Category Archives: Animal Crossing

Summer updates announced for Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Nintendo (via the Animal Crossing Twitter account) has announced a pair of free updates for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The first of these updates launches worldwide on July 3, and brings back swimming and diving from Animal Crossing: New Leaf. Sea creatures make their return as well, and can be donated to the museum. It seems they’ll be donated to and combined with the existing fish section.

The second update launches in August, though no concrete information is available on it yet. It was presented with a fireworks background, though, which implies they’ll be making a return soon, too. Check out the full announcement video via the link below.


 

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The ethics of time travel in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

As avid Animal Crossing fans probably know, time travel has been incorporated in each main series title since the original on the Nintendo GameCube. Its premise is rather simple: by changing the system’s time and date, players can skip ahead to speed up their town development, move out villagers, or access certain holidays or events in advance.

The release of Animal Crossing: New Horizons on the Nintendo Switch has once again created something of a split within the community: those who time travel and those who don’t. As somebody who has played the game both ways, I have an important question to answer today: is time traveling worth it in Animal Crossing: New Horizons?

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How to train an Isabelle amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

A complete summary of Isabelle’s performance in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate can be found on the character’s information page. It includes strengths and weaknesses, quirks in artificial intelligence, and an archive of tournament representation and results. Continue reading How to train an Isabelle amiibo in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Starting your town in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

If you haven’t yet picked up Animal Crossing: New Leaf for Nintendo 3DS, you certainly should. It’s a life simulation game where you can create and customize your own town. In said town, you can furnish your home, catch bugs and fish, talk to neighbors, collect furniture, play minigames, and much more. New Leaf is a big game, and knowing its ins and outs is crucial to your success. If you’re new to the Animal Crossing series, you’ve come to the right place!

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