With debt, neighborhood drama, and more, Animal Crossing's world was always incredibly familiar from the first step of its North American debut.
Who could have guessed a week ago how precious the dream of civil civic government would become?
Today's Nintendo Direct was all about inviting Amiibo to your Animal Crossing town.
Belatedly, but better than never.
As a new season descends upon the world of New Leaf, the sounds and sights of summer stir powerful memories.
New Leaf has been out for months. Why do so many gamers keep coming back?
"Life sims" are an interesting spinoff of the strategy and RPG genres, and with the current popularity of Animal Crossing: New Leaf, they're at the forefront of the public's attention at present. Pete investigates some of the most intriguing examples over the years.
To (mis)quote Poe, the latest Animal Crossing has you "toiling for the bells / For the bells, bells, bells, bells / Bells, bells, bells" -- again. Is that enough?
There's far more to localizing Animal Crossing for America than simply changing Japanese words into English.
Ever get the feeling your video games are talking to you? You may not be crazy after all....
The town of Telebuni has me penned in tightly, waiting for the slaughter.
Curious what the big deal is about Nintendo's quirky attempt at the simulation genre?