Today Animal Crossing: New Horizons was released on the Nintendo Switch. It’s a super-relaxing game, and one that I’ve enjoyed since the first version came out on the Nintendo GameCube so many years ago. I love the art, the music, and the humor. But the release of this version of Animal Crossing comes when the world is struggling with the COVID-19 pandemic, and offers a much-needed respite from the uncertain and stressful real world. As you can see in the photo, Koa is taking full advantage of the massage chair while playing the game. Smart kid!