The best games about home are the ones that make you leave it

There's something comforting about games that mirror the everyday rituals of departure and return, the rhythms of our real lives.

The new Animal Crossing game will let you choose your skin tone

Finally, Nintendo's popular anthropomorphic town games will allow you to be something besides white—or tan.

Want to listen to Animal Crossing music all day?

Sometimes, your workday just needs the kind of pastoral background music that makes you feel like you live in a village full of animals, right? Nintendo's popular Animal Crossing lets you make your living through labor no more complex than collecting shells, fishing, and shaking trees for surprises, which fills one with simple longing. Read the rest