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Animal Crossing Announced For Switch: Isabelle To Turn Over A New Leaf In Smash Ultimate

by Donald Theriault - September 13, 2018, 3:44 pm PDT
Total comments: 6 Source: Nintendo Direct

Prepare to enter debt. Again.

Some big news has emerged from the world of Animal Crossing.

A new Animal Crossing title was announced in the Nintendo Direct. No subtitle was given, only a 2019 release date and an introduction from Tom Nook for the new game.

Before that, Isabelle will be a playable character in Super Smash Bros Ultimate. The dreaded stop sign and gyroids were among her attacks.

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AdrockSeptember 13, 2018

Isabelle looks like a partial Echo Fighter. Trailer was cute.

SorenSeptember 13, 2018

Animal Crossing fans getting the Star Fox Zero/SMTxFE treatment because Nintendo knew they were ready to riot.

KhushrenadaSeptember 13, 2018

Almost the same treatment as the MP4 announcement.

For a moment, I thought both Isabelle and Tom Nook were getting in. Isabelle looked to be more of an original fighter with her moves so then I thought maybe Tom Nook (who's been in the series longer) was getting the nod as an echo fighter of Isabelle. Considering how Smash seems to be making an effort to have more series villains in it and Tom Nook has sort of been seen as the de facto villain of Animal Crossing, it seemed to be all coming together in my mind but then suddenly it was a reveal for AC Switch.

Mop it upSeptember 14, 2018

Although nothing was shown, it's still nice to know an Animal Crossing game is in the works since the main series skipped the Wii U.

nickmitchSeptember 15, 2018

Isabelle is officially listed as fighter 68, so not an echo.

https://www.smashbros.com/en_US/fighter/68.html

Dan LaserSeptember 15, 2018

Welp gonna buy a Switch.

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