New Horizons…

You can’t seem to go more than three or four tweets without seeing a mention of the latest instalment in the Animal Crossing game franchise. Having never really been a huge Nintendo gamer (I was very much a true-blue SEGA fangirl growing up) I hadn’t ever played an Animal Crossing game before, but I might change my mind after seeing the profoundly positive impact that New Horizons seems to be having on the world.

Now more than ever, positive mental health and self care are important. As the UK begins to impose some restrictions on how and when we travel and socialise while this (hopefully shortlived) pandemic plays out, it seems perfect that a game focussed on calm exploration and peaceful coexistence be launched.

Perhaps it’s finally time I learned who K.K. Slider is…