Animal Crossing: New Horizons player designs an underground Gyroid fight club

Digging up a gyroid fragment in Animal Crossing: New Horizons
(Image credit: Nintendo)

One Animal Crossing: New Horizons player has created a secret Gyroid fight club in jock villager Peewee’s house. 

Shared to the Animal Crossing dedicated subreddit, one player posted a video of Peewee’s requested "elite sports gym" however not all is as it seems as the camera pans around and reveals a "totally not illegal Gyroid boxing ring." 

This very clever design features climbing walls, a water cooler, a punching bag - oh and a couple of partition walls which disguise the potentially unethical fight club. What makes this design so good though is the pro wrestling match wallpaper and shady Gyroid manning the table at the entrance sitting next to a bag of bells. 

We’ve seen a number of amazing designs made in the Animal Crossing: New Horizons - Happy Home Paradise DLC recently, with some of our other favourites being Pippy’s 7/11 store - which featured all of the real-life convenience store branding in it - as well as the other player who utilised the custom polish effects tool in the interior design expansion adding Soot Sprites to a house similar to Satsuki and Mei’s home from My Neighbor Totoro.  

In more positive Gyroid news, following the Animal Crossing: New Horizons 2.04 update - which fixed the naked villager glitch - Gyroid fragments have begun washing up on island beaches, making it even easier to pick them up every day. What should you do with all the Gyroids you find, you ask? Why not create a Gyroid model village for them to retire in once their boxing careers have come to an end?

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Hope Bellingham
News Writer

After studying Film Studies and Creative Writing at university, I was lucky enough to land a job as an intern at Player Two PR where I helped to release a number of indie titles. I then got even luckier when I became a Trainee News Writer at GamesRadar+ before being promoted to a fully-fledged News Writer after a year and a half of training.  My expertise lies in Animal Crossing: New Horizons, cozy indies, and The Last of Us, but especially in the Kingdom Hearts series. I'm also known to write about the odd Korean drama for the Entertainment team every now and then.