Animal Crossing

Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer Review: Curb Appeal Your Enthusiasm

Nintendo's latest creation is limited, specific, and as laid back as a video game can be.

Latest Animal Crossing Guides

Animal Crossing New Leaf Cheats and Secrets

Here's our guide to all the Animal Crossing New Leaf cheats and secrets you can uncover in the 3DS game.

All the New Animal Crossing Switch Details You Need to Know for New Horizons

This is our guide to the new Animal Crossing game for Switch, including the release date, gameplay trailer, and more for New Horizons.

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Guide - Tips and Tricks, Beginners Guide

This Animal Crossing Pocket Camp guide will give you all the tips and tricks you need. Our beginner's guide includes the best ways to earn bells and leaf tickets, fishing, unlocking all Animals and Characters, sending gifts, the Holiday Event, KK Slider question, and how to get all the villagers and learn their resources and themes.

Animal Crossing New Leaf Cheats and Secrets

Here's our guide to all the Animal Crossing New Leaf cheats and secrets you can uncover in the 3DS game.

All the New Animal Crossing Switch Details You Need to Know for New Horizons

This is our guide to the new Animal Crossing game for Switch, including the release date, gameplay trailer, and more for New Horizons.

Nintendo Direct E3 2019 Recap: Breath of the Wild 2 Megaton Blows Everything Else Away

Also, a new Mana game, tons of ports, and lots more.

Animal Crossing New Horizons for Switch Delayed to March 2020

A blow to many prospective, virtual home buyers.

Worried About the Switch's Slow Start to 2019? Play Your Backlog You Slacker

It's there. It's staring at you. Judging you.

Nintendo Direct Recap: Animal Crossing Switch, NES Controller for Switch, New Smash Bros. Ultimate Character, and More

Today's Nintendo Direct was packed with news, and we crammed it all here.

Animal Crossing Pocket Camp Guide - Tips and Tricks, Beginners Guide

This Animal Crossing Pocket Camp guide will give you all the tips and tricks you need. Our beginner's guide includes the best ways to earn bells and leaf tickets, fishing, unlocking all Animals and Characters, sending gifts, the Holiday Event, KK Slider question, and how to get all the villagers and learn their resources and themes.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp is the Least Pushy Game in the Series, and I Love It

It's Animal Crossing, now without the stress of Tom Nook nagging you for not paying off a loan or whatever.

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Was Redone From Scratch At Least Once During Development

The next Nintendo mobile games are already in the works, including one for Legend of Zelda.

You Can Play Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Right Now, Here's How

Pocket Camp is available in Australia and with a little work, you too can play the game.

Be in IRL Debt to Tom Nook When Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp Launches This Year

Like a fully fleshed out Animal Crossing, in your pocket.

Animal Crossing Mobile Direct: When to Watch, How to Watch, and What to Expect

Animal Crossing is coming to a phone near you. Here's everything you need to know about Nintendo's Animal Crossing mobile Direct presentation.

Animal Crossing Mobile Gets a Direct This Week

On October 24, all will be revealed.

15 Years Later, Looking Back on Animal Crossing's Sugarcoated Dose of Reality

With debt, neighborhood drama, and more, Animal Crossing's world was always incredibly familiar from the first step of its North American debut.

The 10 Best Turtles in Video Games

Let's celebrate World Turtle Day by counting down the ten best (unstomped) digital terrapins!

Celebrate National Puppy Day with Some of Gaming's Greatest Dogs

Even digital dogs need a belly-rub from time to time.

Animal Crossing Mobile Delayed

Get together with K.K. Slider and howl a sad song: Animal Crossing isn't coming to your phones and tablets any time soon.

Nintendo's Animal Crossing Update Turned Out to be Perfectly Timed

Who could have guessed a week ago how precious the dream of civil civic government would become?

How Will Nintendo Switch Change Our Favorite Games?

Nintendo's next system will play host to lots of familiar series. We speculate how they'll take advantage of the unconventional hardware.

Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem for Mobile Are Free-to-Play After All

But when a mobile game is marked "free-to-play," it's not an automatic sentence to microtransactions and stamina bars.

Nintendo's Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing Games for Mobile Probably Aren't Free-to-Play

Fire Emblem and Animal Crossing are coming to mobile platforms, but don't panic! It seems unlikely either game is based around free-to-play mechanics.

Before Amiibo Cards, Nintendo Gave Us e-Reader

The notion of transmitting video game data via trading cards may seem strange, but with Amiibo Cards are simply another instance of Nintendo repurposing an old idea.

Animal Crossing Happy Home Designer Review: Curb Appeal Your Enthusiasm

Nintendo's latest creation is limited, specific, and as laid back as a video game can be.

The Best 3DS is Finally Coming to the U.S.

Albeit in very limited quantities.

"Honestly, we just wanted Animal Crossing Amiibo": Nintendo's Aya Kyogoku on Evolving The Series

Nintendo's new Animal Crossing boss explains the origins of upcoming spinoffs Amiibo Festival and Happy Home Designer.

The First ­Parties Forge New Directions at This Year's E3

The big three make their bid for relevancy by moving in their own distinct directions.

Slow Down, Take It Easy, Relax, Enjoy a New Retronauts

For this week's episode, we take a leisurely saunter through the history of slow-life simulation games.

The Quiet Revolution: How Animal Crossing has Embraced the Future

We speak with Katsuya Eguchi and Aya Kyogoku to learn how Nintendo's most good-natured franchise is pointing the way to company-wide change.

Please Understand: Nintendo Shutting Down Online Services for Wii and DS

The Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection is coming to an end. Quick, download all those Layton puzzles!

2013 in Review: How I Built a Life Worth Returning to in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

For a game about nothing in particular, Animal Crossing: New Leaf manages to create a remarkably engrossing world -- one that remains inviting half a year later.

Shorting the Turnips Market

Eurogamer's Chris Donlan investigates Animal Crossing's strange spin on Wall Street.

A Life Less Ordinary: Living a Virtual Life

"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.

Why Animal Crossing Succeeded Where Social Games Failed

Seemingly everyone is playing Nintendo's new life sim at the moment -- even those who would never normally touch social games. What's Nintendo done differently to the hundreds of Facebook game developers out there?