Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Second Summer Update Adds Save Data Backup, And It’s Coming Earlier Than Planned

Your next Animal Crossing: New Horizons update is just around the corner, with the promised Summer Update – Wave 2 arriving earlier than originally planned. Following on from the first wave, which launched at the start of this month, this second wave was supposed to be launching in August. Today, Nintendo has confirmed that it’ll … Read more Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Second Summer Update Adds Save Data Backup, And It’s Coming Earlier Than Planned

UK Charts: Paper Mario Takes A Slight Fall As Animal Crossing Returns To Second

Ryan can list the first 151 Pokémon all in order off by heart – a feat he calls his ‘party trick’ despite being such an introvert that he’d never be found anywhere near a party. He’d much rather just have a night in with Mario Kart and a pizza, and we can’t say we blame … Read more UK Charts: Paper Mario Takes A Slight Fall As Animal Crossing Returns To Second

Soapbox: Forget Terraforming And Crafting, ‘Island Hopping’ Is The Best Thing About Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Animal Crossing: New Horizons released with plenty of fun new features, all put in place to grant players an improved level of creativity. Terraforming was the addition that initially got everyone talking but, after 300+ hours of gameplay, I’m just as enamoured with the game’s Mystery Island Tour mechanic and ‘island hopping’. After all, once … Read more Soapbox: Forget Terraforming And Crafting, ‘Island Hopping’ Is The Best Thing About Animal Crossing: New Horizons

Random: Check Out This Miniature Artist’s Incredible Animal Crossing, Zelda, And Nintendo-Themed Dioramas

We recently saw a custom-made Polly Pocket-style Animal Crossing toy which we thought was the height of miniature video game cuteness, but in the past few days we’ve discovered something that’s even more impressive. The construction and photography of the tiny scene above is the work of Tatsuya Tanaka, a miniature artist who creates beautiful … Read more Random: Check Out This Miniature Artist’s Incredible Animal Crossing, Zelda, And Nintendo-Themed Dioramas

Video: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Gets Two New Japanese Commercials

Just in case you’d forgotten about it, or somehow survived through the last few months without seeing it almost everywhere, Nintendo has released two new commercials in Japan for Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The first stars a Japanese family who incorporate the game into their daily lives. It reminds us of the versatility offered by … Read more Video: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Gets Two New Japanese Commercials

Random: Animal Crossing Mod Wipes Out All The Sea Bass In New Horizons

Nintendo Life One fish we know you’re probably sick of hooking by now in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is the sea bass. According to a story over on Polygon, it has got to the point where a modder by the name of ‘SmuggestGirl’ has decided to eradicate this sea roach from the game. Their mod, … Read more Random: Animal Crossing Mod Wipes Out All The Sea Bass In New Horizons

Random: Brie Larson Reveals Her Favourite Animal Crossing: New Horizons Villager

It’s one of the hamsters. Yesterday, The Witcher actor Henry Cavill sent the internet wild when he posted an Instagram video of himself building his very own gaming PC. Now, a YouTube video uploaded by Captain Marvel star Brie Larson is doing the rounds online. It showcases her new island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. … Read more Random: Brie Larson Reveals Her Favourite Animal Crossing: New Horizons Villager

Japanese Charts: Animal Crossing Loses Top Spot To eBaseball Powerful Pro 2020

Famitsu’s Japanese chart figures are now in for 6th – 12th July, revealing that Animal Crossing: New Horizons has been knocked off top spot. The game has been dominating the chart for the majority of its time on sale, but this week’s new entry eBaseball Powerful Pro Baseball 2020 managed to debut in number one … Read more Japanese Charts: Animal Crossing Loses Top Spot To eBaseball Powerful Pro 2020

Talking Point: Does Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Rollout Of Event Updates Make It Feel ‘Incomplete’?

Nintendo Life How many hours have you clocked up playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons? A quick check of my profile page shows ‘185 hours or more’ at the time of writing. For someone who routinely complains about not having enough hours in the day to play through epic RPGs–somebody who loves nothing better than a … Read more Talking Point: Does Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Rollout Of Event Updates Make It Feel ‘Incomplete’?

Reminder: Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Second Fishing Tourney Kicks Off Tomorrow

As a quick reminder for any keen Animal Crossing: New Horizons players, the next fishing tourney event takes place tomorrow on Saturday, 11th July. If you took part in New Horizons’ first fishing tourney on Saturday 11th April, you’ll be pretty clued up on how it all works, but let us go over a few … Read more Reminder: Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ Second Fishing Tourney Kicks Off Tomorrow