This page lists and describes the various Famicom and NES games that have been included in various versions of Animal Crossing games.
These are from various Nintendo series, specifically: Balloon Fight, Clu Clu Land, Donkey Kong, Golf (Nintendo), Pinball (Nintendo), Tennis (Nintendo), Baseball (Nintendo), Wario, Punch-Out!!, Ice Climber, Mario, Zelda, Excite and Soccer (Nintendo)
Note that some of the featured series might have additional links to the Animal Crossing series. See specific link pages for details.
Dobutsu no Mori
April 14, 2001
The original Nintendo 64 Animal Crossing game included seven Famicom games, obtainable as items in various random ways, such as Tom Nook's Monthly Raffle, Crazy Redd's, as present from a neighbor, treasure hunts, birthday presents, etc.
Dobutsu no Mori+
December 14, 2001
The GameCube version of the game added a new game obtainable randomly, plus 2 more only obtainabe on "the Island", accessed by connecting the Game Boy Advance to the GameCube. The game's code also features 9 more normally unavailable games, though 6 of them were released through Nintendo's giveaways and one more was given to players that used a service to transfer data from the Nintendo 64 game to the GameCube game. The remaining two are unavailable without hacking. So, the featured games are (with new games in bold):
- Balloon Fight
- Clu Clu Land
- Donkey Kong
- Donkey Kong Jr. Math
- Gomoku Narabe Renju (non-fictional game)
- Clu Clu Land D
- Donkey Kong Jr.
- Donkey Kong 3
- Mahjong (non-fictional game)
- Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream
- Super Mario Bros.
Special service game:
September 15, 2002
The western adaptation of Dobutsu no Mori+ includes the same number of games as the Japanese game, however Gomoku Narabe Renju was replaced by ExciteBike, Mahjong was replaced by Soccer and the Famicom Disk System version of The Legend of Zelda was replaced by its NES version (thoguh it remained unavailable). This time Super Mario Bros. was not made available through giveaway, though two of the games unreleased in Dobutsu no Mori+ were made available as e-Reader cards. The finally included games are:
The Japanese version, Dobutsu no Mori e+, features the same exact games, though the two e-Reader games and the two unobtainable ones were removed, since were left unused.
Rights for all the involved series are held by Nintendo.