Bandai has revealed that it will bring Tamagotchi: Shop Simulation to the DS in the US. The game, a dual screen design based around the company's virtual pet toy from more than a half decade ago, is scheduled to hit this territory sometime in early 2006.
In Tamagotchi: Shop Simulation, players open specialty shops, and develop their businesses by servicing customers through mini games that utilize the Nintendo DS's touch-screen functionality. Players can select from a variety of different stores, including a bakery, beauty salon, dentist's office, flower shop, and more. Once the shop is open, players will help their customers by completing mini games with the Nintendo DS stylus. Apply makeup, treat cavities, decorate cakes and complete many other shop-specific tasks to earn money and progress towards "royal" shop status. Shop interiors can be customized, and cute Tamagotchi characters will make appearances throughout the adventure.
Some screenshots of this game are available HERE