80°
Submitted by pat_11_5 547d ago | opinion piece

Animal Crossing: New Leaf is ridiculously fun, but why?

The recently released Animal Crossing: New Leaf is fun but if you think about the game's core mechanics, it probably shouldn't be. (3DS, Animal Crossing: New Leaf)

pat_11_5  +   547d ago
I still don't really understand why It's so fun. It almost falls into the Pokemon category of games in terms of collecting.
admiralvic  +   547d ago
It's fun because you don't really have to rush to do anything. If this were say Pokemon (since you mentioned it), there would always be new Pokemon to fight, people to level, championships to win and even then you can spend endless hours searching a small patch of land for a shiny whatever.

Animal Crossing is a bit different, since there really isn't a need to catch every fish or even fish in general. You can spend hours working on making your place perfect or just 10 minutes a day seeing whats up in your town. I think that's the key difference, since there is usually a finite number of things you can do in Animal Crossing a day, so you get a constant, reliable and fairly enjoyable experience you can relax to.
duckieoro   547d ago | Spam
dark-hollow  +   547d ago
I don't know, there is something very absorbing about AC.

Its relaxing to play it after a hard day at work.
GenericNameHere  +   547d ago
I'm almost tempted to get this game. Something about it just feels good and relaxing. Maybe next time I go to GameStop.
buynit  +   547d ago
Is this the game fils aim did a video of his home on the other day? If it is their is nothing exciting about putting your face on your bed sheet or rolling back and forth on your bed.

I just cant see the charm in this game..
kirbyu  +   547d ago
The game isn't about putting your face on your bed sheet.
buynit  +   547d ago
Well the guy seemed excited about it..

To each his own i guess
kirbyu  +   547d ago
I haven't gotten it yet. Is it any better than previous games in the series?
exfatal  +   547d ago
They added more things to do and you have more control since u are mayor.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

Why Isn’t Steins;Gate Available On Steam?

1h ago - Siliconera got in touch with JAST USA founder Peter Payne to ask if he could share any insight as... | PC
40°

We eat the Resident Evil curry, discover it’s very tasty, not at all itchy [Taste test]

1h ago - RN24: It might be hard to imagine, what the guns-blazing nature of its live-action film adaptatio... | Culture
40°

Capcom On Ultra SFIV’s PC Netcode: “New Steam network API should help improve matters”

1h ago - Since its migration to Steamworks, Super Street Fighter 4: Arcade Edition and Ultra Street Fighte... | PC
40°

The 12 Games of Christmas

1h ago - SheAttack: Wondering what to play this holiday season? Erica of SheAttack has you covered with th... | Xbox 360
Ad

Win a PS4!!

Now - Join us on Filmwatch to find out how you can win a free PS4 this holiday season! | Promoted post
40°

Geometry Wars 3 : Dimensions Review (Invision Game Community)

1h ago - The Geometry Wars series has one of my favourite indie game series of all time. Starting off as a... | PC