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'Animal Crossing' for Switch Delayed Until 2020, Nintendo Announces at E3

Fans of the series will have to wait a little longer to get left on an abandoned island in 'Animal Crossing: New Horizons.'
Matthew Gault
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'Animal Crossing' Reminds Me to Look After Myself—Not Just My Avatar

Some of my goals are made simpler when I don’t think of myself as a human body, but as a player in a game.
Larissa Pham

Watch This 87-Year-Old Grandma on a Walkthrough of Her 'Animal Crossing’ Town

She's logged more than 3,500 hours in “Animal Crossing: New Leaf” on her Nintendo 3DS.
Samantha Cole

How Do you Balance a Day Job and Creative Hobbies?

On Waypoint Radio 187: Nintendo Direct thoughts, 'The Masque of Red Death,' 'The Messenger,' 'Frozen Synapse 2' writing advice, and much more!
Danielle Riendeau
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'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Has Microtransactions and I'm Not Even Mad

If there was ever a Nintendo game that was perfect for 'free-to-play,' it's this one.
Jed Whitaker
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'Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp' Seems Like a Real Animal Crossing Game

It's coming in late November, and has a long-requested fan feature: skin tone options.
Patrick Klepek
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15 Years Later, Why Animal Crossing Has Always Felt Like Home

The original game launched 15 years ago today, in North America.
Danielle Riendeau
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Tiny Worlds in Games Offer Us an Escape from the Big One

Little worlds and miniatures give us the illusion of control in an out-of-control time.
Kate Gray

A Theme Park Designer Tries to Imagine Nintendo Land

Theme park ride designer David C. Cobb on Nintendo, The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and next-gen theme park design.
Johnnie Martin

These Videos Show You What Your Favorite Games Don't Want You to See

Boundary Break is a YouTube channel dedicated to game cameras behaving in... unexpected ways.
Janine Hawkins

What Nintendo Character Would You Drink With?

The Waypoint staff, and our fantastic Twitter followers, answer the big question.
Danielle Riendeau
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IKEA Broke Me, But Then ‘Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer’ Fixed Me

Designing for animals is way more fun than designing for a mass-produced existence.
Clinton Nguyen