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Nintendo somehow finds a way to make Animal Crossing even more adorable

Millions of people love puppies. Millions of people also love Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. What happens when you put those two things together? Like chocolate and peanut butter, you get something spectacular! Here's to hoping this...   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing

A lot of people are playing Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer

Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer has sold over two million copies since its release in Japan on July 30, 2015. Yes, really. 2.02M, to be precise -- even though North America and Europe didn't get the spin-off title until late last month....   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing

New Animal Crossing amiibo are cute as hell

Nintendo has revealed four new figures based on the Animal Crossing series for its amiibo toyline. The group, which includes Celeste, Mr. Resetti, Kicks, and Blathers, launches Dec. 17 in Japan. There's currently no word on when we can expe...   read

 
 
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Inside amiibo
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Dig into an amiibo card and this is what you'll find

In the name of science, Michibiku tore into a duplicate Animal Crossing amiibo card to see what the innards would look like. About what you'd expect, really: a little chip and not much else. "Surprisingly, the tech isn't that evident in the...   read

 
 
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A full amiibo card collection will cost about $100 if you're a social creature

Collecting amiibo has, to this point, been largely an exercise in madness. Nintendo has shellacked us with a flurry of figures from across several lines, brands, and degrees of availability. At least we knew what we were getting (or not get...   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is getting new items in Japan

Starting October 1, new items will be hitting Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer in Japan. They're mostly Mario related, including question mark blocks, shells, coins, stars, and even the iconic end of level flag. Also, there's ...   read

 
 
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amiibo cards

The first amiibo cards are up for pre-order

Amazon is now taking pre-orders for the Animal Crossing amiibo cards. Be strong. 100 cards are in Series 1 and they're being sold in packs of six for $5.99. Currently, Amazon is limiting orders to four packs per person, though that may chan...   read

 
 


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Animal Crossing

This gorilla wants to give you gifts in the new Animal Crossing

I'm not sure whether to laugh or cry while looking at Louie. He initially seems funny in an off-brand Donkey Kong sort of way, but the longer I stare, the more unsettling his appearance becomes. He's headed to Animal Crossing: Happy Home De...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video Animal Crossing's home design feature was actually the thing that got me hooked on the series in the first place. Back when I was addicted to building houses in The Sims, one of my friends came over for a visit and broug...   read
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amiibo

Who wants a closer look at the Animal Crossing amiibo?

We've seen a fair amount about Animal Crossing and amiibo, but a lot of it has to do with the first use of amiibo cards. Well, when both Happy Home Designer and amiibo Festival release, they'll also get some good ol'-fas...   read

 
 
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If Chao Garden and Animal Crossing had a love child, it would be Monster Hunter Diary

Today in "things I really want to be localized but probably never will," I've come across Monster Hunter Diary: Poka Poka Airou Village DX, an upgraded port of a PSP game from 2010 that was developed by From Software, strangely enough. In ...   read

 
 
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Forever A Loan

Are Animal Crossing amiibo cards worth $6 per six pack?

Walmart is listing Animal Crossing amiibo cards on its website for $5.96 for a pack of six, so essentially a dollar a card. That isn't that surprising as they go for around the same price when imported from Japan, though it has been po...   read

 
 
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  Watch Video This week the critically lampooned Pixels movie opens in theaters nationwide in the United States, and if you'd rather spend your time and money on movies that don't blow consider these other video game-related films. Don't worry though, this list won't just be the movies you've all seen before, because I'm so much cooler than that.   read

 
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Bigger in America

Animal Crossing amiibo cards get firmer dates, pack details

The first set of collectible cards with amiibo functionality are releasing at the end of this month, July 30, in Japan in conjunction with Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer. In Europe the cards launch October 2 alongside the game. In bot...   read

 
 
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Check out 30 minutes of Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer

Nintendo UK livestreamed the upcoming Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer for thirty minutes to show off how the game is played and drop new bits of information along the way.  Happy Home Designer will feature over 400 character...   read

 
 
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Nintendo: New Animal Crossing games were made because 'we just wanted amiibo'

In an interview with USgamer, Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer and Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival creative lead Aya Kyogoku was asked if amiibo Festival was conceptualized as a game involving amiibo or if the amiibo integrat...   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing

Fauxlusive: Nookling Junction dumps Trump

Trump, the Republican frontrunner for the 2016 Presidential nomination, has had a bit of a rough week after NBC and Macy's both parted ways with the reality TV star in light of comments he made about illegal immigrants. Today ther...   read

 
 
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AMAZING

Animal crossover: Oh my god KK Slider covering Outkast

Hey, what are you doing right now? Fuck you, because it's not as cool as what I'm doing right now, which is listening to KK Slider covering Outkast's "Hey Ya!" Now I'm listening to KK Slider doing Johnny Cash's "Hurt." Get on my level. By v...   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing gets its PONPONPON on

Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is almost here, but I'm not seeing much excitement for it. Maybe that's because it's a full priced game that looks to offer just a fraction of the features found in the previously released Animal C...   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer debuts September 25

Today, during Nintendo's E3 showcase, the publisher took some time to talk Animal Crossing. The decorating-focused Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer is coming to Nintendo 3DS on September 25, the company announced just before revealing ...   read

 
 
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More amiibo amigo

8-bit Mario, Animal Crossing, and possibly other amiibo incoming

Nintendo of Europe have uploaded an image to its server a bit early revealing new series of amiibo, pictured above. 8-bit Mario would most likely be used for Mario Maker, and the Isabelle amiibo card is for Animal Crossing: Happy Home Desig...   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer costs 4,000 Yen in Japan

When we first heard about Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer, it was easy to look at it as a stop gap measure to satiate people's hunger for more of the series that would also work to cash in on the current amiibo craze. From the looks o...   read

 
 
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Animal Crossing

Go rock this unofficial Splatoon outfit in Animal Crossing

Do you still boot up Animal Crossing: New Leaf every once in a while? I'm a terrible neighbor -- I've probably caused a lot of woodland creatures to skip town because I never leave my house. For those of you who are still keen on playi...   read

 
 
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Experience Points is a series in which I highlight some of the most memorable things about a particular game. These can include anything from a specific scene or moment, a character, a weapon or item, a level or location, a p...   read
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Laura Shigihara does a song for Animal Crossing's cafe pigeon Brewster

I always love a good Laura Shigihara piano/vocal piece. Though she is probably best known for the iconic credits song from Plants vs. Zombies, these days when her name comes up I mostly think about To the Moon's haunting "Everything's Alri...   read

 
 
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