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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Fish Prices – when and where to find every fish

It’s the beginning of a new year on your Animal Crossing: New Horizons island, and things are off to a sedate start. January in the northern hemisphere doesn’t bring any new critters with it, but there are still rare and valuable fish aplenty — including the highly sought-after stringfish — in almost every fishing spot on your island, so now is a good time to catch up with any you may have missed in earlier months.Whichever fish remain on your to-catch list this January, this full guide is here to help — covering where and when to find each and…

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Animal Crossing: New Horizons Bug Prices – when and where to find every bug

Hiding on rocks, between flowers and in the trees, is a whole tiny world of bugs to collect in Animal Crossing: New Horizons! Get your net at the ready, here’s when and where you can find each and every bug and arachnid, along with when they unlock and a list of the Animal Crossing: New Horizons bug prices so you know which to prioritise in your inventory. We’ve updated the month-to-month tables to include the prices of every bug too. Insects, mini-beasts, creepy-crawlies. Whatever you call them, collecting arachnids and bugs in Animal Crossing: New Horizons makes up an important…

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The Game Awards announces 2020 Game of the Year nominees

Winter is coming and so are The Game Awards. I’ve double-checked my calendar and, sure enough, the yearly awards show presented by Mr. Game Awards man Geoff Keighley is less than a month away. The nominees for every category have been announced, so it’s time to vote for your picks for everything from the ever-competitive “Game of the Year” on down to “Best Multiplayer” and “Best Esports Team”. Get your opinion hat on. (more…)

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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 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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The Wizard of Oz meets Animal Crossing is the crossover we didn’t know we needed

By Dom Peppiatt, Sunday, 6 September 2020 10:34 GMT The level of creativity people show off in Animal Crossing: New Horizons never ceases to impress.We’ve seen players recreate Revenge of the Sith, the entire Sinnoh map from Pokemon Diamond & Pearl, and even early 2000s music videos in the game. There appears to be no limit on what players can achieve in the game given enough time and creativity.This week, we saw an amazing interpretation of The Wizard of Oz brought to life in the social simulation game.The Wizard of Oz in Animal Crossing [OC] from r/AnimalCrossingRedditor Wilbos_World posted their interpretation of the…

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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…