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Animal Crossing: New Leaf Developer Diary Introduces The Localization Team

The unsung heroes of Animal Crossing development, the folks who translate the absurd amount of text featured in the Animal Crossing games, finally get their moment in the spotlight.

The developer diary interviews the team that have been working on bringing the games to North America since the beginning. Work on New Leaf began as early as 2010, and they talk about how they are the ones who need to come up with the names for every item in the game. If you've played Animal Crossing, you will know that that is a whole lot of object naming.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf is coming to 3DS on June 9, and you can head here to see the latest trailer for the game.

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  • Tell Joe Juba to play it. I know he wants to.

  • I've never played any of the Animal Crossing's before. I'm sort of intrigued by this new one but I just don't really get it. Are they fun? Can anyone explain them to me, and if I should start playing them should pick up like the DS one before the new one comes out?
  • Do we have any clue on when they expect to make a WiiU Animal Crossing?
  • Love my job, since I've been bringing in $5600… I sit at home, music playing while I work in front of my new iMac that I got now that I'm making it online.(Click Home information)

  • I'm very excited for this game!

  • June 9th can't come fast enough.

  • Huh,thats a interesting look of a side of development you dont usually hear a lot about.Must be insane to rename all that furniture..

  • Less than a month until this game comes out, totally cannot wait to download this game!

  • am I the only one who noticed DJ KK in the trailer?
  • I like how the graphics haven't 'improved' at all across all four games. I sincerely mean I like that, actually. Character and object models are smoother, but to be honest I liked the blockier visuals more.
  • Neato. This looks pretty cool.

  • My 3DS will hardly have any rest with this in its slot.

  • Lookin' forward to the opening day!