Animal Crossing: New Leaf

Year: 2012

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: Nintendo

Country: Japan

Genre: Life simulation, role-playing

Platform: Nintendo 3DS

Animal Crossing: New Leaf

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Animal Crossing: New Leaf is the fourth main game title in the popular life simulation Animal Crossing series. The player character is a human villager who moves to a town full of anthropomorphic animals and is eventually able to become mayor. The game is played in real-time based on the internal clock in the 3DS and this has an effect on the in-game events like seasons and holidays.

LGBTQ references in this game:





Villager Flirting



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See also QRM’s entry for this game