Animal Crossing: New Leaf debuted in Japan back in November 2012 before making its way to the west the following summer, so in Internet Time it's practically ancient. Nevertherless, Nintendo is coming out with some incentive for you to clean up your town and pluck all those weeds, because previously Japan-only DLC is on the way to North America. Hit the jump for more.
Last week we posted about a Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate collaboration that puts your Palico in Sonic the Hedgehog gear. That's not all Felynes will be dressing up as, because Capcom also outlined plans to mix them in with the quaint world of Animal Crossing. Hit the jump for a trailer and more.
If you were worried about only being able to play as one type of Animal Crossing Villager in Super Smash Bros., fear not! Masahiro Sakurai has you covered with the Pic of the Day, showing that you can play as the girl Villager, as well, thanks to a variety of options. Hit the jump for a quick pic.
Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai recently unveiled another new addition to the 3DS version of the game. Those who play the next brawler on Nintendo's portable will get to throw down on Tortimer Island from Animal Crossing. Hit the jump for a couple pics.
Even if you know just about everything about Animal Crossing, you should get a kick out of Did You Know Gaming's exploration of the series after the jump.
PBS' Idea Channel observes that in Animal Crossing, as mayor of your town, success is defined by maintaining friendships with your townspeople and collecting natural resources to cultivate the perfect town and wonders if this promoting otaku tendencies? Could it be true that the "simple game for kids, with cute animals and bright colors" fosters otaku obsessiveness? See what they have to say after the jump.
Straddling the line between casual and terrifyingly hardcore, Animal Crossing returns with the absorbing, addicting Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Is it worth it to revisit Tom Nook, Blathers, and the Able Sisters, or should you sit out on this trip? Hit the jump for our full review!
Nintendo's Inside the Treehouse series is back with more on Animal Crossing: New Leaf. The latest video focuses on island activities, including the single and multiplayer Tour mini-games that serve as a way to earn some in-game cash. Check it out after the jump.
We've seen a bunch of videos showcasing the upcoming Animal Crossing: New Leaf, but none have zapped a real kid into the game like Captain N… until now. The first TV commercial for the 3DS entry is here, and Animal Crossing fans will either be jealous or creeped out at this dude's experience. Check it out after the jump.
Once you get out of your starter tent and move into a house purchased from the iron grip of Tom Nook, you'll have plenty of ways to customize your abode in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. See how some of that customization works in the latest preview after the jump.
Animal Crossing: New Leaf is scheduled to arrive on 3DS in North America and Europe on June 9 and June 14, respectively. Nintendo knows everyone is dying to drop beaucoup bells in the town's shops, so the latest tourism trailer previews some of the fine establishments you'll be able to support during your adorable stay. Dig in after the jump.
Great news for everyone who was excited about yesterday's Animal Crossing 3DS XL bundle post. At this morning's Nintendo Direct presentation, it was confirmed that the special system will head to both North America and Europe alongside the game's release. More after the jump.
3DS-centric Nintendo Direct broadcasts are set to kick off tomorrow at 10:00am Eastern for both America and Europe, and hopefully one of the announcements will concern the Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS bundle. A listing for the bundle was recently spotted on UK retailer ShopTo's site, so it's looking like a very real possibility. More after the jump!
Summer seems like the perfect time to dig into a new Animal Crossing. Nintendo's latest commercial for Animal Crossing: New Leaf presents plenty of reasons to kick it inside the 3DS no matter how nice it is outside, so go ahead and start planning your mayorship after watching the clip after the jump.