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Animal Crossing New Leaf review: Beardo's lament

I've developed a hatred for Beardo, a blue bear with a mustache and sideburns that built his house right next to mine in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. I had plans to surround my mansion-to-be with flower beds. While the line of cherry trees I planted set me apart from Beardo, it wasn't good enough....

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Best Buy taking Animal Crossing 3DS XL bundle pre-orders

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...

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf has new ways to spend money

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...

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Mayor for a day in Animal Crossing: New Leaf

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...

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Animal Crossing 3DS XL coming to North America and Europe

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...

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf 3DS XL bundle listed by UK retailer [update]

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...

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A scenic trailer for Animal Crossing: New Leaf

"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....

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf makes its American debut at SXSW

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...

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf coming June 9 NA, June 14 EU

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...

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf at 2.3M sold in Japan, bringing in new female 3DS owners

Japanese sales of Animal Crossing: New Leaf are at around 2.3 million, with 500,000 of those coming from digital downloads alone. Those ever-storming sales, both overall and digital, are arguably not as surprising as a stat revealed to Nikkei by Nintendo president Satoru Iwata. As translated by...

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