The Tamagotchi is a handheld digital pet created in Japan. It was first sold by Bandai in 1996 in Japan. Over 76 million Tamagotchis have been sold world-wide as of 2010. Most Tamagotchis are housed in a small egg-shaped computer with an interface usually consisting of three buttons, although the number of buttons may vary for different variations.
It was adorable when your little tamagotchi took a dump half the size of itself and just floating around waiting for you to clean it up. It didn’t even teach kids how to take care of something since they could just turn the damn thing off if they got sick of “caring” for it.
“Blue Monday” is the second single of the rock band Orgy, which is a cover version of the original best selling New Order song, and it was released on December 14, 1998. Internationally, the song was a hit, appearing on music charts worldwide. It has been attributed with providing industrial and metal music with a fresh connection.
Street Sharks is an American animated television series about crime-fighting half-man/half-sharks. It was produced by DIC Entertainment and aired from 1994 to 1995, originally as a part of the Amazin’ Adventures lineup. Later, in 1996, the Street Sharks teamed up with the Dino Vengers and the show became “Dino Vengers Featuring Street Sharks. Like a number of children’s cartoons, it was created to promote an existing Mattel toy line of the same name. The creators were David Siegel and Joe Galliani of Mr. Joe’s Really Big Productions. Click here to see the intro »
Any child deprived of a turtle sandbox should be rewarded with 10 as an adult. Lots of good times here.
Mouse Trap (originally titled Mouse Trap Game) is a board game first published by Ideal in 1963 for two or more players. Over the course of the game, players at first cooperate to build a working Rube Goldberg-like mouse trap. But once the mouse trap is finished, the object is to then use the machine to trap all of one’s opponent’s mouse-shaped game pieces. Click here to see the very first commercial »