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E3 2012 is just two days away and we’re keeping you covered!

9 years ago 5 Comments

It’s that time of the year! That’s right, we’re now just 2 days away from E3 2012 where Nintendo will be talking about all the upcoming 3DS games you’re looking forward to. Expect to see TONS of new screenshots, videos and information about Animal Crossing 3DS. Perhaps Nintendo will even share a new English name for the game.

Anyway, it all kicks off with Nintendo’s E3 Presentation at 9:30AM PDT on Tuesday, June 5th. Furthermore, there will also be a Software Showcase presentation hosted at 6:00PM PDT on Wednesday, June 6th. We may see Animal Crossing 3Ds at one event, or both.

Be sure to check Animal Crossing 3DS Blog throughout the week for all the latest news and media for Animal Crossing 3DS! You can also like/follow us on our new Facebook pageTwitter (@AC3DSBlog) and Google+. Oh and there’s also an RSS feed if you’re into that.

PS: There may be a new blog design coming in the very near future, so if you come here on the 5th and things look a little different… don’t worry. : )

Amazon France removes September 28th release date

9 years ago 1 Comment

A month back we reported on Amazon France’s listing of September 28th as a release date for Animal Crossing 3DS. At the time I said that there might be a grain of truth to the date based on previous Amazon release date predictions. However since then the listing has been removed and the game is back to “Coming Soon”. Not a big update but I figured you guys might want to know. In other news we’re now just three weeks away from E3 2012. Get your hype on!

(thanks to Bidoof for the tip!)

How Nintendo can make Animal Crossing 3DS the best AC ever

9 years ago 9 Comments

As we countdown to E3 2012 in anticipation of new information for Animal Crossing 3DS, I’m starting a series of opinion pieces about the game. Be sure to check the blog often for more posts!

With Animal Crossing 3DS set to be the most anticipated game of the series so far Nintendo needs to pull out all the tricks to create the best Animal Crossing game yet. Many people have complained that City Folk offered little more than the previous versions and the 3DS game needs to be more than just a small update.

I’ve spent a little while thinking of what the series badly needs that it hasn’t already gotten yet. Here’s what Nintendo needs to do in my opinion to make sure Animal Crossing 3DS is the best game in the series…

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You may be able to download Animal Crossing 3DS digitally

9 years ago 8 Comments

Nintendo held an investor meeting recently and at this meeting Iwata has revealed Nintendo’s plans to offer full retail games digitally on the eShop starting with New Super Mario Bros. 2 on the 3DS in August 2012. That’s pretty cool, but how does that relate to Animal Crossing you might say? Well, later in the meeting Iwata had the following to say about retail games going digital:

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New Animal Crossing 3DS screenshots from Nintendo Direct plus Japanese title!

9 years ago 15 Comments

Finally at last we have some new screenshots of Animal Crossing 3DS! Nintendo released four screenshots via it’s Nintendo Direct presentation. Iwata said that the game is well on the way into development and we should expect a release in Fall 2012 (Japan). The Japanese title for the game is “Tobidase Doubutsu no Mori” which translates to “Animal Crossing: Jump Out” in English however that translation is unofficial and the official English title may be different. You can find the screenshots after the jump.

Don’t forget to check out our new analysis of these new screenshots by clicking here! We’ll be covering all the Animal Crossing 3DS news up until it’s release so stay tuned to the blog. : )

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HOLD IT! There’s a new Nintendo Direct coming Friday at 11PM EST!

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That’s right folks! Nintendo will be holding a new Nintendo Direct conference this Saturday at Noon in Japan. For those keeping track at home that’s about 11PM on the East Coast of the US and about 8PM on the West Coast. To check the time in your area click this link. Keep in mind this will be a conference hosted by Nintendo Japan so it won’t be in English!

Never the less there’s still hope for Animal Crossing 3DS news along with Luigi’s Mansion 2 and other things. Hopefully this will be the event where we finally get new information on Animal Crossing 3DS. If not this event, definitely at E3 2012. Have hope Animal Crossing fans!