Animal Crossing coming to 3DS in early 2013

Nintendo's beloved living-in-debt simulator is coming back in "early 2013," the publisher has announced. The long-awaited 3DS entry in the Animal Crossing series was first announced in 2010, but little has been revealed about the game since. One of the new features for the still-untitled game is the ability to be the mayor.

For a lengthy look at the game, check out this developer roundtable from last year: