Are video games actually good for our mental health?
A new study by Oxford University has found a link between gaming and players reporting positive mental wellbeing.
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.
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.
You can watch an Animal Crossing version of the trailer for Tiger King
Nookflix and chill anyone?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.