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- 10th December, 2020
- New Horizons - At The Game Awards, Animal Crossing: New Horizons wins the Best Family Game award.
- 18th November, 2020
- New Horizons - Animal Crossing: New Horizons is nominated in three categories at The Game Awards 2020: Best Multiplayer Game, Best Family Game, and Game of the Year.
- 17th November, 2020
- New Horizons - Nintendo has released a trailer for a Free Winter Update. This update includes the return of Turkey Day (known as the Harvest Festival in previous games) with Franklin as its host, the return of Toy Day with Jingle, new reactions, hairstyles, and a house storage upgrade. Also, the Save Data Transfer will be available beginning November 19. Another update is coming in late January that is teased to feature the return of Pavé.
- 23rd October, 2020
- Happy Birthday, Nookipedia! - Nookipedia, the independent Animal Crossing encyclopedia, celebrates its 10th anniversary on this day.
- 25th September, 2020
- New Horizons - Nintendo has released a trailer for a Fall Update. The free update features the return of Halloween and Jack, along with new Reactions, growable Pumpkins, new DIY recipes, and new player customization options. It is scheduled for September 30th. Another update is coming in late November that is teased to feature the return of Franklin and Jingle.
- 18th September, 2020
- NIWA News - The annual NIWA Cross-Wiki Weekend is back, and runs through Monday! Contribute to a NIWA wiki you rarely edit for a chance to win a $20 eShop gift card! More details here.
- 3rd September, 2020
- Nintendo - Nintendo has released a Super Mario Bros. 35th Anniversary Direct that announced new games related to the Super Mario series' 35th anniversary. During the direct, Mario-themed furniture was announced to be added to Animal Crossing: New Horizons by March 2021.
- 14th August, 2020
- Promotion - We're pleased to announce that vmario97 has been promoted to Bureaucrat. Congratulations!
- 11th August, 2020
- Promotion - BladeofEvilsBane has re-joined staff as a Patroller. Welcome back!
- 2nd August, 2020
- Promotion - We are pleased to welcome our latest addition to the Administrator team: AlexBot2004! Congratulations!
- 28th July, 2020
- New Horizons - Nintendo has released a trailer for a new update. The summer wave 2 update features the return of the Fireworks Show which occurs on Sundays in August, Luna and the ability to visit dream islands, and backup support. It is scheduled for July 30th. Another update is coming this Fall. It will feature the return of Jack.
- 13th July, 2020
- Promotion - Congratulations to Ruthless Cutie for becoming another addition to the staff team!
- 25th June, 2020
- New Horizons - Nintendo released trailer about new summer updates incoming. The wave 1 update features swimming, sea creatures and Pascal. It's scheduled for July 3rd, while the wave 2 update is scheduled for early August.
- 14th June, 2020
- Instagram - Nookipedia recently launched a new Instagram! Follow us as we share pics from our community's adventures, fun facts about your favorite villagers, and more.
- 10th May, 2020
- Double Promotion - AlexBot2004 and AgentParadox are now the latest additions to the Patroller team! Congratulations!
- 23rd April, 2020
- Promotion - Paviinka has been promoted to the Patroller position with 10 Strong Support votes! Congratulations!
- 8th April, 2020
- Double Promotion - A warm welcome to our staff team for Lampshade59276, who is our latest Patroller! Additionally, Dorsal Axe has been promoted to Administrator! Congratulations!
- 23rd March, 2020
- Featured Fanart is Back! - After being on hiatus for about a year, our Featured Fanart program is back, featuring a new piece of work from the Animal Crossing community every two weeks.
- 20th March, 2020
- New Horizons - Animal Crossing: New Horizons is now available worldwide. Your journey to the Deserted Island starts now!
- 15th March, 2020
- Giveaway! - To Reddit users: we're hosting a giveaway over at the Animal Crossing subreddit, including a copy of New Horizons and some awesome merchandise. Check it out and let us know your favorite villager in the Reddit comments for a chance to win. Click here to enter. If you don't use Reddit, don't fret - we'll have additional giveaways in the future on other platforms!
- 1st March, 2020
- New Theme! - We've updated our site theme to celebrate the approach of New Horizons coming in less than three weeks.
- 20th February, 2020
- New Horizons - Nintendo has released a New Horizons-focused Direct, a roughly 25 minute "Deep Dive into Deserted Island Life".
- 31st January, 2020
- New Horizons - A limited edition Nintendo Switch was revealed that will launch alongside the game on March 20th and include a digital download code. The North American version will launch on March 13th and is not bundled with ACNH.
- 10th January, 2020
- Promotion - Decomposer has been promoted to the Patroller position, making him our first new staff member of the decade! Congratulations!
- 2nd January, 2020
- New Horizons - Nintendo has released a 30-second teaser-trailer for the game, the Deserted Island Getaway Package Primer.
- 18th November, 2019
- Promotion - sunmarsh has been promoted to Editor in Chief of Nookipedia. Congratulations!
- 20th September, 2019
- NIWA News - The annual NIWA Cross-Wiki Weekend is back, and runs through Sunday! Contribute to a NIWA wiki you rarely edit for a chance to win a $20 eShop gift card! More details here.
- 4th September, 2019
- New Horizons - Nintendo released an additional five minutes of gameplay footage from Animal Crossing: New Horizons today as part of their latest Nintendo Direct.
- 11th June, 2019
- New Horizons - The E3 Nintendo Direct revealed the release date of the upcoming console game Animal Crossing: New Horizons as March 20, 2020 and showed off some new gameplay features and footage.
- 15th May, 2019
- Promotion - Vmario97 has been promoted from a Patroller to an Administrator. Congratulations and much deserved!
- 22nd February, 2019
- Nintendo - Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé has announced his retirement. He will be succeeded in April by Doug Bowser.
- 9th February, 2019
- Promotion - Lotter is our first new Patroller of 2019! Congratulations!
- 19th August, 2018
- Promotion - In a bumper month for promotions, Vmario97 is our latest Patroller. Congratulations!
- 12th August, 2018
- Promotion - ZCJigglypuff has been promoted from a Patroller to an Administrator. Congratulations!
- 2nd April, 2018
- New Theme! - We've updated our site theme for the spring and summer. Enjoy!
- 11th March, 2018
- Promotion - LoneShadowStar has been promoted to the Patroller position. Congratulations!
- 22nd November, 2017
- New layout! - We're thrilled to announce that, after more than five years with our previous skin, we have a new site layout! It's currently themed around Pocket Camp, and we are planning to have more themes in the future.
- 21st November, 2017
- Pocket Camp Released! - Pocket Camp is now available worldwide on the App Store and Play Store!
- 25th October, 2017
- Pocket Camp - The latest Nintendo Direct revealed the name of the upcoming mobile game (Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp!), as well as plenty of gameplay features and footage.
- 22nd September, 2017
- NIWA News - The annual NIWA Cross-Wiki Weekend is back, and runs through Sunday! Contribute to a NIWA wiki you rarely edit for a chance to win a $20 eShop gift card! More details here.
- 21st July, 2017
- My Nintendo - Rewards members in North America can exchange Platinum Points for discounts on two Animal Crossing titles this summer: Animal Crossing: New Leaf - Welcome amiibo and Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer.
- 30th April, 2017
- Newsletter - The Nintendo Independent Wiki Alliance is launching a monthly newsletter! If you're interested in receiving updates from your favorite Nintendo wikis, as well as Nintendo news, featured content, and more, feel free to sign up here.
- 3rd March, 2017
- Nintendo - The Nintendo Switch has been released worldwide!
- 24th January, 2017
- Promotion - Congratulations to Bureaucrat! for his successful promotion to
- 2nd January, 2017
- Happy New Year + Featured Art - Happy 2017, everybody! To kick off the new year, Nookipedia will start working with the community to feature fanart on our homepage and social media. We'll be showcasing fanart every 2 weeks.
- 12th November, 2016
- Discord - We now have a Discord server! Learn more here, and come join us to chat about Animal Crossing, our wiki, and more.
- 2nd November, 2016
- Nintendo - An update to Animal Crossing: New Leaf is now available from the Nintendo eShop, which adds amiibo compatibility to the game!
- 20th October, 2016
- Nintendo - Nintendo have announced the successor to the Wii U: the Nintendo Switch!
- 13th October, 2016
- Nintendo - Today, Animal Crossing: Wild World is being released for the Wii U Virtual Console in North America!
- 21st September, 2016
- Wiki Event - This weekend (September 23 - 25) is NIWA's first Cross-Wiki Weekend. Starting Friday, contribute to NIWA wikis that you don't normally contribute to for a chance to win a $20 eShop Gift Card!
- 30th August, 2016
- Policy Change - Per staff consensus, editors must now make 200 mainspace edits before they may apply for a staff position. See here for full details.
- 10th August, 2016
- Nintendo - Animal Crossing: New Leaf will be added to the Nintendo Selects roster in North America starting August 26, 2016, with a new $19.99 MSRP.
- 1st August, 2016
- Promotion - Congratulations to ZCJigglypuff, who has been promoted to Patroller!
- 20th July, 2016
- Game Update - Nintendo have announced an update to Animal Crossing: New Leaf, which will introduce amiibo compatibility!
- 12th May, 2016
- Promotion - Please welcome the newest member of our staff team, Pachisu123, who is now a Patroller!
- 27th April, 2016
- New Mobile App - Nintendo has announced an upcoming Animal Crossing mobile app!
- 17th April, 2016
- Anniversary - The Animal Crossing series celebrated its 15th anniversary on April 14th! Nintendo released a Japanese video celebrating the event, viewable here.
- 31th December, 2015
- Happy New Year - It's been a great 2015! A huge thanks to our fans, readers, and editors. We saw a year filled with great contributions and friendships, the release of two new games, and plenty of cute amiibo. Have a great New Year's Eve and an even better 2016!
- 13th November, 2015
- New Game - Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival was released in North America today.
- 30th September, 2015
- Promotion - has been promoted to Patroller. Congratulations!
- 18th September, 2015
- Nintendo News - Nintendo has recently announced their newest President, Tatsumi Kimishima.
- 9th August, 2015
- Promotion - Congratulations to for his successful promotion to Administrator!
- 12th July, 2015
- The president of Nintendo, Satoru Iwata, has recently passed away due to a bile duct growth. Our hearts and condolences for Nintendo and Iwata's friends and relatives.
- 11th July, 2015
- Summer Celebration - We're kicking off a Summer Celebration! Jake has implemented a brand new blue summer theme, and we're hosting a couple giveaways. View our forum post for more information.
- 4th July, 2015
- NIWA News - Please welcome Inkipedia as the newest member of NIWA!
- 16th June, 2015
- New Game - Animal Crossing: amiibo Festival has been announced for the Wii U!
- 7th June, 2015
- Promotion - Congratulations to for his successful promotion to Bureaucrat!
- 1st June, 2015
- Staff - Happy June! application to comment or vote. and have been demoted from staff for inactivity. In the meantime, has been nominated for Bureaucrat. Check out the
- 1st April, 2015
- New Game - Animal Crossing: Happy Home Designer has been announced for the 3DS!
- 18th January, 2015
- Promotion - Red Snapper has been promoted from a Patroller to an Administrator - congrats!
- 21st December, 2014
- Nintendo - Come tomorrow, December 22, Animal Crossing Plaza will no longer be available on the Nintendo eShop; additionally, the Animal Crossing Series Miiverse Community will be closed on January 1. See this post on Miiverse for more information.
- 22nd October, 2014
- Anniversary - Today marks Nookipedia's anniversary! Four years ago, we set out to create the best community-run Animal Crossing resource on the web. A shoutout to all our readers and editors who have supported Nookipedia over the years - thank you!
- 28th August, 2014
- Nintendo - Nintendo has announced two new DLC Packs for Mario Kart 8, including an Animal Crossing-themed pack to be released May 2015.
- 7th August, 2014
- Promotion - Please give a warm welcome to Nookipedia's newest patroller, sunmarsh!
- 4th August, 2014
- Upgrade - Nookipedia has been updated to the latest version of MediaWiki! To get a summary of new features and to report any bugs that you might find, head over to our thread on the Bulletin Board.
- 4th August, 2014
- Site Survey - The recent site survey has been closed, and the results are being discussed over on the Bulletin Board.
- 1st August, 2014
- Project - Editors are making progress on our coverage of furniture with the revitalization for Project Furniture - check it out and consider contributing!
- 30th July, 2014
- Site Survey - To our readers and editors, please take a few minutes to participate in our site survey to help improve your Nookipedia experience!
- 20th June, 2014
- Template Update - We're adding some more information to the villager infobox, and we could use your help! Check out this forum topic for details.
- 16th May, 2014
- Social Media - We now have an official Nookipedia subreddit! Sub for wiki news, announcements, and Animal Crossing discussions.
- 24st April, 2014
- Promotion - Welcome to Red Snapper, our newest Patroller!
- 21st April, 2014
- Milestone - Our main page has been visited over 2,000,000 times!
- 17th January, 2014
- New NIWA Member - Please welcome the latest member of NIWA, the Hard Drop Tetris Wiki!
- 26th December, 2013
- Happy Holidays / Promotion - Happy holidays to everyone! Just in time for the festivites, Mario has become our newest Administrator - welcome!
- 6th October, 2013
- Facebook and Twitter Brought Back from the Dead - The Facebook and Twitter pages are back to being active after a month of inactivity. mlnintendo97 has also volunteered to help out with keeping the Facebook page active.
- 14th August, 2013
- Server Update - Nookipedia has been moved to a new server, which means quicker loading, and less downtime. Thanks for your patience! Kudos to our server admin, Jake, for his work.
- 7th August, 2013
- Nintendo - During today's Nintendo Direct presentation, Nintendo announced that Animal Crossing Plaza is coming to Wii U. This application is like Wara Wara Plaza in a way, except it focuses solely on the Animal Crossing series. You can import your screenshots from Animal Crossing: New Leaf and post them to Miiverse, including QR Codes. You can also post about your favorite animal neighbors, who wander the plaza.
- 6th August, 2013
- Nintendo - 3DS owners can now update their systems to use StreetPass Relay Points, allowing them to get others' StreetPass data without being physically near them.
- 3rd August, 2013
- NIWA News - Good news everyone! WiKirby is back online. Click here to enjoy your favorite Kirby Wiki on the internet!
- 2nd August, 2013
- NIWA News - WiKirby is in trouble and needs your help, so go to SmashWiki for more info.
- 31st July, 2013
- Promotion - It's been a while since we've had a new Bureaucrat - we're pleased to announce that Sky has been promoted to our latest one! Congrats!
- 23rd July, 2013
- Promotion - Two more promotions today: please welcome Imjon to the team as our latest Patroller, and XXSuperXXNintendoXx as our latest Administrator.
- 17th July, 2013
- Promotion - Yet another promotion as Grekox joins our Patroller team - welcome!
- 14th July, 2013
- Promotion - Wookiee123 has been promoted to become our latest Administrator!
- 12th July, 2013
- New User Group - We've created a new user group: Trustees. Trusted users may be placed into this group, and will have their edits auto-patrolled.
- Records - Yesterday, we beat our record for the most edits in one day. We have now broken all of our previous records within 2013. Huzzah!
- 8th July, 2013
- Nookipedia's homepage just hit 1,000,000 views, in addition to having reached 400+ likes of our Facebook page! We're pleased to announce that we have started activity again on our Twitter - feel free to follow us for site updates, game news, and more.
- 4th July, 2013
- Stats - Our statistics page has been updated - we're pleased to say that we received over 2,400,000 views during the month of June!
- 22nd June, 2013
- Update - Our homepage got a bit of an upgrade today!
- 21st June, 2013
- Promotion - Please welcome Wookiee123 as our newest Patroller!
- 10th June, 2013
- New Leaf - Animal Crossing: New Leaf came out yesterday in the United States with a rumble! Nookipedia received almost 90,000 views in 24 hours, and received a record number of user registrations.
- 20th May, 2013
- New Page - Our Current Events page has been replaced with a new portal - The Community Fountain. Here you will find the latest happenings and things to do.
- 14th May, 2013
- Sweepstake - Editors, check out our New Leaf Editing Sweepstake for a chance to win an Animal Crossing plush doll!
- 12th May, 2013
- New Page - We now have a new statistics page, highlighting various records and statistics regarding the wiki. More data will be added as time passes, so keep an eye out!
- 11th May, 2013
- Promotion - Dorsal Axe has been promoted to our staff as the latest Patroller. Congrats!
- 10th May, 2013
- We apologize for the recent downtime here at Nookipedia. If you experience anything unusual, please let one of the active members of staff know!
- 26th April, 2013
- Promotion - Pleased to announce mlnintendo97 as our latest administrator! Congratulations! Additionally, several inactive staff members have been retired from the team.
- 15th December, 2012
- Promotion - Please welcome SpideyCanThrash as the newest Patroller on our staff team! Additionally, the Lead Editor position has been retired.
- 5th December, 2012
- Promotion - Please welcome Pakkun as the newest Patroller on our staff team!
- 29th November, 2012
- Milestone - We've hit over 1,400 articles on Nookipedia! A huge thank you to all our contributors.
- 26th November, 2012
- Promotion - mlnintendo97 has been promoted to become Nookipedia's latest Patroller! Congrats!
- 16th November, 2012
- New Staff Application - Editors can now apply for staff positions at our new application page!
- 22nd October, 2012
- Anniversary - Two years ago on this day, we started a project to create the best Animal Crossing resource on the internet. Two years later, we celebrate our second anniversary and thank all of our contributors, visitors, and NIWA for helping us get closer to meeting our goal. We couldn't have come as far as we have without you. Here's to another incredible year!
- 21st October, 2012
- Bulletin Board Back! - The Bulletin Board is back! We apologize for the delay.
- 6th October, 2012
- Downtime - We are aware that The Bulletin Board is down at the moment. We are working to resolve the issue as soon as possible.
- 5th October, 2012
- New Feature - A new box containing the latest news and information regarding the upcoming Animal Crossing: New Leaf game has been placed on the front page.
- 20nd August, 2012
Promotion - XXSuperXXNintendoXx has been promoted to our newest patroller. Congrats!
- 7th August, 2012
- 22nd June, 2012
AC: Jump Out - During last night's Nintendo Direct, gameplay footage of the new Animal Crossing was shown that reveals a wealth of new information. Check out the article for more information and a video translation!
- 7th June, 2012
E3 2012 - Whilst we were expecting to see Animal Crossing: Jump Out at this year's E3, it has been absent from the press conference and the 3DS software showcase. What this means in terms of release dates and prices is currently unknown.
- 5nd June, 2012
E3 2012 - At Nintendo's E3 Conference, it has been revealed that Animal Crossing is one of the series featured in the new Wii U game, NintendoLand.
- 22nd April, 2012
Animal Crossing: Jump Out - Satoru Iwata has announced the Japanese title of AC:3DS to be Animal Crossing: Jump Out. Check out the article for more information.
- 6th April, 2012
Search Rankings - Before the rankings change, I'd just like to say that at the moment, our AC3DS page is second in a Google search for 'Animal Crossing 3DS' and first on Google UK. When searching for 'Animal Crossing Wiki', we are fifth in Google US and fourth in Google UK.
- 23th March, 2012
NIWA News - Another week another member, to co-incise with the release of Uprising, welcome Icaruspedia to the NIWA family.
- 16th March, 2012
NIWA News - It's that time again, we've got a new member of NIWA. Please welcome F-Zero Wiki to the team. FALCON PUNCH!
- 10th February, 2012
New Mainpage Layout- Nookipedia is pleased to announce a fresh change to the mainpage. A thanks to SuperAlpaca for developing the new design.
- 2nd February, 2012
Staff Changes- The Nookipedia staff team had some major changes this week in order to better reflect the activity levels of our staff members. We're happy to announce two major promotions: Sky has become the wiki's latest administrator, and SuperHamster has taken the position of Director, replacing SuperAlpaca as he takes a hiatus.
- 22nd October, 2011
Anniversary- One year ago today we set out to create the best Animal Crossing wiki on the planet. Today, we celebrate the first anniversary of Nookipedia and are pleased to see how far we have come. What we've accomplished in only one year is incredible, and it wouldn't have been possible without NIWA and all of our users. Thanks for everything, and here's to another great year! --Jake
- 10th September, 2011
- 30th August, 2011
- 22nd August, 2011
- 20th July, 2011
- 7th June, 2011
E3 News- The Wii U was shown, along with a Zelda demo to show of its HD graphics.
- 7th June, 2011
E3 News- A new trailer for Animal Crossing: New Leaf is shown on the Japanese E3 site, along with the Animal Crossing logo being among other 3DS titles coming out soon.
- 22nd May, 2011
ZW News- ZeldaWiki has revealed their brand new Vector skin. Be sure to check it out when you have the chance!
- 21st May, 2011
Notice- The experimental 'NookipediaVector' skin will be removed soon. Users who have this skin will be reverted to the default Vector skin.
- 5th May, 2011
Honored Members- The Nookipedia staff is pleased to introduce a new program available to all members. If you're interested in getting an ad-free account, you'll want to read this page to find out how to get one!
- 30th April, 2011
- 28th April, 2011
New NIWA Member- Starfy Wiki joins as the newest addition to the NIWA family. Don't forget to check them out!
- 20th April, 2011
- 20th March, 2011
Death- Joshua Paul LeJeune, aka Axiomist, has recently passed away. He was an active member of NIWA, being active on mostly Zelda Wiki and Wikirby and he will truly be missed. Nookipedia would not exist in his current form without him.
- 11th March, 2011
Statistics- In only five short months after becoming independent, Nookipedia is now well over 17,000 edits and 780,000 page views. We'd like to extend a huge thank you to all of our visitors, contributors, team members, and our friends at NIWA. Now let's head for one million page views next!
- 1st January, 2011
- 30th December, 2010
Promotion- We have a new patroller, Crazyguy20076!
- 28th December, 2010
NIWA- Metroid Wiki is back online. Our friend in the NIWA network was down for a while. If you like Metroid, check them out here.
- 10th December, 2010
NIWA- We welcome a new member to the NIWA family today, NintendoWiki!
- 1st December, 2010
Milestone- The wiki has reached a major milestone: reaching over 1,300 pages.
- 27rd November, 2010
- 25th November, 2010
- 24th November, 2010
Facebook- Nookipedia has a Facebook page! If you have a Facebook account, why not like us?
- 23rd November, 2010
Promotion- Everyone, please congratulate SnorlaxMonster for becoming our wiki's newest patroller!
- 19th November, 2010
NIWA- We are now a full member of the Nintendo Independent Wiki Alliance!
- 7th November, 2010
Merge- The merge is just about complete! However, there are still a few tasks that need to be done: create missing categories, templates, and pages that were not copied over.