Article Photos: Tamagotchi returns: Electronic pet reborn as app 6/8

FILE - In this July 13, 1997 file photo, nine-year-old Zhu Ying tries out a Tamagotchi electronic pet at a Beijing department store. Bandai Co. and Sync Beatz Entertainment are hoping to revive the electronic pet craze of the 1990s with a new mobile app launching Thursday, Feb. 14, 2013, for Android devices. The app duplicates the egg-shaped plastic toy that became a must-own sensation after it was first released in 1996 in Japan. (AP Photo/Greg Baker, File)