During their announcement of Animal Crossing: City Folk at E3, Nintendo announced a new "community microphone" called WiiSpeak -- from the look of it, it sits on your television right on top of the sensor bar, and Nintendo says it'll let you speak with other players around the world.

Here's hoping they enable other online activity with the microphone as well. Finally, some Mario Kart voice chat? Yes please!

This article was originally published on Joystiq.

Animal Crossing: City Folk coming to Wii in 2008