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If the thought of going to a store and purchasing something the day it comes out only fills you with panic (what if they're sold out?!) then we have some reassuring news for you. Best Buy is taking pre-orders for the Animal Crossing 3DS XL bundle, launching on June 9 in North America. The $219.99...

May 14th 2013 at 1:00am 0 Comments
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The latest "tourism" trailer for Animal Crossing: New Leaf shows potential new mayors some of the shopping options available in the latest game. For the first time, you can actually choose how you'd like your house to be renovated, instead of having Tom Nook demolish your house based on his own ass...

April 24th 2013 at 1:45pm 0 Comments
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As I stepped off the train to embark on my new life in my new Animal Crossing: New Leaf town, I was greeted by a party of citizens who immediately proclaimed me the mayor.Did I kill the old mayor on the train before arriving and assume their identity? How was I elected mayor when I'm not even a reg...

April 18th 2013 at 5:15pm 0 Comments
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The Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS XL will be released in Europe and North America, Nintendo revealed during separate regional Nintendo Direct presentations. The system retails for $219.99 and comes with a copy of the game pre-loaded on its 4GB SD card.The system, which bears a tiled pattern of Tom...

April 17th 2013 at 10:31am 0 Comments
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UK retailer ShopTo is listing the same Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS XL bundle that came to Japan when the game arrived there last year. The site's description says it includes a 4GB SD card, and prices the polka-dot bundle at £190, which is the same price the Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate and Fi...

April 16th 2013 at 8:00am 0 Comments
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"Create your happy place" is about as apt a tagline as we've ever heard for Animal Crossing. The latest trailer for New Leaf attempts to encourage visits with promises of fresh fruit, fishing, swimming, and, yes, nightlife, with KK Slider spinning records in the new club.

April 8th 2013 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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We almost don't want to tell you this for fear of bringing even more of the world to Austin's crowded hotels, eateries, and highways this weekend, but Nintendo's got some cool stuff to show off at SXSW Gaming from March 8-10.Most exciting is a "guided demo opportunity" of this year's 3DS relax-em-u...

March 4th 2013 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be released in North America June 9, and in Europe June 14. Time to sign up for an intensive civics class, so you're prepared for your duties as mayor.During the presentation, Nintendo's Bill Trinen hinted at some kind of new feature being added to the North American...

February 14th 2013 at 9:18am 0 Comments
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Animal Crossing: New Leaf, the 3DS rendition of Nintendo's franchise recently released in Japan, will arrive in the UK in the second quarter of 2013. The news comes via a Nintendo Direct presentation, with Nintendo Europe president Satoru Shibata noting that Nintendo was hard at work localizing the...

December 5th 2012 at 12:38pm 0 Comments
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Nintendo has shipped approximately 600,000 copies of Animal Crossing: New Leaf in Japan, president Satoru Iwata revealed on the Animal Crossing Twitter account today. The game was released in Japan on November 8. Nintendo will ship an additional 200,000 to meet demand later this week.A surprising n...

November 12th 2012 at 9:30pm 0 Comments