The shores of Bell
Back when – what feels like forever ago – we found out that a new Animal Crossing game would be coming to Switch, we were told basically diddly squat about the whole thing, but excitement ensued nonetheless. As time went by and we learnt more and more about it, the hype reached ever higher rungs on the big ladder of...
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Guides
All the insects and fish disappearing from New Horizons at the end of the month
Every month in Animal Crossing: New Horizons a selection of the game's 80 fish, 80 bugs and
In Japan, at least
Just when you thought you couldn't get enough of Animal Crossing, along comes this set of adorable plushies. San-ei Boeki's latest additions to the Animal Crossing All-Star Collection are launching in June and July 2021 and you can pre-order them now. The range includes many favourites from the series: some are re-runs and some...
You belong in a museum
The International Museum Day event arrives in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in the middle of May. This event originally came to the game as part of an update which included old favourite characters Leif the Sloth
Dreaming just got easier, too
Earlier this week, Nintendo announced a new update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Version 1.10.0 has now arrived and as usual, it's a free download. The seasonal events May Day, Museum Day and Wedding Season have all been updated and there are also new seasonal items available. Bug Offs and Fishing Tourneys return,...
The Nature Day event arrives every year in Animal Crossing: New Horizons in the last week of April. Leif the Sloth and his Garden Shop made their New Horizons debut when this event first launched in April 2020 on the island's main plaza. Coinciding with the real-world Earth Day, Nature Day is a celebration of all things natural, leafy and...
A list of every Animal Crossing: New Horizons update ever
It's fair to say that Animal Crossing: New Horizons on Switch has changed quite a bit since it released for Nintendo's console in March 2020. The life sim has seen numerous updates in the many months since launch, with new seasonal events, new characters, new items and more added over time...
The day has finally arrived! For those of us patiently waiting for our Sanrio amiibo cards to do something besides give us posters in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, today feels like Toy Day all over again. Nintendo have finally released
A-well-a everybody's heard about the bird
Weeks before the dawn of spring, the month of February brings not only Valentine's Day to get your heart pumping, but also carnival season with its confetti, dancing and general jovialness. We could all do with a drop of frivolity, right? The arrival of carnival seasons means it's time for Pavé, the divine...
Putting our meagre island efforts to shame
Since Animal Crossing: New Horizons launched back in March 2020, a large community of gamers have been sharing incredible custom designs created for the game. However, perhaps even more impressive are the incredible landscaping projects players are undertaking to engineer the perfect Animal Crossing
But who is the dreamer?
Since Animal Crossing: New Horizons launched back in March 2020, we've seen some really incredible islands appear online and looked on enviously at idyllic rural escapes, urban metropolises using intricate custom designs, themed villages and much more besides. They certainly put our cluttered collect
How to move Animal Crossing islands and residents between two Switches
It may have taken a while, but the ability to transfer Animal Crossing: New Horizons resident and save data from one Nintendo Switch finally arrived in late-2020. Yay! On this page we'll take you through the steps necessary to either move your entire island to a different...
I see a ship in the harbour
Blue Monday. No, not just a kick-ass New Order song, but the name coined by marketers for the third Monday in January — purportedly the 'most depressing day of the year'. While the genesis and questionable 'science' behind this dreary moniker is smirk-worthy, looking after your mental health is something everyone should...
About The Game
Animal Crossing: New Horizons: Players embark on an ultra-exclusive Nook Inc. Deserted Island Getaway Package and enjoy a peaceful existence full of creativity, charm and the freedom to roll up their sleeves and make their new life whatever they want it to be. Players can collect resources they can craft into everything from creature comforts to handy tools as they set up a homestead they can decorate freely, both inside and out. The game is scheduled to launch on 20th March, 2020.