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Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing Drawing Challenge reaps creepy magic


What a troubling delight
Mar 23
Animal Crossing: New Leaf was a lot of people's game of the year for 2013, but that doesn't mean that passion for the title has cooled now that we're well into 2014. Oh heck no. Kiseki Kokoro has challenged the Animal Crossin... read
Animal Crossing GDC talk

Animal Crossing is so successful because of its diverse team


7.3 million sales don't lie
Mar 19
Almost half of the people that worked on Animal Crossing: New Leaf are women. When its director Aya Kyogoku started with Nintendo in 2003, she was the only female game designer there. A decade later and that's no longer the c... read
inFamous

inFamous started as an Animal Crossing-like game


No photos exist, sadly
Mar 14
Sucker Punch Productions has been making the rounds leading up to inFamous: Second Son's release a week from today, and speaking to GameSpot, co-founder Chris Zimmerman talked about the bizarre origins of the game that kicked... read
Club Nintendo

These Club Nintendo Animal Crossing posters are 'dawwsome


It's a set of two for 500 Coins
Jan 31
I know people that are still playing Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Heck, I know people that are still playing old Animal Crossing games. Such is the staying power of this Nintendo franchise, and now, you can celeb... read
Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Become Sandy Claws in Animal Crossing: New Leaf


A Christ-must buy
Nov 27
Welp, now I feel bad I left my Animal Crossing: New Leaf town to squalor. I assume banditry is on the rise, everyone locks their doors, and floor is filthy with weeds. At least Shrunk's club is booming for the black market s... read
Diva is a piece of shit

Animal Crossing: Why Diva is a piece of sh*t


Promoted from our Community Blogs!
Nov 27
[Happy Thanksgiving. --Mr Andy Dixon] This is my first informational blog post about the piece of shit, Diva. read
Animal Crossing plushies

Animal Crossing plushies are here to brighten your day


Also two different stamp sets!
Nov 06
JBox has added a ton of Animal Crossing: New Leaf merchandise for purchase, mostly in the way of plushies. Yes, Animal Crossing plushies. I know, I know, just take a moment to collect yourself and we'll continue. For wha... read

Five new 3DS titles added to the million-seller list


Animal Crossing: New Leaf dominiates
Oct 31
Nintendo's latest financial results (April -- September 2013) list five new additions to their million-seller list. These 3DS games all did well this summer, but Animal Crossing: New Leaf did especially well. Joining it are L... read
New Leaf contest

Caveat Crossing: Win a 3DS, New Leaf bedroom makeover


Damn teenagers
Oct 03
Channel One News is putting on a contest wherein you can win a 3DS XL, a copy of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, and a bunch of Animal Crossing decor to makeover your bedroom with. That means you can finally get rid of that disgus... read
Animal Crossing Zelda

Grab Link's Wind Waker shirt in Animal Crossing: New Leaf


Just scan these QR codes
Oct 01
In this morning's Nintendo Direct, it was really easy to miss a small bit of news regarding Animal Crossing: New Leaf -- Link's shirt from the beginning of Wind Waker is totally free! All you have to do is go straight to the ... read

Attack on Titan X Animal Crossing: New Leaf


The ultimate crossover
Sep 05
Attack on Titan meets Animal Crossing: New Leaf. The villager face on Eren killed me. Is Attack on New Leaf the best parody yet? [Japanator] read
Animal Crossing

Free Animal Crossing Plaza out now on Wii U


'I love flowers' -- Nintendo president Satoru Iwata
Aug 07
While it's no Super Mario Bros. 3 on 3DS, darn it, the newly-announced Animal Crossing Plaza is cool in its own right. As demonstrated during this morning's Nintendo Direct, this free app gives series fans a place to congrega... read

Rhymedown Spectacular: Pipes of Passion


The brains behind Jimquisition and Zero Punctuation get lyrical
Jul 24
This week, both poems get pretty damn dark. Yahtzee talks of animals and crossings, while your ol' pal here tells a tale of passion and revenge.  There is a lot of emotion in these poems, and I think we all can learn a little bit about ourselves and the human condition, for God's sake.  read

Animal Crossing: New Leaf sales surpass 500,000 units


Plus see how else Nintendo performed in June
Jul 19
Good news, everybody! Animal Crossing: New Leaf has sold more than 505,000 combined physical and digital units. More than 20% of the total sales came from the digital sales, in fact. Nintendo says that internal sales trackers... read
New Leaf orchestrated

Animal Crossing New Leaf opening theme orchestrated


It makes me want to leave work and just catch bugs all day
Jul 17
The team that put together The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses tour are back at it with music from a Nintendo franchise. This time, the Star Pop Orchestra puts its strings and woodwinds to Animal Crossing: New Lea... read
The Dao of K.K.
[Images by Sarah Thomas] Over a year ago, I annoyed a lot of people by announcing that the term "art game" is stupid because it is overly vague and easily misconstrued, worsens the ever increasing problem of class-ism in vide... read feature

New Leaf

You need to hear this Animal Crossing: New Leaf cover


Take care of all your chores now, understand?
Jul 09
Trips to the island in Animal Crossing: New Leaf will never be the same after listening to these Kapp'n covers by YouTube user misterrandell. Hauntingly beautiful, yet at the same time uplifting. He says he's been "totally o... read
Animal Crossing

Rest this Animal Crossing bag on your hip, sirs


DJ K.K. looks better than you
Jul 07
It's been interesting to watch Animal Crossing go from being perceived as a weird "kiddie" game that most people bought just for the old NES games to something appreciated by good looking adults across the world.  Case i... read

The Villager pays a visit to Skyrim


Oh god no
Jul 06
Such innocence and bloodshed, yet that smile never goes away. read
Animal Crossing

The dark secret of Animal Crossing's Pigeon Milk revealed


Brewster's secret additive isn't what you think
Jun 29
One of the more interesting bits of evocative minutia in the Animal Crossing series comes from the player's potential relationship with Brewster, the local coffee barista. It's hard to win the favor of this high cla... read
Deals

Amazon discounts Animal Crossing: New Leaf and more


Slew of 3DS titles on sale now!
Jun 29
[Update: Looks like Amazon has sold out on Animal Crossing: New Leaf, but other 3DS titles are still currently available. Better act fast!] If my Facebook feed has been any indication, then everyone (their moms included) alre... read
Animal Crossing remixes

Allow K.K. and Friends to touch your musical soul


Animal Crossing remix album by Ben Briggs and ectogemia
Jun 24
Ladies and gentlemen, I am playing Animal Crossing for the first time ever. I scored a copy of New Leaf, popped it into my 3DS, and immediately fell deep into Tom Nook's financial pit of despair. I can tell this game is going... read
Animal Crossing

Only the lonely don't own Animal Crossing: New Leaf


Simon and Garfunkel would be proud
Jun 23
Times are tough for those in certain circles that that don't have the new Animal Crossing. Depending on who you run with on the internet, your Tumblr, Facebook, and Twitter feeds could currently be filled to the brim with pic... read
Reggie's home tour

Reggie's Animal Crossing home has his face on a bed


Cribs: Nintendo of America COO edition
Jun 21
Have you ever wondered how the other half live? Wonder no more. Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime gives an all access look at his Animal Crossing: New Leaf home in this adorable video. Plus, he drops some proper... read
Wii Fit Trainer

Japanese artists think Wii Fit Trainer is smokin'


Gotta love that bleached Michael Jackson skin
Jun 19
The fourth Smash Bros. was only announced last week, but fans the world over have already contributed a wealth of art based on the three new characters. However, Japanese art community pixiv has taken a particularly big shine... read
Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing sets record sales on Nintendo eShop in US


Quadruples weekly Nintendo 3DS hardware sales
Jun 13
Animal Crossing: New Leaf is kind of a big deal. The Nintendo 3DS exclusive has sold more than four million units in Japan to date and is already off to a hot start in North America in its first week on the market. "The digit... read
New releases

New releases: The Last of Us is here at last


Plus Animal Crossing and not much else
Jun 10
There won't be many games threatening to draw your attention away from the spectacle of E3 this week, but what we are getting is rather splendid.  The Last of Us seems to have impressed just about everyone, including th... read
Animal Crossing

Retro games in Animal Crossing 'not happening ever again'


Pooh Pooh on Clu Clu Land
Jun 09
When people that don't really like Animal Crossing talk about what they want in a new Animal Crossing, they often call back to the GameCube title's inclusion of playable NES games (Legend of Zelda, Super Mario Bros., Punch-Ou... read
Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Animal Crossing: New Leaf out now via 3DS eShop


Hits store shelves tomorrow, but Iwata recommends digital version
Jun 08
Animal Crossing: New Leaf is now available via the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Sure, the game will be available in stores starting tomorrow, but Nintendo president Satoru Iwata seems to think people should go for the digital ver... read

Nintendo World will transform into Animal Crossing town


Makeover for Animal Crossing: New Leaf
Jun 05
To celebrate the release of 3DS game Animal Crossing: New Leaf Nintendo will be transforming the Nintendo World store into the Animal Crossing town. How amazing is that? I mean, will Mr. Resetti be there? Fruit just layi... read
A political animal
Animal Crossing is a hard series to assess because, to this day, I still struggle to understand what I like about it. Actually, I still don't know if I actually like it or not. When I played Wild World, I obsessively absorbed... read feature

K.K. Slider

K.K. Slider covers Daft Punk's 'Get Lucky'


Catch that Daft Punk fever
May 30
YouTube user Alex Romero made this little mashup featuring K.K. Slider in place of Pharrell Williams in Daft Punk's "Get Lucky." Nothing mind blowing, but if you enjoy K.K. Slider's demonic voice and the Daft Punk single, then you're in for a good time. [Via GoNintendo] read






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