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Monster Hunter 4G has Animal Crossing in it because this is the world we live in now ⊟

Sonic and Taiko Drum Master being in the new Monster Hunter wasn’t enough for you? Here, have Isabelle and Resetti from Animal Crossing: New Leaf because that’s what we do now. That’s what’s going on.

Apparently these are Felyne outfits that will be given out in Japan as part of a 7-11 promotion, according to Japanese 3DS. Who knows how this will be promoted if/when it comes to the West.

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GTD with Isabelle ⊟

I love these Isabelle/Animal Crossing-themed to-do lists from IkaBoushi. Reese is also there, in case you need to clean out your house (something I’ve been doing a lot of lately!) For $3.50 (before shipping and handling), you can get 12 Isabelles, 12 Reeses, or 6 of each.

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New Animal Crossing vinyl toys ⊟

These Sofubi toys come in sets of two from J-List: KK and Isabelle, and Tom Nook and Reese. Each set of 4.5” figures sells for $38. Your desk/shelf could potentially have a lot of Isabelles on it by now…

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Watch the GDC 2014 Animal Crossing talk for free ⊟
Got 45 minutes to listen to some stuff, perhaps while playing Animal Crossing New Leaf? The recent talk by producer Katsuya Eguchi and co-director Aya Kyogoku has been added to the GDC Vault for free, so you can watch the talk (and see the slides) about the game’s development right in your browser.
All the reports I read out of this were so interesting, I’m looking forward to actually watching the thing!
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Watch the GDC 2014 Animal Crossing talk for free ⊟

Got 45 minutes to listen to some stuff, perhaps while playing Animal Crossing New Leaf? The recent talk by producer Katsuya Eguchi and co-director Aya Kyogoku has been added to the GDC Vault for free, so you can watch the talk (and see the slides) about the game’s development right in your browser.

All the reports I read out of this were so interesting, I’m looking forward to actually watching the thing!

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The Animal Crossing: New Leaf birthday party ⊟

Look at the birthday party My Paper Crane’s Heidi Kenney threw for her 11-year-old. The Tom Nook pinata. The bell-bag invites. The villager cookies, made from 3D-printed cookie cutters.

The presents on balloons at the table (with a Spoonflower-printed Animal Crossing tablecloth).

Every detail of this is perfect, except for the part where I’m not the birthday boy. Do you think Animal Crossing will still be in style in 10 years, when it’s time for my girls’ 11th?

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Not sure what the Nooks did to piss off Isabelle ⊟

But whatever it was, it must have been serious! Maybe Lloid can set up a campaign to fund a new Nookling Junction.

This scene was made possible by Bandai’s Impact Action accessories — check out all the hilarious and awesome setups people made with them here (NSFW ads). Via Muhplastic.

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TinyCast 27! Our latest episode is a post-Game Developers Conference chat about Animal Crossing, Koji Igarashi leaving behind Konami and Castlevania, and how awesome the GBA was. Turns out it was really awesome.

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How Animal Crossing’s creepy sheep came to life ⊟

The minds behind Animal Crossing: New Leaf gave a wonderful presentation at the Game Developers Conference about how creating a diverse team — nearly half of the group, led by co-director Aya Kyogoku, were women — helped produce a super successful title with broad appeal. Nintendo has sold over 7.3 million copies, and around 18% of 3DS owners bought the game.

Along with promoting diversity in its team, the group encouraged all of its members to submit their ideas for what to include in New Leaf. That’s why some of the concept images for characters here looks like straight-up DeviantArt uploads. Shout-outs to that corner piece for the sectional sofa, though — that joint changed the game, for real. No shout-outs to Pietro, the terrifying clown sheep. Get out of here, man.

Images via @Gamasutra and @Samuel_IGN

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Dig up Animal Crossing cushions ⊟
Not sure why anyone would want a pitfall, but I’m so down with the Animal Crossing: New Leaf fossil cushion. It has Blathers and Celeste on the other side, while the pitfall has Isabelle and whatever her brother’s name is, I forget. The one who just stands outside in a raincoat and stares at you.
NCSX has these great cushions shipping in June, for $20.90.
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Dig up Animal Crossing cushions ⊟

Not sure why anyone would want a pitfall, but I’m so down with the Animal Crossing: New Leaf fossil cushion. It has Blathers and Celeste on the other side, while the pitfall has Isabelle and whatever her brother’s name is, I forget. The one who just stands outside in a raincoat and stares at you.

NCSX has these great cushions shipping in June, for $20.90.

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Pokemon XY, ACNL's stages in Smash 3DS ⊟

Neat, it’s Lumiose City! Hopefully this is the post-patch version. I’m not sure if this is a 3DS-exclusive stage for the new Smash Bros., but the game’s director Masahiro Sakurai did provide this comment on the level: “The Prism Tower rises above Lumiose City. Up until a few seconds ago, the fighters were brawling on top of that tower.”

This Animal Crossing: New Leaf stage, though, is 3DS-only (the Wii U version has City Folk's Smashville). Sakurai offered these details on Tortimer Island: “On this stage, fighters are randomly placed on a different island layout every time they visit.” Hopefully they cleared all the wharf roaches.

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Win Animal Crossing socks, necklace, and earrings! ⊟

Do you want to be decked out head to toe… er, head and toe in Animal Crossing designs from Fangamer? I know I do, which is why it’s so hard for me to part with the Town Lawn socks and Leaf jewelry Fangamer sent us. 

So hard.

But here I am, somehow overcoming my own avarice to give away two sets of Animal Crossing apparel! All you gotta do is leave a comment on this post telling us your favorite piece of Animal Crossing furniture, between now and Friday night, 11:59pm ET

Oh, and if you’re an Ambassador+1 or higher tier Club Tiny member, you’ve done enough! You get automatic entry into our contest! Thanks for supporting us! And thanks to Fangamer! You’re always welcome in our town~

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Animal Crossing posters at Club Nintendo ⊟

If you aren’t a dummy like me, and therefore didn’t blow all your Club Nintendo (US) coins on another 3DS card case, you can get this set of two Animal Crossing: New Leaf posters now for 500 Coins.

That poster showing all the villagers is pretty amazing. It’s like a yearbook for everyone you’ve tried to give junk furniture to, again and again, in a desperate effort to convince them to get rid of the awesome stuff in their houses and give it to you. For example.

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