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Protect your home button: Bandai Mobilepants are very, very bizarre (video)

Protect your home button: Bandai Mobilepants are very, very bizarre (video)

By 21 January 2014

We've seen plenty of strange things in our time covering gadgets for the last 11 years at Pocket-lint, but this has to be up there in the bizarro stakes.  If, it seems as many do in Japan (they've sold 1m already), you suffer from accidentally pressing... >>

Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. app now available in US on Android, iPhone owners and Brits will have to wait

Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. app now available in US on Android, iPhone owners and Brits will have to wait

By 15 February 2013

As Pocket-lint revealed last week, Bandai has just released its Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. smartphone application that brings the 90s virtual pet bang up to date. At present, it's only available for Android - iPhone owners will have a bit longer to wait. As... >>

Beware! Tamagotchi on brink of return... as iPhone and Android app

Beware! Tamagotchi on brink of return... as iPhone and Android app

By 7 February 2013

Bandai is to bring back Tamagotchi - the digitised pet you used to keep in your pocket - in the form of an app for iPhone and Android. Coming soon to iTunes and Google Play, Tamagotchi L.i.f.e. (Love is fun everywhere) is an updated version of the original,... >>

New Thundercats toys finally revealed

New Thundercats toys finally revealed

By 20 September 2011

The Thundercats toys have been a constant source of distress for Pocket-lint since we found out about their existence. Lack of sleep due to excitement over their release, coupled with a slight madness-inducing want to see pictures of the damn things,... >>

Tekken PS3 mod that you'll never get to own

Tekken PS3 mod that you'll never get to own

By 29 July 2009

To promote the new version of Tekken 6 due out on the PlayStation 3 later this year, Bandai has created a limited edition PS3 skin to get people excited. The bad news however, is that a spokesman for the company told us that although around 200 were in... >>

Namco Bandai brings multiplayer to Pac-Man mobile

Namco Bandai brings multiplayer to Pac-Man mobile

By 5 December 2008

Namco Bandai has updated its Pac-Man mobile game to include two new elements - a multiplayer mode and an online high-score table. Optimised for a new generation of handsets, mobile users will, for the first time ever, be able to wirelessly challenge up... >>

Namco Bandai announces Family Ski sequel

Namco Bandai announces Family Ski sequel

By 3 December 2008

Namco Bandai has announced it will be releasing a sequel to its popular Wii game Family Ski, but this time, snowboarding will be added into the mix as well. Appropriately called Family Ski & Snowboard, the sequel is planned for European release in February... >>

Catcha Beast lets you reel it in

Catcha Beast lets you reel it in

By 30 January 2008

Ban Dai is hoping to enthral kids with a high tech version of fishing this Christmas with Catcha Beast. The game, yet another craze that finds itself coming from Japan, will involve users have to search their location to find monsters to catch. Once found,... >>

Puchi Puchi bubble popping gadget

Puchi Puchi bubble popping gadget

By 30 January 2008

Ban dai is hoping to quell fans of popping bubble wrap with a new keyring that is best described as an electronic bubble packaging simulator. Launched last year in Japan, the device called "Puchi Puchi" will simulate popping bubble wrap when you press... >>

Tamagotchi get careers with Tamagotchi Jinsei

Tamagotchi get careers with Tamagotchi Jinsei

By 4 February 2007

Tamagotchi the UK's number one selling toy in 2005 and 2006 from Bandi has, according to its makers, just got better. The toy that sees you control and nurture a virtual pet has become Tamagotchi Jinsei, which promises to bring exciting new ways to play... >>