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New video interview with Animal Crossing: New Leaf producer and director on Nintendo Minute

8 years ago 1 Comment

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Check out a brand new video interview on Nintendo Minute with Animal Crossing: New Leaf’s producer Katsuya Eguchi and director Aya Kyogoku.

It’s rather strange to conduct and publish an interview for a year old game, so it wouldn’t surprise me if there was some kind of Animal Crossing announcement in store for E3 next week. Of course, if there’s anything announced, you’ll see it right here on this blog!

There’s an Animal Crossing: New Leaf easter egg in Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

8 years ago 7 Comments


Looks like the developers over at Retro Studios in Texas are big fans of Animal Crossing! A neat little easter egg has been discovered in the upcoming Wii U game release Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. When the player stops moving for a while, an idle animation is enacted with Donkey Kong taking out his Nintendo 3DS to play a selection of games.

One of those games is Animal Crossing: New Leaf as you can hear the 3PM hour music playing for a few seconds. The other two games played are Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D and Super Mario 3D Land. Check them all out in the video below, you’ll catch the Animal Crossing cameo at 24 seconds in:

Town Tours: Bespin with Mayor AndyB

9 years ago 4 Comments

Welcome to Bespin, town of The Bell Tree’s illustrious moderator, AndyB.  Andy and I walk through town until I find myself trapped in the creepiest basement of the Outer Rim Territories.

Stay tuned for more tours!