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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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Critic Reviews Dec 09, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Gameswelt Dec 31, 2008 76 out of 100 76
IGN Nov 16, 2008 7.5 out of 10 75 Jan 30, 2009 75 out of 100 75 Dec 04, 2008 14 out of 20 70 Dec 23, 2008 64 out of 100 64
Gamekult Dec 05, 2008 6 out of 10 60
UOL Jogos Jan 19, 2009 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Digital Spy Dec 04, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
That Gaming Site Nov 24, 2008 5.5 out of 10 55


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