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What Are You Playing? May 18th, 2013

Posted on Saturday, May 18 @ 11:11:43 Eastern by

Animal Crossing: New Leaf! With our Donkey Kong Country Returns 3D review out of the way, I've moved on to the next major 3DS release from Nintendo, but I'm actually distracted from fossils and fish and paying off my Nook-loan by these videos from Treehouse. There are two episodes so far discussing Animal Crossing and the herculean localization process. With all the information thrown at the player over the course of an in-game year, I can't imagine the total number of words in need of translation.

In the second video, Reiko Ninomiya explains the change from memory-card-based friendship to 3DS-friend-list-based friendship in New Leaf. While one friend has gotten quite a bit more chatty in SwapNote after seeing me playing New Leaf, no one else on my list has the game yet, so I'm hoping I can invade a few towns and grab some new fruit soon.

One thing that's certainly going to keep me involved past the first month in-game is AC's Happy Home Showcase where Nintendo will display notable homes from either the community or its staff. Even if you remove everything else in AC, I stil llove seeing how people decorate their homes to reflect their personal style. However, this isn't all about what I'm playing. This is about what you're playing, so...

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