The 10 most popular stories of the day, delivered at 5pm UK time. Fans of Animal Crossing will already know that Jacques is the most popular of the birds. Eugene stands out as one of the most unique villagers out there. Sometimes bigger is better. Perhaps it’s because their proportions can’t be accurately captured in the tiny style of Animal Crossing, so their shirts look like they’re bursting at the seams and their shoulders appear stiffly broad. Nintendo did an absolute injustice to everyone’s favorite waterfowl. High Points: Rodeo, Stu, T-Bone Low Points: Angus, Coach, Vic. Most of them are good additions, but few would consider them among their favorites. You had a wolf phase that either ended gracefully by the end of elementary’s halcyon days or went partially malignant in your late high school career. Planet Coaster's console edition will be a PS5 and Xbox Series X launch title, Enjoy a 6-hour flight in real-time with economy class sim Airplane Mode from tomorrow, Microsoft Flight Simulator opens sign-ups for VR closed beta. Lily stands out as the one character who everyone seems to welcome. High Points: Tipper, Patty, Norma Low Points: Naomi. High Points: Rooney, Walt, Rooney, Marcie, Astrid Low Points: Sylvia, Carrie. Already a humdrum animal, little effort was made in making these cluckers distinct or lovable. There’s no beauty factor to them, and they’re as aware of it as we are. They at least manage to trump the mice in the rodent war. By now you’ve probably noticed that I’m not a huge fan of angry looking villagers so if that’s your thing just reverse the order. Nintendo knows this, and that’s why they made the wolf one of the rarest villager species in the original Gamecube game. There’s a je ne sais quoi about our avian friends in Animal Crossing. This guide is long. High Points: Fauna, Fuchsia, Beau, Bam, Diana, Zell, Lopez Low Points: Deirdre. So we had the idea, not to make a tier list out of every New Horizons villager, but to make a tier list for each species. Even if their house is a bit bland, it’s unique among villager designs. High Points: Nana Low Points: Tammi, Shari, Flip, Elise, Deli, Monty, Simon. Daffy, Scrooge and Donald continue to be some of my favorite characters of all time, delightfully bumbling and relatable second bananas to their rodent counterparts. It may seem simple, but it's an easy rule to forget - ensure that you fill every room with furniture, even the walls. Beyond that, though, their designs aren’t too inspired. First, however, you need to climb the Happy Home Academy ranks by learning how the HHA point system works. High Points: Knox Low Points: Benedict, Egbert, Goose, Ava. This means that when you boot up New Horizons on a Sunday morning, or any time after 5am on that day, you'll receive your new ranking, including any prizes you might have won, from the Happy Home Evaluation. I love all kinds, from the classic Holstein Friesan to the lovely pale Brown Swiss. There are some goodies here, but they rank lower as a whole. When I first started looking for my villagers, I encountered Skye. The gorillas aren’t great honestly. And how could you not? Their catchphrases are a little weird in the year of our Lord 2020. Really? All Rights Reserved. I’ve noticed over the years that the squirrels are oddly divisive. Lily the frog is one of the best villagers in the series, and Nintendo knows this—they prominently display her in much of the series’ promo work because she’s just so darn cute. High Points: Twiggy, Piper, Peck, Midge, Jacques, Jacob, Peck, Admiral Low Points: Anchovy, Lucha, Robin. It doesn't matter what model of furniture you use or whether all of the essential furniture is in the same room, you've just to ensure your house include a bed, chair, table and wardrobe. Everybody likes cats so it should come as no surprise as to how highly ranked many of these villagers are. Do you want a super cute, dancing sheep? Nibbles is a turquoise squirrel. Lottie Lynn is Eurogamer's guides writer. I have to shout her out just for that. Bears are pretty standard when in the realm of stuffed toys. Our Animal Crossing New Horizons tips can help with the basics.