Reviews and Problems with Animal Crossing: City Folk / Animal Crossing: Let's go to the City
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Nintendo Rebuilds Last Gen's Open-Ended Hit Without Any Evolution
22 September 2009
Conclusion: Concept: A return to the freeform, pastoral universe of Animal Crossing
Graphics: The graphic detail, character models, and animations are decidedly old school, but this game is more about Nintendo's classic charm than tech specs
Sound: The soundtrack is fairly forgettable.
Excerpt: Most people play video games to get away from it all, unwind after a long day. Whether it be battling hordes of aliens on some barren world or saving princess’ from evil lizards, games or often used as a means to escape the real world.
Conclusion: Already, I am looking forward to a sequel, but the real question is whether there will actually be one? As much as I want this game to sell well, I have a feeling its’ uniqueness will keep it out of enough hands.
Summary: When the first
came out on the GameCube, despite my bemused detachment from the foolishness of the whole thing, I would find myself spending hours on end messing around in its inane virtual world.
Pros: Same inane, yet strangely hypnotic gaming paradigm, Ability to chat with “friends” online, which could prove amusing if the conversations are made to veer into the absurd...
Cons: Few changes from the original. You’re essentially buying the 2002 release all over again, but for a new system and presumably for more money. This could easily be classified as unconscionable, if they didn’t pull the exact same crap with DVDs and enforced obsolescence in major appliances – so I g...
Conclusion: Animal Crossing: City Folk is one of the most charming and entertaining life sims out there, with lots to explore and experience. All in all, players probably won't complain much. It's true that this game is an expanded rehash of the DS version, but in this case, that's not a bad thing.
Excerpt: After the quite brilliant Animal Crossing: Wild World on Nintendo DS, Nintendo fans have been waiting excitedly for the inevitable Wii follow-up. It's been three years since that game hit Japanese stores, so just what has Nintendo managed to conjure up in that time?
Excerpt: About three hours ago, it started snowing in Fumble. With it, and the sudden climatic shift, came an influx of bizarre new aquatic species destined for adventures as prize museum exhibits or as Fumble's chief export alongside apples and seashells.
Summary: Animal Crossing gives players a ton of things to do from the moment they create their town and start paying off their first mortgage. Meeting new townspeople, planting foliage, removing weeds, and endlessly collecting the many fossils, bugs, fish, and furniture in the game will keep players busy for...
Summary: Animal Crossing: City Folk lets you live your life in a virtual community that’s all your own. You can interact with the fun characters in your town, customize everything from your house to your clothing and even chat with other friends in the game using the Wii Speak.