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A Girl Demands An Explanation From Nintendo After Making This Sexist Discovery

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A Girl Demands An Explanation From Nintendo After Making This Sexist Discovery

A seven-year-old girl recently caused an internet buzz when she noticed that the female and male models of several outfits cost different amounts in the game Animal Crossing: New Horizons. We take a look at what the girl discovered, and what it’s really like, according to our investigation.

THE REMARK OF A YOUNG GIRL WHO IGNITES THE WEB

A 7-year-old girl named Oakley was playing Animal Crossing: New Horizons when she decided it was time to buy a new outfit for her character. Her brother had also previously purchased an outfit for his male character, and when the girl decided to buy the same outfit for the female character, she realized that the “girl” outfit was more expensive than the “boy” one.

The seven-year-old girl was taken aback by the news and asked her mother, Ashley, why there was a price difference between the two outfits.

THE REACTION OF THE GIRL’S MOTHER

Ashley didn’t know what to say to her daughter, so the girl decided to take matters into her own hands, writing a letter to Nintendo. The letter, which you can find below, was shared on social media:

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Ashley took the opportunity to address the issue of the pink tax, which is still relevant to her. The “pink tax” refers to the difference in price between products and services intended for women and those intended for men, to the detriment of female consumers. In 2012, a survey by Forbes magazine concluded that being a woman in the United States costs on average $1,400 more than being a man, due to pricing policies based on gender marketing. Oakley’s mother, therefore, took the opportunity to link her family’s discovery to the pink tax.

Oakley’s story has already been around the internet, and many people have praised the girl’s critical spirit, but also her willingness to understand, born out of her feeling of injustice. But then, what is it really? A male garment in Animal Crossing: New Horizons is it really cheaper than the same model in the female category?

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Nintendo confirms new features on the way for Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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Nintendo confirms new features on the way for Animal Crossing: New Horizons

We bring really interesting statements related to one of the most prominent video games in the Nintendo Switch catalog. It is indeed Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

The following message was shared by the president of Nintendo of America, Doug Bowser. With these words, they have confirmed that they plan more news for the title for the future.

When asked why the game was not at E3 2021, this is what he said:

While we didn’t talk about this [during the Nintendo Direct at E3 2021], we absolutely have plans to make sure that the 33 million people who have islands have new and fun activities to participate in. Stay tuned for what’s on the way.

While this doesn’t constitute an announcement, and there’s no telling what he meant by that, it gives Animal Crossing players the chance to breathe

The phrase “new and fun activities” is key here. Bowser could be hinting at something big, but at the very least, it’s something Animal Crossing players haven’t seen before.

There is a lot of speculation as to what those activities could be, but for now, Animal Crossing players will need to be patient. On the bright side, Nintendo heard the cries and answered them. The future of Animal Crossing is bright.

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ANIMAL CROSSING NEW HORIZONS BECOMES A LEGO DIORAMA

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ANIMAL CROSSING NEW HORIZONS BECOMES A LEGO DIORAMA

After conquering gamers and becoming a worldwide pop phenomenon, Animal Crossing New Horizons has now also conquered fans of the famous Danish bricks thanks to the work of OrangeTeam, one of the most active LEGO User Groups (LUG) and officially recognized by LEGO.

More than 6,000 bricks and three months of construction in full lockdown, which saw the birth of a diorama of an Animal Crossing New Horizons island with the most iconic characters of the video game, from the musician dog K.K. Slider to the seagull sailor Gulliver.

A real island with all the elements that fans of the series have come to know: from the workbench to the trees, up to an inevitable bonfire with benches ready to welcome the Islanders. Despite the complications of the lockdown, after three months of work Animal Crossing New Horizons has finally arrived in the real world, and in addition to the characters already created other characters such as Tom Nook will soon be arriving on LEGO Island.

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Practical construction guides will soon be arriving on the official OrangeTeamLug channels, allowing you to faithfully reproduce the characters that have entered the collective imagination in the year since the game’s release. Animal Crossing New Horizons has sold over 35 million copies since March 2020.

 

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How to find the island of sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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How to find the island of sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

One of the things you can spend the most hours on in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, apart from decorating your island, is completing all the museum collections: artwork, fish, bugs, fossils, and so on.

Well, this time we are going to talk about an extremely rare and coveted type of fish, the shark. This animal, which is quite large and very rare. With the arrival of summer, sharks begin to appear, whose presence will continue during the months of June, July, and August. These can be found at sea between 4:00 p.m. and 9:00 a.m. generally.

  • The great white shark – 15,000 bells – caught between 4 pm and 9 am
  • Hammerhead shark – 8,000 bells – caught between 4 pm and 9 am
  • Saw shark – 12,000 bells – caught between 4 pm and 9 am
  • Whale shark – 13,000 bells- caught all-day

How to find the island of sharks in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

To get to the aforementioned "island of sharks" , it is necessary to go to Dodo Airlines during the dates mentioned above, visit a random island and wait for luck. We will identify this special island if we see that, in the center, there is a kind of "mountain" with three different elevations surrounded by a lake. It has a probability of occurrence of between 0.5-1% and can only be visited once a day.

  • To get to the aforementioned “island of sharks”, it is necessary to go to Dodo Airlines during the dates mentioned above, visit a random island and wait for luck. We will identify this special island if we see that, in the center, there is a kind of “mountain” with three different elevations surrounded by a lake.
  • It has a probability of occurrence of between 0.5-1% and can only be visited once a day.
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