10 snowy video games to make you feel that December chill

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf

You’ve been so absorbed in Animal Crossing: Pocket Camp for the last month that you probably forgot all about your old friends in Animal Crossing: New Leaf. But they’re there, and they’ve hung lights on the evergreens, written their letters to Jingle, and wondered where the heck their Mayor was to help them get the final preparations in order. Winter is a great time to revisit New Leaf for the snowy atmosphere, as well as a bit of festive cheer. That’s especially true if you have an old Santa outfit stashed away from the previous year!

If you do return to New Leaf, it might be difficult to avoid the worries of a long to-do list from needy animals who want your attention. Take a deep breath, and forget about it. Enjoy wandering the streets of your city in a gentle snowfall as tinkling, festive music plays around you and lights glisten from the trees. Stop into Brewster’s for a to-go cup of hot coffee, and dress up in some snow boots and a warm coat while you converse with the neighbors. It’s a great way to enjoy winter.