A game in which players live a second life in a virtual town - decorating their houses, interacting with fellow villagers, and more.
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Animal Crossing, the new life simulation game from Nintendo, places you in a virtual village where you can interact with other characters, go fishing, look for treasure, decorate your house, and much more. The town starts off as a modest little burg with barely any citizens, and it's your job to help it grow into an appealing and bustling community. The game uses the Gamecube's internal clock to a great extent; the town reflects the time of day and year in the real world, and there are even special events that happen on actual holidays! Get ready to leave your old life behind - welcome to Animal Crossing! Written by axemblue

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Its VERY addictive
30 December 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

This game is VERY addictive, it may look childish but even adults play this game! It is a very fun game, especially for kids. In the game you must take care of the town you live in, you get to even name the town! Every town is always different and it takes a few days to get used to it. There are many charecters that live in your neighborhood, some are nice, some are snobby and some are even pretty moody. There are animals that live in your town such as wolves, bears, hawks, birds, cats, lions, tigers, and many more. You should really try out this game!

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