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Animal Crossing: New Leaf (Nintendo 3DS)

by Nintendo
Nintendo 3DS
 Ages 3 and Over
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (314 customer reviews)
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  • Platform:   Nintendo 3DS
  • Media: Video Game
  • Item Quantity: 1

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  • ASIN: B00BCTXR5S
  • Release Date: 14 Jun 2013
  • Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (314 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 21 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)

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Welcome to Animal Crossing where, as mayor of your own town, you make the decisions that shape your town and your life. Experience a living, breathing world where new friends and new discoveries await every day, morning, noon, and night. Express yourself by customizing your character, your house, and your town as you create your own ideal world.

Animal Crossing: New Leaf is loaded with characters, items, and activities to enjoy all year long. Customise outfits in countless ways. Furnish your house with an extensive variety of furniture, carpet, and wall decorations to reflect your personality. Visit the Main Street Shopping area and Happy Home showcase. Swim in the ocean to find rare shell fish. Collect insects and fossils all year long. As mayor, make the big decisions about what build, business hours for shops, and other new ways to customize your town to your liking. Then connect with friends to show off what makes your character, your house, and your town unique.

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Nintendo 2224546 - ANIMAL CROSSING : NEW LEAF

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews
518 of 532 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I want my life back!! 3 July 2013
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I'm a married, professional, father of two and I want my life back!
I shouldn't have to water my daughters trees because she hasn't got a watering can or have to post presents to my son because he's collecting mario items.
I shouldn't be so far in debt to Tom Nook or spend so much money on a suspension bridge.
I shouldn't have to run errands for pigs or pay house visits to bears or compliment hippos on their wardrobe.
I shouldn't have to spend so much time fishing or collecting or free diving.
I really shouldn't have a compulsion to single handedly stock an entire aquarium whilst my children sell all their fish to gain bells to buy junk.
I shouldn't HAVE to do any of these things. But I DO them!!!
Every day I do them. And I can't stop it.
My wife calls it an addiction, but that's just because she can't bring herself to admit the truth. I'm actually having an affair with a bunch of pixellated animals.
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40 of 42 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best Game I've Played On My 3DS! 22 July 2013
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
I decided to buy this game on release day as I was very excited for it after playing the previous DS title "Wild World". I've decided to split the review up to make every aspect of the game easier to read!

When you first start up the game you'll recognise the guy on the tram from the other Animal Crossing titles and you receive a small tutorial on things which is good for new and old players to the game. After getting off of the train you are then confused as mayor of the town and actually made mayor! On the first day you'll set about doing things like talking to Isabelle, getting a place for your house from Tom Nook and doing a ceremony to celebrate your arrival.

You'll start out in a tent and gradually waste millions of bells upgrading your home with Tom Nook. Main Street is very similar to the Wii version that I haven't played much but includes old and new shops. To start off with you'll have the post office, photo booth, museum, nookling juction, able sisters and nook's homes. You gradually unlock more stores which will take some time and bells to unlock. Instead of Nook owning the village store he now owns the home improvement store "Nook's Homes" and the village store is now owned by Tommy and Timmy, Nooks' nephews who sell pretty much everything that's not fashion related. "Nookling Junction" is the only expandable store in the game and usually involves spending a set number of bells in the store to expand. The only shop in the actual town and not on main street is Re-Tail which allows you to sell items and put them up for sale and also customise furniture later on.

You'll be able to do all of the things you are normally able to do in the previous titles such as Fishing, Bug Catching, Talking to neighbours, Shopping and Decorating your house.
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15 of 16 people found the following review helpful
By jcp
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Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
This is the best in the series. Very well thought out and totally addictive. There is so much to do in the game - the island is brilliant with over 60 mini-games to play as well as bugs and fish to catch. New fruit is available to bring back to your town, there is a fleamarket, new shops and so many upgrades to unlock as time goes on. With so much in the game this is well worth the money. I love playing this. I look forward to my time with it every day as there is always something new to do or discover. I think this is a must buy for anyone with a DS.
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5 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Majestic 28 Jan 2014
First a confession. I played Animal Crossing on DS for a couple of hours and thought it was dreadful. I couldn't understand the appeal. I arrived in an empty, tiny town, was given a mortgage to pay off, collected some apples to pay it, and was then given a bigger mortgage. With nothing to do, I switched off.

Friends implored me to try again and so I took the opportunity with this new version on 3DS. This time, I played it 'properly', and now I get it.

Animal Crossing has lots to do, but it keeps it from you at the beginning. It's a game that rewards patience, promising something coming 'tomorrow' (by which they literally mean the next real world day). And so I had the same frustrations as before, left with nothing to do. Or so I thought. Because it's in those moments of nothingness that the game reveals itself. Suddenly you find simple pleasures in removing weeds, talking to villagers, rearranging furniture. Before you know it, the next day has arrived and the game has a new toy for you to play with.

I'm 75 hours in, and the game has still not revealed half of its secrets. Shops are still yet to open. My collection of bugs and fish awaits the next month or season to enhance. But I'm hooked and now have more than enough to occupy a gaming session of any length.

As a contrast with more traditional games, as something with fun and personality, for an accomplished gaming experience in its own right, Animal Crossing is wonderful. I'm a convert.
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107 of 120 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best entry in the series yet. 14 Jun 2013
Fun: 5.0 out of 5 stars   
New Leaf is an excellent followup to the frankly less than impressive Let's go to the city / City folk. First thing you notice on starting up the game: the music. It's the sort of music that just puts a smile on your face, nice melodies appropriate to the time of day really help you chill out which is what most people play Animal Crossing for, so definitely a plus.

The game starts very naturally, conspicuously absent is the frustrating and limiting tutorial of previous games which is a welcome change. You arrive at a new town as per usual, but this time there's a twist. Somehow, you have accidentally become the mayor of the town! You then proceed to go about your daily life as is the meat of the series; fishing, catching bugs, collecting fossils, being conned into buying forged artwork (the usual). Or you can spend your time making as much money as humanly possible to pay for the insane amount of town and home upgrades available, and buy furniture wallpaper and flooring to fill said home.

Somewhat changed from earlier games, and clearly borrowed from the Wii version is main street. Here you have many shops and services such as the Able sisters clothes, Nooks real estate and the Museum. Many more become available as you play and doing certain things upgrades the shops. Getting everything maxed will take months of daily play but it doesn't matter- you're not really bothered about that as you stroll down the beach collecting interesting shells.

Many many quality of life improvements are to be found which seem small but add up to a wonderful playing experience. Then there's the island which will probably take a standard player a week or so to unlock.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars shells collected and keep the residents I like. I have over 5million...
Everyone knows this so what can I say except that I have to play it at least once a week as I feel it's my duty to keep the town weed free, fruit fresh, shells collected and keep... Read more
Published 17 hours ago by Mrs. J. A. Birnie
5.0 out of 5 stars I was very pleased with my purchase
Item was as described. I was very pleased with my purchase.
Published 2 days ago by rosie
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent
Excellent product I gave it to my 9 year old nephew for his birthday and he absolutely loves it, in great condition thank you
Published 3 days ago by Samantha Taylor
5.0 out of 5 stars Animal crossing : New leaf ~ new life!
Animal crossing: new leaf ~ new life! As the title states, this game can take over your life, but in a good way. Read more
Published 5 days ago by blossom b
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very good
Published 5 days ago by steve
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great price, hours of fun.
Published 9 days ago by B. Robinson
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
ok
Published 9 days ago by simon crawfors
5.0 out of 5 stars Love animal crossing
Again bought for my daughter....thinks game is fabulous
Published 14 days ago by Lizzeee
5.0 out of 5 stars I love this game so much
I love this game so much! I have spent many hours playing it, but at the same time you only need to play it in short bursts. Read more
Published 20 days ago by Sehar
5.0 out of 5 stars I can't put it down
This is a very addictive game, I haven't put it down since I got it.
Would recommend it for anyone with a 3ds.
Published 23 days ago by Hobbit-fan
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