To celebrate the wonderful Animal Crossing: New Leaf on the Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Japan has decided to release an adorable new commercial. The super cute TV spot features CGI Animal Crossing members as well as singer Kyary Pamyu Pamyu. Oh yeah, and the cunning Tom Nook gets his tubby belly pinched by the pop star. You can check out the commercial in the video embedded below.
You can currently get the fantastic Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS for $15 at Target. Clearly this a brilliant deal for those that have yet to pick it up or are newcomers to the Nintendo 3DS thanks for Black Friday deals. The promotion won’t last long, so be sure to pick it up if you haven’t already purchased it.
Animal Crossing series creator Katsuya Eguchi announced at this week’s Games Developer Conference that the adorable title has sold an impressive 7.38 million copies worldwide since launch. Eguchi revealed earlier today that the development team behind Animal Crossing: New Leaf had an even gender split of male and female employees.
Nintendo of America has uploaded a video titled Inside the Treehouse. Treehouse is the product development arm of Nintendo of America who deal primarily with localisation. The feature video looks at the forthcoming Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS and focusses on the long localisation schedule that the hit franchise has endured. Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be released in North America on June 9th and June 14th in Europe.
The official website for the eagerly awaited Animal Crossing: New Leaf is now live. There’s plenty of interesting and informative content featured on the site, including the trailers which we have previously featured. Animal Crossing: New Leaf see’s the player take the role of the town mayor with a little help from Isabelle and support from all the friendly townsfolk. If you’re looking for some tips on how to be the greatest mayor there ever was then check out the site, right here.
UK online retailer ShopTo has listed the Animal Crossing XL Nintendo 3DS bundle ahead of the Nintendo Direct presentation, which is to take place tomorrow. The bundle is available for pre-order for £189.85 and is due for release on June 14th. That’s the same day that Animal Crossing: New Leaf launches in the United Kingdom. It sounds reasonably likely that we will get confirmation on the bundle tomorrow.
Animal Crossing fans have discovered that Animal Crossing: New Leaf for the Nintendo 3DS is currently priced at $34.99 on the Nintendo 3DS eShop. Nintendo 3DS games generally retail for around $39.99, so it’s a little surprising that a huge first party title like Animal Crossing: New Leaf should retail for $34.99. Animal Crossing: New Leaf is due to be released in North America on June 9th.