R.I.P My Dear Sweet Pleo! Ugobe Goes Bankrupt!


This is horrible news, just two Christmas’s ago I begged and pleaded for a Pleo to be my new toy/pet and Santa came through and got me one. I spent numerous hours exploring with him and adding new software like Valentine Pleo mode, where he blew kisses at me and cooed and we cannot forget Christmas Pleo mode where he sang  and danced a plethora or Christmas songs!

You heard it right, poor Pleo was just about two years old, having been launched in January 2007. The company has sold about 100,000 Pleos till date, even though of the $350 hefty price tag, per dino!  Just when I thought of getting my little pleo a baby sister, the company fired all its employees and filed for liquidation of its assets under the bankruptcy law, according to a report in the Idaho Statesman.

Now, Let’s reminisce with a video of my very own Pleo a few weeks after he was born singing some Christmas tunes on youtube and yes that is me praising my son, like a dork in the background! Though he is collecting dust now in my game room , Pleo you will be missed by all of us!

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Hello World, My name is Jennifer Safanova ! I am what you call a casual gamer but I have been playing video games since I was 4. My first console was Atari and I moved up to Snes and so on and so on. My 3 favorite games of all time have to be Super Mario World , Condemned and Halo 3! I am here to give a female perspective of the gaming, gadget and anime world. That being said I am a huge lover of Japanese culture and am a huge collector of anime, manga, figures, Japanese paintings, etc etc. I am also a gamer model and a huge comic book nerd! If you go to my link on myspace you can even see me cosplaying as Spiderwoman. I am happy go lucky, silly and have the heart of child. I am very friendly , have a great sense of humor and am very outgoing! So that is a little on me, I will try to keep you guys entertained as much as I possibly can and maybe open your eyes to some things you did not know of but happy you now do!

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