Update 1: Corner Shop 3 has shipped for Nintendo DS! It will be available very soon, so be sure to pick up a copy.
Namco Bandai Ships Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 for Nintendo DS
June 17, 2008 - Leading video games publisher and developer Namco Bandai Games America Inc., announced today that Tamagotchi Connection: Corner Shop 3 has been shipped to North American retailers for Nintendo DS. Based on the popular virtual pets, help run over a dozen shops with adorable Tamagotchi pals. The Nintendo DS' intuitive touch screen controls add a level of immersion the franchise has never seen.
Second update: Bandai Entertainment, an American anime distributor, has just acquired the rights to dub the Tamagotchi movie!
Bandai Entertaiment Gets Tamagotchi Feature Film
he North American distributor Bandai Entertainment has announced at its Project A-Kon panel on Friday that it acquired the Eiga de Tōjō! Tamagotchi Doki Doki! Uchū no Maigotchi!?, the first feature-length anime film based on Bandai's original electronic pet. The Tamagotchi feature garnered over 700,000 viewers and over 750 million yen (about US$7.5 million) at the Japanese box office.