From year-round events, to hundreds of villagers to meet, to the struggle of paying off your mortgage, Animal Crossing games are generally designed with longevity in mind. With New Horizons, it’s probably the best equipped in the series to keep players engaged for years to come.
I’ll certainly pop back in from time-to-time to manage my turnips and partake in major events. However, my daily grind is probably over at this point. And that’s okay.
GameCube Week “technically” today on In Third Person! One more official post in the series; this time about Animal Crossing!
Whether I’m cracking skulls with gravity-defying uppercuts, or launching mystical dragons from a bow and arrow, or dropping blocks down a well, I primarily use video games as an escape from the ordinary. Animal Crossing – while maybe not the most dramatic departure from reality, was an escape nonetheless. One that I obsessed over for a solid year.
Labour Day weekend is meant to be a day where we celebrate the economic and social achievements of workers. As far as video games go, regular occupations in video games include space marine, normal boy who doesn’t know he’s destined to save the world and all-powerful being with the ability to create farms from the heavens.
The following post highlights a few games worthy of a Labour Day of their own. These video games bravely go into the real-world for inspiration and do their best to make ‘every day’ jobs fun.