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Video game spending increased 27% in 2020

If you’ve been following the gaming space — or just the state of the world, generally — over the past 12 months, this shouldn’t come as a major surprise. Spending saw big increases pre

‘Animal Crossing: New Horizons’ and the limits of today’s game economies

The shift to games as economic platforms will be neither swift nor cinematic. But like all true change, it will be profound.

Animal Crossing’s summer update will let you swim for sea critters

There’s huge news today for Animal Crossing: New Horizons players still devoted to the most pleasantly addictive way to stay kind of sane stuck at home during the pandemic. In the biggest update

In spite of an uncertain economy, US video game sales remain strong

US video game sales have record quarter as consumers stay at home

New numbers from NPD confirm what we’ve known for a while: The first quarter of 2020 was a very good one for gaming companies. The new report notes that sales hit a record $10.86 billion in the Stat

Nintendo sells a lot more Switches, as people stay at home playing Animal Crossing

A couple of weeks ago, we noted some new NPD numbers pointing to a very good March for the Switch. Nintendo’s financials this week bear out the predicted surge in popularity for the three-year-old c

The Nintendo Switch had a very good March

Nintendo is selling a lot of Switches. The convertible console has been a lifesaver for people sheltering in place around the world. COVID-19-induced travel restrictions and the long-awaited arrival o

Animal Crossing for Switch gets delayed

Fans had few expectations rolling into Nintendo’s E3 Direct that were more pronounced than hopes for more details on Animal Crossing for Switch. We got some insight into the title’s storyl

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing mobile title hits 15 million downloads less than a week after wide release

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp marked Nintendo's most significant mobile title launch since Mario Run and it seems like the game has already delivered some significant downloads, with data from SensorTo

Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp just hit iOS and Android a day early

No doubt hoping to get a jump on that holiday traffic, Nintendo’s latest mobile opus, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp has hit iOS and Android a day ahead of schedule. The latest installment of one of t

Nintendo’s Animal Crossing mobile game actually looks like a blast

As Nintendo continues to mount an impressive comeback, today the company has announced its next title coming to smartphones, Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp. The cult classic title where players live amo