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8.2 out of 10

Animal Crossing: City Folk / Animal Crossing: Let's go to the City

If life were an endless vacation, what would you do? Go fishing, Read more

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Animal Crossing: City Folk

Video Game Generation
20 November 2008
  • Summary: When the first Animal Crossing 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. I’d be there shaking every tree, fishing for extended periods, running meaningless chores for obnoxious neighbors, the whole deal. Unfortunately, I can’t say the same for Animal Crossing: City Folks .
  • 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 guess it’s just more of the usual grifting going on..., There appears to be a veritable infestation of bees this time around, encountering which facilitates an extra line of in...
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