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Guruguru Tamagotchi!

Guruguru Tamagotchi!

Digital ReleaseNintendo 3DS
April 24, 2014 (JP)
DelistingSeptember 28, 2018
Developerh.a.n.d. Inc.
PublisherBandai NAMCO
Available OnRetail
Nintendo 3DS
LinksNintendo Japan page [Archive]

Delisting

Bandai NAMCO announced in 2018 that four of their Nintendo 3DS Tamagotchi titles would be delisted from the eShop in Japan on September 28th, 2018. The titles include: 

  • Cho~ricchi! Tamagotchi no Puchi Puchi Omisecchi de Violin Lesson
  • Tamagotchi no Doki Doki Dream Omisecchi
  • Tamagotchi! Seishun no Dream School
  • Guruguru Tamagotchi!

As with many licensed titles from Bandai NAMCO, the delisting was most likely caused by expired licensing. While Bandai does own the Tamagotchi property, creating and releasing games based on it through the Bandai NAMCO Games division likely still requires licensing. After years of availability, the cost to renew or relicense these releases likely outweighed any potential sales further adding to the decision to delist them.

Each of the titles remains available on physical media except for Violin Lesson which was a digital eShop exclusive and is considered Extinct.



About the Game

[DeepL Translation]

Let’s play in the world!
10 areas selected from a ranking of places children would like to visit! Figure skating in Russia, hula in Hawaii, soccer in Brazil, curry in India …… You can enjoy mini-games unique to each country.

Let’s have a chat in the world!
More than 100 characters!
Enjoy in-depth communication with the characters in the largest scenario in the series!

Let’s learn in the world!
You can learn greetings, local items, capitals, landmarks, and much more from all over the world!
You can view the information you encounter in your scrapbook anytime!

Customize your character!
You can customize your character’s face and costume!
Collect ethnic costumes from various countries to make your character more fashionable!

Customize your room!
Collect interiors from all over the world to create a beautiful room!

Transfer function!
You can take over the previous “Tamagotchi! Seishin’s Dream School” on your Nintendo 3DS, you can unlock special costumes for Dream School! You can also transfer your characters and rooms to the next game!