Animal Crossing: New Leaf

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Animal Crossing welcomes... Hello Kitty

Litter yourself with amiibo cards.

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Four years on, Animal Crossing: New Leaf is getting a big update

UPDATE: Headed to Europe soon, Animal Crossing Direct also announced.

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Animal Crossing Amiibo cards launch 2nd October

100 to collect, sold in packs of three.

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Animal Crossing and Mario Maker Amiibo spotted

Just for AC: Happy Home Designer, or something more?

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The best 3DS games

Our picks from the Nintendo handheld's excellent library.

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Nintendo is developing smaller, cheaper Amiibo toys and NFC cards

Amiibo-infused Animal Crossing game also being discussed.

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Castaway Paradise may be the closest we'll get to Animal Crossing on iPad

UPDATE: Dev has shown game to Nintendo and "everything is fine".

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf's development team had an even gender split

And the diversity helped tackle series fatigue.

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Nintendo names Zelda: The Wind Waker HD release date

UPDATE: Releasing the same day in North America.

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Nintendo launching eShop for smartphones and PC by year's end - report

Take a look at what's in store. UPDATE: Nintendo responds.

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Nintendo records quarterly profit despite abysmal Wii U sales

Paltry 160,000 consoles sold worldwide in three months.

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FeatureShorting the turnips market

Chris Donlan investigates Animal Crossing's strange spin on Wall Street.

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Nintendo blames region-locking on local cultural differences and legal restrictions

"From some people's perspective, it might seem like a kind of restriction."

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PodcastAnimal Crossing: New Leaf spoilercast

Chris Donlan and Tom Phillips on Nintendo's new marvel.

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UK chart: The Last of Us wins biggest new IP launch since LA Noire

UPDATE: Launch sales were five times higher than the original Uncharted.

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Register three of eight Nintendo 3DS games to get another free

Luigi's Mansion 2! Fire Emblem: Awakening! Animal Crossing: New Leaf! More!

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Limited edition Animal Crossing 3DS XL bundle spotted in the UK

UPDATE: Nintendo confirms European release.

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Animal Crossing 3DS sells 721k in Japanese opening week

Propels 3DS to outsell Vita by margin of 39 to one.

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Nintendo pledges not to sell you Animal Crossing 3DS DLC

But "it would be unbelievably profitable," Iwata thinks.

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Animal Crossing 3DS has a comedy club and a tropical island

Plus: new co-op games, a megaphone and a campsite.

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VideoAnimal Crossing 3DS trailer shown in Japan

Nintendo president walks you through new features.

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Animal Crossing and Fire Emblem 3DS out first half of 2013

"We are sorry you will have to wait a little longer."

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Nintendo dates 2012 3DS, Wii, DS software line-up

Luigi's Mansion 2! Kid Icarus! Pandora's Tower!

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New Animal Crossing 3DS details revealed

Cross-dressing! Fence customisation! Nook has new job!

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Latest Animal Crossing 3DS pics

Nook, line and sinker.

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VideoAnimal Crossing 3DS footage

Latest trailer from E3.

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New Animal Crossing 3DS screens

Nintendo life sim listed for TBA release.

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GAME's 190 Nintendo 3DS trade-in price

If you trade it in by 25th April.