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Animal Crossing: City Folk is the Wii incarnation of the Animal Crossing series. As in the previous version, players assume the role of a new resident in a town populated and run by animals. Players can interact with townsfolk, write letters, send presents, dig for fossils, fish, catch bugs, etc... Time in the game uses the internal Wii's clock and calender. As such, time and seasons happen at the same time as in the real life. Therefore, some events only happen at certain day of the week, or even at special day in the year (such as Christmas at December 25th)

Additions include a city center, with some new shops and some others which were already in the previous instalments. The game also uses the Wi-fi connection with the classical Nintendo's "codes": player are able to visit their friend's village. The game is compatible with the Wii Speak system, which means players can use the microphone to speak with each other.


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Animal Crossing: City Folk Screenshot
Animal Crossing: City Folk Screenshot
Animal Crossing: City Folk Screenshot
Animal Crossing: City Folk Screenshot

Alternate Titles

  • "街へいこうよ どうぶつの森" -- Japanese spelling
  • "Machi he Ikou: Doubutsu no Mori" -- Japanese title
  • "Animal Crossing: Let's Go to the City" -- European title
  • "타운으로 놀러가요 동물의 숲" -- Korean spelling

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IGN UK Dec 04, 2008 8 out of 10 80 Nov 24, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Pelit Feb, 2009 80 out of 100 80 Dec 16, 2008 78 out of 100 78
Gameswelt Dec 31, 2008 76 out of 100 76 Dec 04, 2008 14 out of 20 70
JeuxActu Dec 12, 2008 13 out of 20 65 (UK) Nov 17, 2008 6 out of 10 60
Game Positive Dec 05, 2008 5.8 out of 10 58
GameSpy Nov 18, 2008 2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars2.5 Stars 50


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Alaedrain (3401) added Animal Crossing: City Folk (Wii) on Dec 12, 2008