Animal Crossing: New Leaf

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.

Critics are Missing the Point of Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp

You can build hedge mazes, you can pretend to be Freud, but if you expect Pocket Camp to give you a "real" Animal Crossing experience, you're going to be disappointed.

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.

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?

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Amiibo Update Goes Live

Today's Nintendo Direct was all about inviting Amiibo to your Animal Crossing town.

Time, and a Word About Animal Crossing

As a new season descends upon the world of New Leaf, the sounds and sights of summer stir powerful memories.

Why Does Everyone Keep Playing Animal Crossing?

New Leaf has been out for months. Why do so many gamers keep coming back?

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.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf Review

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?

Local Color: An Animal Crossing New Leaf Interview

There's far more to localizing Animal Crossing for America than simply changing Japanese words into English.

Metatext: Separating the Player from the Character

Ever get the feeling your video games are talking to you? You may not be crazy after all....

In Animal Crossing's World, I'm the Veal Calf

The town of Telebuni has me penned in tightly, waiting for the slaughter.

Why Play Animal Crossing, Anyway? (A Primer)

Curious what the big deal is about Nintendo's quirky attempt at the simulation genre?