Animal Crossing

Culture

Sex workers are thriving on Animal Crossing

Unable to connect IRL thanks to lockdown, BDSM and kink enthusiasts are finding other ways to restore their community in Tom Nook's backyard.
Daisy Schofield
6.15.20
Fashion

How cottagecore became this season’s most idyllic trend

Before the pastoral aesthetic went viral on TikTok, it was seen on the spring/summer 20 runways of Dior, Jacquemus and Louis Vuitton.
Zoë Kendall
5.27.20
News

You can watch an Animal Crossing version of the trailer for Tiger King

Nookflix and chill anyone?
Jenna Mahale
5.19.20
News

You can get paid to be an interior designer in Animal Crossing now

Step aside OnlyFans, there’s a new virtual side-hustle in town.
Jenna Mahale
5.5.20
Culture

Why young people are virtual dating now more than ever

With Covid-19 came increased swiping on Tinder, online blind dates and even Animal Crossing meet ups to abate our loneliness IRL.
Mary Retta
4.15.20
News

Hong Kong activists are using Animal Crossing to continue protesting in lockdown

In response, China has cracked down on sales of the game. Just wait until Tom Nook hears about this.
Jenna Mahale
4.14.20
Fashion

Inside the Animal Crossing fashion community turning out looks

In an era of social distancing the game has become the best way to turn a look — and engage with community while you're at it.
Lia Savillo
4.2.20
Culture

The most comforting video games to play while self-isolating

We're all gonna be stuck indoors for the foreseeable future. Time to get into gaming to distract yourself from the end times.
Alim Kheraj
3.25.20