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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Halloween event guide

By Lauren Aitken, Friday, 30 October 2020 12:06 GMT Halloween is almost here in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Jack has a new trick-or-treat event for you to enjoy with friends. Throughout October, you’ll have been purchasing Halloween costumes from the Able Sister’s store, grabbing Candy from Nook’s Cranny and growing Pumpkins, now it’s time to have some spooky fun. There will be lots to do and new recipes to find, so let’s get started.Animal Crossing: New Horizons – Halloween event guideThis Saturday – October 31, for the uninitiated – Jack will be available in your island’s plaza on Halloween…

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Limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch is back in stock at more stores

By Joel Franey, Tuesday, 6 October 2020 10:35 GMT The special island-themed Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is on sale once again at a number of retailers in the US.After quickly being all bought up around the time of the game’s release, Amazon, Gamestop and Best Buy all have the limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console back on sale. It was initially available back in January.It features special blue and green Joy-Cons and an image of the Nook family proudly standing on the dock. The standard version does not include a copy of Animal Crossing New Horizons, but GameStop is…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Pumpkin guide – How to grow different colours and find all the DIY recipes

Pumpkins are finally being added to Animal Crossing: New Horizons, so here’s our guide on how to grow the perfect Pumpkin patch. The humble Pumpkin signifies the arrival of autumn and throughout October, you’ll be able to grow your own. Not only will you be able to turn your entire island into a Pumpkin farm if you wish, but you’ll also be able to create a bunch of new Pumpkin items, such as an Arch, different type of lamps and, of course, a Jack-o-Lantern.So, how do you grow your own Pumpkins besides from pinching a few from your best friend’s…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons wins Game of the Year at Tokyo Games Show 2020

Nintendo’s laid back life sim, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, has claimed the prestigious Game of the Year award at Tokyo Game Show 2020.The game won over the judges for its charm, its accessibility, and the comfort it has provided to players all over the world since the Covid-19 pandemic kicked off earlier this year.“Because we were forced to stay home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, a slow-life experience in this game in which you can do everything freely became a comfort to people all over the world,” a press release explains.“Communication with close friends through the game and interaction with…

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The limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch is back in stock

By Joel Franey, Friday, 25 September 2020 15:57 GMT The special island-themed Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is on sale, though likely not for long.After quickly being all bought up around the time of the game’s release, Gamestop US has confirmed that the special limited edition Animal Crossing Nintendo Switch console is briefly back on sale. It initially went on sale back in January.It features special blue and green Joy-Cons, an image of the Nook family proudly standing on the dock, and you can buy it bundled the download code for New Horizons itself, meaning that customers can ensure that…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Fall update adds Halloween event, Pumpkins and more

The Fall update will be coming to Animal Crossing: New Horizons soon, so let’s take a look at what’s being added. From September 30, you’ll be able to enjoy the new Fall update. You’ll be able to grow Pumpkins in preparation for Halloween as well as use them for spooky new projects, and a bunch of Halloween Costumes will be coming to the Able Sisters’ store. You can also use your Nook Miles to buy body paint and coloured eye contacts to make yourself look extra scary, as well as learn DIY Halloween costumes from your islanders. Jack, the “czar…

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Animal Crossing climbs back to #1, while Switch has six games in the top 10

By Cian Maher, Monday, 10 August 2020 14:25 GMT Animal Crossing: New Horizons has managed to reclaim its position as top dog on the UK video game sales charts, while parent company Nintendo has a whopping six titles in the top 10. Animal Crossing: New Horizons has usurped Ghost of Tsushima to become the bestselling video game in the UK this week. As the official charts show, Ghost of Tsushima has been relegated to second fiddle, while Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is gaining momentum in third place.This week’s list highlights a stellar performance from Nintendo, who owns an immense 60%…

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Animal Crossing update 1.4.1 – here’s what’s new

By Cian Maher, Thursday, 6 August 2020 17:12 GMT Animal Crossing update 1.4.1 recently launched for Nintendo Switch, introducing several changes to one of 2020’s most popular games. Details of what has changed are listed on the official Nintendo website, which includes patch notes for Animal Crossing update 1.4.1. Although the changes may seem minor, they are more impactful than they look at face value.Animal Crossing update 1.4.1 rectifies issues that arose from the last update, 1,4,0, including an exploit that allowed players to hack trees in order to have them grow Star Fragments instead of fruit.Here’s the full list of…