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    Tuesday May 19, 2020
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons Is The Best-Selling Nintendo Switch Game in Japan

    Over 50% of people bought the animal comfort game digitally says Nintendo

    Nintendo already reported that Animal Crossing: New Horizons was a smash hit, selling 13.41 million copies in a mere 6 weeks. But not only did it break records for the franchise, Animal Crossing: New Horizons has become the highest-selling Switch game in Japan. More after the jump! 

  • Monday May 18, 2020
  • Help Blathers Celebrate International Museum Day in Animal Crossing

    Maybe keep the bugs to yourself for the next 24 hours or so

    Today is truly the Day of Blathers, because it's International Museum Day! Naturally, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is marking the occasion with a special event that runs from now through the end of the month, complete with prizes for those who participate. Read on for details. 

  • Tuesday May 12, 2020
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons Visits Tetris 99 This Weekend

    Special themed Maximus Cup competition runs May 15 to May 18

    If you need a break from your island, Animal Crossing: New Horizons is making a special excursion this weekend. The destination: Tetris 99, which will be host to an AC-themed Maximus Cup event from 12:00am PT on May 15 to 11:59pm PT on May 18. Read on for more.

  • Thursday May 7, 2020
  • New Horizons Is the Best Selling Animal Crossing Game Ever

    The Nintendo Switch game outsold its 3DS counterpart in just 6 weeks

    Nintendo released its yearly earning report today and while there was a treasure trove of information on how well the video game company faired over the last year, they highlighted the overwhelming success of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, for good reason! Learn more after the jump!

  • Friday April 24, 2020
  • Nintendo Confirms Breach of 160,000 Nintendo Accounts Since Start of April

    Set up 2-factor verification on your accounts now

    Nintendo Japan confirmed today what many had suspected since the beginning of April, that the NNID system has been breached and account information was stolen. The breach, according to Nintendo, began at the start of April and effected "around 160,000 accounts." More information, including how to protect your account, is after the jump.

  • Tuesday April 21, 2020
  • Animal Crossing Brings Some Fine Art To Your (Not So) Deserted Island in April Update

    The update for Animal Crossing: New Horizons lands on April 23

    Animal Crossing: New Horizons has seen massive success since it launched on the Nintendo Switch a little over a month ago and on April 23, a new update will hit the game, giving players more things to do and meet old friends and foes from past games. Sail past the jump to learn more!


  • Tuesday April 14, 2020
  • Capture the Style of Old School Pokémon Gold and Silver in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Japanese YouTuber Hinocchi recreates Johto and Kanto from the classic Pokémon games in Animal Crossing

    YouTuber – and Pokémon megafan – Hinocchi created a full style sheet in Animal Crossing: New Horizons to recreate the classic generation 2 Pokémon games, complete with their own starter outfit and Snorlax blocking the path. Check out the video after the jump to see how perfect the recreation is!

  • Sunday April 12, 2020
  • Animal Crossing: New Horizons Kicks Off Fishing Tournaments

    Tourneys to be held on the second Saturday of April, July, October, and January

    Chances are, you may have gotten the opportunity to take part in the very first Animal Crossing: New Horizons fishing tournament. Info was announced over the weekend, just in time to reel in the inaugural event on Saturday, April 11. Read on for details. 

  • Thursday April 9, 2020
  • Bayonetta Director Hideki Kamiya is Not a Fan of Animal Crossing's Insect-Hating Blathers

    To say that Blathers has a bad attitude about bugs is an understatement

    Animal Crossing's museum director, Blathers, definitely isn't shy when it comes to what he loves and hates about his job. Similarly, PlatinumGames director Hideki Kamiya (BayonettaThe Wonderful 101) isn't shy when it comes to his own thoughts on Blathers. Read on for more.

  • Japanese Twitter User Recreates Comiket in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

    Though, with the lack of lines, how realistic is it?

    After the release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons, many people went to work creating the world they wished they lived in. Twitter user Yukierock, on the other hand, went hard to work to bring the now-canceled Comiket 98 to life in the video game, complete with boxes upon boxes you'd see in the doujinshi market. Grab your cosplay and hit the jump to find out more!