Animal Crossing: Animal Forest is a life simulation video game developed and published by Nintendo for the Nintendo 64 in 2001 in Japan and 2002 in other regions. The Animal Crossing series has since continued on through different consoles and hand-held devices. Animal Crossing: New Leaf, Animal Crossing’s latest installment, was released for the Nintendo 3DS in 2012.
Animal Crossing is a game where the player assumes the day-to-day activities of a human living in a small, Animal Crossing community. Animal Crossing “villagers” are completely customizable. The Animal Crossing games consists of various forms of currency, including bells and fruit. The primary method of earning Bells, Animal Crossings’ form of currency, is to collect and sell the various types of fruit that Animal Crossing holds. Animal Crossing also features a trading system which allows players to trade items among one another.
Animal Crossing focuses on living a virtual life in a town filled with anthropomorphic animals, where the player can perform various activities such as collecting and planting. Animal crossing was first released for the Nintendo 64 in 2001. Animal crossing features a broad array of characters who go about their daily lives, just as the player does. Animal crossing is one of Nintendo’s most successful franchises with over 15 million units sold worldwide since its initial release in 2001