For other meanings see animal crossing (disambiguation). 50x40pxthis article needs additional citations for verification. please help improve this article by adding citations to reliable sources. unsourced material may be challenged and removed. animal crossing 200pxgenres life simulationdevelopers nintendo, hal laboratorypublishers nintendofirst release animal crossingapril 14, 2001latest release animal crossing: new leafnovember 8, 2012 animal crossing (どうぶつの森, dōbutsu no mori, lit.