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Animal Crossing: New Leaf: news and videos


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Here's what's new in Animal Crossing's huge update

In case you missed it, the Nintendo Direct for Animal Crossing: New Leaf took place earlier this morning, and an update for the title is available now. You'll have to download it manually, and I suspect that's because Nintendo didn't w...

 
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There's an Animal Crossing-centric Nintendo Direct this week

Nintendo isn't done with Animal Crossing. It may never be done, especially if it's going to keep pumping out amiibo, toys, and other similar products on a weekly basis. And it isn't finished with New Leaf either four years after its re...

 
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Animal Crossing update includes a free lawnmower

The UK Animal Crossing Twitter account has posted that players returning to Animal Crossing: New Leaf after the autumn update won't have to worry about weeds in their towns. Normally, players of New Leaf who don't check their game...

 
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Nintendo takes down anot- OMG Hello Kitty amiibo Cards

As we first reported a few weeks ago, Animal Crossing New Leaf is getting a major update this year that will incorporate amiibo support. The update will allow any character featured in the amiibo card line and the Animal Crossing serie...

 
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Cute ass Isabelle Animal Crossing toy being re-released

Nintendo partnered with Good Smile Company a couple years back for an Isabelle Nendoroid and followed that up with a winter uniform Isabelle. The original summer-suited look is getting a re-release next year. It will be available April 2016...

 
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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...

 
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This Isabelle purse is absolutely adorable

Isabelle is one of the most adorable faces to come out of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, that's for sure. Have you ever wanted to yank her cute little face off and carry it around with you as a purse? Now you can, thanks to the October issue of...

 
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Animal Crossing is so successful because of its diverse team

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 case. Both she a...

 
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These Club Nintendo Animal Crossing posters are 'dawwsome

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 celebrate it -- in p...

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

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 disgusting futon.&nbs...

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

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 Nintendo Direct...

 
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Animal Crossing New Leaf opening theme orchestrated

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 Leaf's title theme...

 
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Everything I need to know I learned from Animal Crossing

[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 videogame culture, ...

 
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You need to hear this Animal Crossing: New Leaf cover

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 obsessing over t...

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

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 pictures, anecdote...

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

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 hints on how t...

 
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Animal Crossing sets record sales on Nintendo eShop in US

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 digital version of t...

 
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Retro games in Animal Crossing 'not happening ever again'

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-Out!!, and Clu Cl...

 
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf out now via 3DS eShop

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 version instead. "...

 
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Nintendo World will transform into Animal Crossing town

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 laying around on th...

 
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Review: Animal Crossing: New Leaf

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 myself in it e...

 
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf gets a bizarre TV spot

Nintendo is gearing up for the release of the newest iteration in the Animal Crossing series on the 3DS, titled New Leaf. To help get people in the mood, the first commercial spot has appeared, and it's...interesting, to say the least. It ...

 
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Kotaku lied: Nintendo loves penises AND butts!

In a recent article on Kotaku, writer Patricia Hernandez pointed out that, while Nintendo will censor asses, it has no problem showcasing a delicious penis.  She used Animal Crossing: New Leaf as evidence, criticizing Nintendo's hypocr...

 
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Party it up at Club LOL in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Oh Animal Crossing, you have a special place in my gaming life. I lost six months to you when you came out originally on the GameCube. I swore I never would play another Animal Crossing after that, but Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the 3DS...

 
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf to come in new 3DS XL bundle

Announced during this morning's Nintendo Direct, a hardware 3DS XL bundle for Animal Crossing: New Leaf will come at launch in a few weeks. It's a white-on-white model, decorated with a cute leaf/icon pattern. The game will come pre-install...

 
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Mr. Resetti is optional in New Leaf thanks to crying fans

Animal Crossing is a series about doing whatever you want, with a few loose goals put in place if you choose to pursue them. It's one of the least punishing series ever made. One of the few times you might feel anything unpleasant in the se...

 
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Feel at home in this new Animal Crossing: New Leaf video

Animal Crossing: New Leaf is nearly here (just a few more months to go -- June 9th), and Nintendo has decided to placate all of us with a new trailer. The video goes over a few basic features, like exploration, hunting for insects, swimmin...

 
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Nintendo Direct: Animal Crossing: New Leaf coming in June

Nintendo Direct dropped a huge nugget of info this morning for Animal Crossing fans -- the new 3DS iteration, New Leaf, is coming June 9th in the US. You'll start your adventure with your customizable house, and your loan will be a lot sma...

 
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Animal Crossing first 3DS game to pass 2M sales in Japan

We love us some Animal Crossing, and having the series on a capable handheld system like the 3DS is a great fit, but New Leaf hitting two million copies sold in Japan before any other 3DS title? I had no idea. Check out this great animation...

 
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Animal Crossing sold out in Japan, chaos likely to ensue

Animal Crossing: New Leaf looks to be more popular than Nintendo had initially expected it would be. The 3DS title is already sold out in Japan after just a few short weeks on the market. Now, typically, Nintendo would probably just put in ...

 
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No paid DLC for Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Nintendo overlord Satoru Iwata has revealed that Animal Crossing: New Leaf would not be getting any paid downloadable content. Apparently, it's not "wholesome" enough an idea to fit in with the game's philosophy. "That sort of element is ab...

 
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf is your North American flavor

Nintendo has revealed that the latest Animal Crossing game will be called Animal Crossing: New Leaf when it hits North America in early 2013. That was about the only bit of news Nintendo had in its Nintendo Direct stream today, but given ho...

 

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