How to date in Tamagotchi Mix

Tamagotchi are virtual pets that have become increasingly detailed as time goes by. In many of the recent incarnations, players have the ability to create whole dynasties in their games. Once an owner has a character, they can pair it off with another via an in-game matchmaker or with a character someone else has raised in their own game. Tamagotchi Mix is no different. This latest line of course allows people to pair off their characters together to create families. However, it is when someone doesn’t have a real-world cohort that things get interesting.

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Pokémon Mini broke a few boundaries

When it comes to Nintendo handhelds, people tend to recognize and remember only the most important ones. Everybody knows the Game Boy and its various models, the Nintendo DS and Nintendo 3DS. Those who really pay attention will recall the Game & Watch models released. But there is one system that is often forgotten: the Pokémon Mini. This short-lived handheld may not have made much of an impression, but packed in quite a few features that people wouldn’t have expected from such a small system at such a time.

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Super NES Classic Edition gives the ’90s’ greatest RPGs another chance to shine

Every console makes a name for itself when it comes to providing games from certain genres. With the Super NES, Nintendo provided a system renowned for its RPGs. Japan came out in full force to support it with 30-60 hour adventures every few months. It was a wonderful time. But, there is a downside to all of these games being so good, and that is that their value only increased over the years. Their reputation preceded them, making them near impossible to find until Virtual Console releases. Even then, people needed to have a Nintendo 3DS or Wii U to properly access each one. The Super NES Classic Edition is important because it is a tool providing easy and immediate access to some of the most influential RPGs of all time.

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Digimon Xros Wars is a digivice for busy adults

In the late ’90s, virtual pets were all the rage. Bandai’s Tamagotchi started a trend in 1996, with the company’s Digital Monster offering another take on it. While Tamagotchis were peaceful pets, Digimon were monsters you could raise, train and battle. Ten years after its 1997 launch, the Digimon Mini was released. This line offers smaller virtual pets for people to carry. Of this series, the Digimon Xros Wars variety is most convenient, giving people who grew up with the toys a more manageable pet.

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Appreciating Nintendo puzzle games’ accessibility

There is something about a good puzzle game. They tend to be one of the most welcoming genres, with easy to understand concepts, difficulty that can grow with players and matches that may be brief or even endless. Well crafted ones are accessible, which is great. When it comes to Nintendo, some of the puzzle games it has created and published go a step further. While not all of their games accommodate people who might be colorblind, quite a few do.

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Where did Kemono Friends begin?

Kemono Friends is an anime that is taking the internet by storm. People are captivated by the cavorting of a young girl named Kaban and her various animal Friends in the Japari wildlife park. Said Friends being animal and human hybrids. This slice-of-life series has a sense of innocence and charm that tends to captivate people. But, this isn’t some show that got its start as a manga and exploded. Rather, it began its life as a game.

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