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Pokemon Gold and Silver recreated in Animal Crossing: New Horizons

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An Animal Crossing: New Horizons (opens in new tab) player has recreated the world of Pokemon Gold and Silver on their own island, in what has to be one of the most impressive constructions on Nintendo's recently released life simulator sequel so far. 

The exhaustively detailed reconstruction, which you can see for yourself in the video below, contains everything you remember from the original Gameboy Colour games, right down to the Poké Balls you can interact with, as well as Trainers.

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The end of the video (first spotted by Nintendo Life (opens in new tab)) also shows all of the design tiles used to build Johto (the setting of Pokemon Gold and Silver) from scratch, though these are sadly not yet available for public use on your own Animal Crossing island at the moment. 

This is hardly the first time an Animal Crossing: New Horizons player has gone the extra mile since Nintendo launched the title last month. Some have held Tom Nook's nephews hostage (opens in new tab) in an attempt to pay off their mortgage, while others have given us some of the best Animal Crossing: New Horizons memes (opens in new tab) that Nook Miles can buy.  

For help making sure your island looks just the way you want it to, check out our guide to the best Animal Crossing: New Horizons design codes (opens in new tab), which you can download straight to your game without having to lay a finger on those pesky digital paint brushes. 

See what else is on Nintendo's horizon with our guide to upcoming Switch games (opens in new tab), or watch the video below for our 60 second review of Animal Crossing: New Horizons.

Alex Avard
Alex Avard

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