It is time to rekindle the notion of netizens – upstanding internet citizens that band collectively to tackle significant world wide troubles, writes Annalee Newitz
26 August 2020
IT Commenced with Animal Crossing: New Horizons, the anodyne relaxed activity the place you are on an island populated by adorable, conversing animals. You can go fishing for bits and bobs, or try out out other gentle pursuits like fossil accumulating, searching and chatting with your buddies. Introduced for the Nintendo Swap in March, just as the coronavirus was spreading across the environment, it became an massive strike and carries on to be a cultural obsession.
Shoot-em-all video games like Fortnite are continue to well-known throughout what some Californians are calling “the ronie times”, but Animal Crossing is the …