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News: Animal Crossing Spreads The Holiday Cheer In This Adorable New Trailer

Animal Crossing Spreads The Holiday Cheer In This Adorable New Trailer

Rock around the Christmas tree with K.K.

What better way to spend Christmas morning than snuggle up by the fireplace, grab a delicious glass of egg nog, and load up a game of Animal Crossing: New Leaf on your Nintendo 3DS or 2DS? Nintendo is hoping that consumers will decide to do just that, as it's advertising the game again this holiday season...

News: Animal Crossing Plaza To Be Updated Tomorrow

Animal Crossing Plaza To Be Updated Tomorrow

Bringing familiar faces and more reasons to pay a visit

The Wii U's first taste of Animal Crossing will be getting a beefy update very soon, as announced in today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts. On 14th November an update will be released with a few new features, emphasizing interactivity and the Miiverse community. Adding stamps to Miiverse posts,...

News: These Animal Crossing Plushies May be Hard to Resist

These Animal Crossing Plushies May be Hard to Resist

Cuteness overload

Animal Crossing: New Leaf has been around for a good while now, but there are still plenty of 3DS owners accumulating a worrying number of hours as they build their perfect towns. If charming and compulsive is a combination you enjoy, it's still quite possible the best game out there. We'd suggest some of the biggest fans may be...

News: Animal Crossing Team to Utilise Hardware Capabilities to Drive Innovation for the Franchise

Animal Crossing Team to Utilise Hardware Capabilities to Drive Innovation for the Franchise

Social network sharing prominent in New Leaf

Animal Crossing: New Leaf has been a major hit on the 3DS, earning significant success in Japan before achieving impressive results in the West. It's been remarkable how its attracted a sizeable audience that incorporates a wide range of gamers, taking over social networks for a notable spell after...

News: Get a 2DS + Animal Crossing: New Leaf for £129.99 at Nintendo UK Store

Get a 2DS + Animal Crossing: New Leaf for £129.99 at Nintendo UK Store

Not a bad price to indebt your life to a raccoon

Should you happen to be in the market for a brand new 2DS and a copy of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, then just sidle on into the inconspicuous tent the Nintendo UK store has set up in the town plaza. The online store is currently offering a 2DS of either colour paired up with New Leaf for £129.99, a...

Video: Here Are Some Reasons to Love Animal Crossing: New Leaf, If You Need Them

Here Are Some Reasons to Love Animal Crossing: New Leaf, If You Need Them

No mention of silly hats, strangely

Earlier this summer one game seemed to be absolutely everywhere, and it didn't have any controversy or gun fights in sight, unless you count shooting balloons with a slingshot — Animal Crossing: New Leaf. For a good number of us it's probably still quite a distraction, as daily chores and tree shaking can be...

News: Animal Crossing Plushies Move In

Animal Crossing Plushies Move In

Will never pester you for fruit

You can admit it. Animal Crossing: New Leaf continues to seep its way into your life, your daily routine interrupted with thoughts of bell-generating schemes and what time so-and-so is visiting your house tonight. You did remember to buy turnips from Joan today, right? Good, good. For those who are genuinely New...

Weirdness: Football Manager Fans Can Now Show Off in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Football Manager Fans Can Now Show Off in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Get your special t-shirt design here

The Football Manager franchise is like a dark secret for some gamers, an absorbing game that destroys social lives and relationships on an annual basis. There's little time for minor things such as meals and fresh air when you need to fine-tune the training regimen of your star striker. Although, of course,...

News: Animal Crossing Plaza and Miiverse Community Open on Wii U

Animal Crossing Plaza and Miiverse Community Open on Wii U

Available now, and is essentially an AC WaraWara Plaza

Today's Nintendo Direct broadcasts across multiple territories may have been focused on providing details of previously revealed titles, but there was still the occasional surprise. One of these is the Animal Crossing Plaza on Wii U, which will be available today for free, and serves as a...

Video: Animal Crossing: New Leaf Dev Team Answers Fan Questions

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Dev Team Answers Fan Questions

Courtesy of PAX Australia

Last weekend Melbourne was the location for PAX Australia, an event to celebrate the best of the local video game industry and, of course, plenty of studios and games from around the world. Nintendo was a sponsor of the event and also broadcast a special video presentation by three key figures of the Animal Crossing: New...

Weirdness: This Animal Crossing Rap is Rather Cool

This Animal Crossing Rap is Rather Cool

A to the C to the New Leaf (or something)

So Animal Crossing: New Leaf represents quite an achievement for Nintendo, as gamers ranging from young children to grisly old cynics are all running their towns and having fun while doing it. It's magical indeed when a game as whimsical as this captures such a wide audience, and if Nintendo could bottle...

Video: Kapp'n Songs From Animal Crossing: New Leaf Have Never Sounded So Good

Kapp'n Songs From Animal Crossing: New Leaf Have Never Sounded So Good

misterrandell, we salute you

Animal Crossing: New Leaf had quite an impact when it launched, occupying plenty of gamers and their social network timelines for days on end. For some it's still occupying a lot of their time, because that's what Animal Crossing does. Naturally there are various fans doing their own tributes to the game and its...

Feature: A Glimpse Into Nintendo Life's Animal Crossing: New Leaf Adventures - Part Two

A Glimpse Into Nintendo Life's Animal Crossing: New Leaf Adventures - Part Two

It's all getting a bit silly

Not too long ago we brought you a glimpse into Nintendo Life's Animal Crossing: New Leaf adventures, where some of our team gave an insight into their weird and wonderful worlds in Nintendo's 3DS title. It's a game that's rapidly becoming a classic, certainly in the eyes of New Leaf addicts, and quite a few of our...

News: Treat Your Ears to This Awesome K.K. and Friends Animal Crossing Album

Treat Your Ears to This Awesome K.K. and Friends Animal Crossing Album

An alternative soundtrack for your town

With Animal Crossing: New Leaf currently the game of choice for many, it's pretty hard to get enough of the utterly charming franchise. Who thought that living in a town with talking animals and carrying out manual labour for a fictional currency would be fun? Nintendo did, and it was right. An important part...

Feature: A Glimpse Into Nintendo Life's Animal Crossing: New Leaf Adventures - Part One

A Glimpse Into Nintendo Life's Animal Crossing: New Leaf Adventures - Part One

It's oh so charming

There's one game dominating the attention of a number of Nintendo Life writers right now, and that's Animal Crossing: New Leaf. The title that's already enjoyed critical and commercial success has earned the affections of plenty of 3DS owners, with its whimsical, quirky nature contributing to its irresistible charm. One of its...

News: Katsuya Eguchi: An Animal Crossing: New Leaf Town is "Something That You Should be Proud Of"

Katsuya Eguchi: An Animal Crossing: New Leaf Town is "Something That You Should be Proud Of"

Developers aimed to create a "parallel world"

Animal Crossing: New Leaf is a title currently selling well, it seems, in Europe and North America, and has already been a significant success in Japan. As a game it can also be hard to explain to others, with its world following real time and so many activities being rather simple tasks in pursuit of...