Yeah, I've been seeing those "Care-For-Me" pets for a two or three months now, and when I first found out about I thought I might try one but never got around to it.
My little sister has one of the original ones(adventure games, etc.), I played it and it was confusing. Once I got it (mostly) figured out, it was pretty boring... So, yeah, they're probably trying to make money of Tamagotchi's design(even though it won't be as good