Of course it's been released in Japan and for release elsewhere in 2008. There are a few e-bay auctions already!
Now we know that Tamagotchis actually have families - the new toy is called Tamagotchi Family Iro Iro Tamagotchi Plus, shortened to FamiTama!
I think we may be skipping V 4.5 ;)
The Tamagotchi V5 is coming soon. (Been seeing a few posts about the Famitama already in the market - more later.)
The eco-friendly Tamas come together in the Tamagotchi and Earth Expo! (or quick!, click on the screen capture!_Here's a sneak peek of the site; not everything is working though, but looks like a lot of fun!
Learn about global warming and caring for the earth.
[Via an interesting post by Nanaki]
Wikipedia has its own Tamagotchi page. But then I stumbled upon Tamagotchi Wikia, which is a wiki dedicated to everything Tamagotchi!
The wiki is still being filled up, so if you are a Tamagotchi fan (you are, aren't you?), you can help out by putting in more information all Tamagotchi. You can start wit your favorite characters, for instance.
Go check it out at Tamagotchi Wikia
Labels: Tamagotchi Wiki
Have multiple Tamas - different versions? Or maybe like us, you have friends you Tamas that at a lower or higher version and of course, we want to connect/play/add them as friends!
Here's a fantastic chart from Tama-Zone showing which Tamagotchi versions connect with what and whether they can have children (breed).
Based on actual experience, leave feedback in the Tama-zone forum if you have any problems or corrections.
Fantastic resource from Tama-Zone!
So far, this is the most complete chart we've come across. Got this via this link: http://i57.photobucket.com/albums/g224/SunGodRa/V4_Char_List.gif