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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...

Guide: How to Spot Fake Paintings and Statues in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

How to Spot Fake Paintings and Statues in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Putting an end to Redd's 'crazy' ways

We've all been there before. You spot the infamous green tent in the town square with the words 'Black Market' hastily crossed out above the entrance. Inside, you also spot - no, it can't be - the Mona Lisa?! For a mere few thousand Bells you obviously buy it, and wait anxiously for the package to arrive in the...

News: Thinking Of Buying Animal Crossing: New Leaf? Go Digital, Says Iwata

Thinking Of Buying Animal Crossing: New Leaf? Go Digital, Says Iwata

"That makes me sound a little like a salesman, doesn’t it?"

As you're no doubt aware, Animal Crossing: New Leaf is now available in North America. It's an astonishingly good piece of software, as you'll know if you've taken the time to read and digest our Animal Crossing: New Leaf review. It's also the kind of game which is sure to keep players...

Feature: The Humble Origins of Animal Crossing

The Humble Origins of Animal Crossing

How an obscure little N64 title grew into a hit franchise for Nintendo

The hype and excitement for Animal Crossing: New Leaf across the web is reaching a critical level. Hitting North America on 9th June and Europe on 14th June, it begs the question whether some people might literally explode as a result of not being able to contain their...

News: Animal Crossing: New Leaf Will Need Over 6000 Blocks On Your SD Card

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Will Need Over 6000 Blocks On Your SD Card

Clear some space, right now

We've had a number of enquiries about how many SD card blocks are required for upcoming release Animal Crossing: New Leaf, which is of little surprise as the daily commitment that the game demands is perfectly suited to a download. Intriguingly, the results vary slightly depending on region. Our man in North America, Jon...

News: Watch Family Gamer TV Play Animal Crossing, Win A Limited Edition 3DS XL Console

Watch Family Gamer TV Play Animal Crossing, Win A Limited Edition 3DS XL Console

Turning a new leaf

Our good friends over at Family Gamer TV are running a series of Animal Crossing: New Leaf videos which chart one family's experiences with the latest entry in the popular franchise. As part of the series, Family Gamer TV is offering viewers the chance to win a limited edition Animal Crossing 3DS XL console. To be in with a...

News: Totaka's Song Infiltrates The Official Animal Crossing: New Leaf Website

Totaka's Song Infiltrates The Official Animal Crossing: New Leaf Website

Play it again, K.K. Slider

We love Easter eggs, and if you're a long-time Animal Crossing fan, you'll appreciate the hidden extra the which has been secreted in the official Animal Crossing: New Leaf website. Point your browser at this page, make sure your sound is turned on and click on musical pooch K.K. Slider in the middle of the image. You'll...