty ImagesIf you don't take care of your Tamagotchi, your pet will "die." This is very tragic and should be avoided at all costs. You want your pet to grow and thrive and live their best life.
(cool youth pastor voice) we’re all just satan’s tamagotchis— princess bastard (@princess bastard)1557782088.0
Collect them all
A good lifePets can also die of old age, having lived a good life. Is anybody else feeling suddenly emotional? Tamagotchis teach kids about the circle of life.
Cross-platformTamagotchis also became video games. If you were really addicted to playing on your Tamagotchi, this was great news for you.
Never stop playingTamagotchi games became available for Nintendo, Game Boy, Wii, and PlayStation consoles. Who wants to have a Tamagotchi party?
Rip my tamagotchis 😭— Olivia Chin Mueller ⭐️ Mousemoth Land (@Olivia Chin Mueller ⭐️ Mousemoth Land)1557268660.0
Tamagotchis are so needy. Imagine dying just from not eating since I was 10 years old.— Caroline the Rotten Recipe-Stealing Bitch (@Caroline the Rotten Recipe-Stealing Bitch)1557175508.0
anyone have old tamagotchis they don't want I'll pay shipping— blade ᡕᠵ᠊ᡃ່࡚ࠢ࠘ ⸝່ࠡࠣ᠊߯᠆ࠣ࠘ᡁࠣ࠘᠊᠊ࠢ࠘𐡏 (@blade ᡕᠵ᠊ᡃ່࡚ࠢ࠘ ⸝່ࠡࠣ᠊߯᠆ࠣ࠘ᡁࠣ࠘᠊᠊ࠢ࠘𐡏)1557588574.0
Harry Potter is totally unrealistic. It takes place in the 1990's and the students don't have Nokias and Tamagotchi… https://t.co/071odCNYt2— Lord Rat Squirt (@Lord Rat Squirt)1557486709.0
I called my gf at 1am but I had to wait at least a full minute before I could talk to her because she was crying about tamagotchis— Cuteosphere (@Cuteosphere)1557188467.0
Think about itThis should've been Fitbit's marketing strategy. A real missed opportunity here, Fitbit. Your move.
Are Tamagotchis back?!? https://t.co/RHHeMQDM4c— Dr. Kim Dill-McFarland (@Dr. Kim Dill-McFarland)1557514099.0
every couple of months I get seized by the urge to buy a tamagotchi and this time I'm afraid I might not be able to resist its call— big indestructible moron (@big indestructible moron)1557771557.0
hey babe i think we should breed our tamagotchis— tiger * (@tiger *)1557790904.0
Too cuteThese are so cute I want to cry. Why does everything related to Tamagotchis make me want to weep?
TAMAGOTCHIS ARE COMIN BACK— 𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐂𝐈𝐄 ♡ ྀ (@𝐌𝐀𝐑𝐂𝐈𝐄 ♡ ྀ)1557767748.0
Me: I’m trying to save money! **sees tamagotchis on amazon** https://t.co/yHCIkoyIh0— Paloma (@Paloma)1557507502.0
Introducing the Tamagotchi On
Tamagotchi grows up! Revamped 90s nostalgia toy can now marry and breed with other virtual pets: Bandai America say… https://t.co/fVZ7gcrLKs— RushReads (@RushReads)1557839525.0
Genuinely excited to see color Tamagotchis coming to the US. The #TamagotchiOn looks like it'll be fun, and they lo… https://t.co/lDVfVL8qnL— 🐺 Wolf Nanaki 🐺 (@🐺 Wolf Nanaki 🐺)1557762180.0
The New Tamagotchi Can Marry and Breed https://t.co/UCoBw0c6tB ༄ Twenty-two years after its initial release, and… https://t.co/nNdDeWxYSK— KotakuBot (@KotakuBot)1557755777.0
TAMAGOTCHIS ARE MAKING A COMEBACK https://t.co/5ud94wNcPT— Alexandra S. Levine (@Alexandra S. Levine)1557776484.0