Animal Crossing: New Leaf (known in Japan as Animal Crossing: Jump Out) is a simulation game for the Nintendo 3DS, and an installment in the Animal Crossing series. Developed by EAD and published by Nintendo, the game was released November 8, 2012 in Japan, June 9, 2013 in North America, and June 14 in Europe.         
In Animal Crossing, the player can design their own house, make friends with town neighbors, go shopping, fishing, bug catching, swimming at the town beach, and many other activities. One can also rise up to the ranks of mayor in the town, complete with an eager secretary.  
In comparison to other games of the series, there will be more villagers as well as more fish and bugs to catch. While decorating houses, items can now be placed on walls as opposed to just on tables and floors. Characters' pants can now be changed as well as shirts and hats.
The game has recieved universally positive reviews. Metacritic and GameRankings has scores of 88 and 87.30%, making this game the highest rated game of all the Animal Crossing games. IGN rated the game a 9.6.
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