With Animal Crossing: New Leaf celebrates Nintendo's animal small town life has its premiere on the 3DS. What distinguishes the recent series shoot and if he could pull us under his spell once more reveals the test.
Feeder to City HallAlso in New Leaf decides to move players in an idyllic small town with familiar faces and bodies: Real Estate Raccoon Nook cares as usual to build houses, drag and rip operate the grocery store, the Hedgehog Ladies Sina and Tina tailoring while owl Eugene once more managed the Museum . , but this time it is not only one of the residents but equal Mayor of animal community. As such, you can place orders or regulations enacted to take effect eg on shop opening times, price levels or even beyond the local cleanliness of their own land construction projects. In addition, you can even design a town flag, compose a city melody or reprimand problem citizens. Except for the choice of the next, as always largely financed out of pocket embellishment in the form of fountains, benches and cafes you have but little to do as mayor something and even with urban design and development, there are no obligations or requirements. A story or a game not end there.
Stress not onlyYou can do what you want, when you want. It is only necessary that, in parallel to the real time events also change the day and year in the game - in real-time: Taking early in the morning on his 3DS, is also in the game early in the morning and most of the inhabitants, unless otherwise prescribed, be still in the springs. In the evening, it begins to dawn in the game, ripe summer fruits zoom in autumn sprouting mushrooms, etc. Also, seasonal festivals and birthdays are celebrated, tournaments and discounts organized, opened new facilities or expanded. Depending on the time of day and season you can catch various fish and insects. First and record catches are thereby held in fishing books and, like always next fossil finds and acquired works of art in city-owned museum exhibit. Whoever is happy to get creative, can also have its own clothes and fabrics Upholstery design. Even in the parks you can lend a hand and make disturbing trees, or planting new flowers and implement a water well. Fruits and beets can be harvested, picked up seashells on the shores, dormant minerals are mined stones.
SocializeFor party animals, there is even a night club and the model village you can see the homes of others via StreetPass Met player survey, visit the snooze house even strangers worldwide cities. But common city tours, shopping or correspondence are still only possible among friends. Törtel only on the tropical island you can with like-minded people from all over the country to meet and have fun. So you can talk via text chat, present its most extravagant outfits or linger with different, even alone absolvierbaren mini games such as hide and seek, grave memory or Praise diving. Actually a nice pastime - but the mini games are mostly just variations otherwise repeatedly exercised activities and overall not very spectacular. Also matchmaking and communication capabilities are rather modest. Nevertheless, the island is always good for a visit, even if only to check the current offer souvenir or to listen to the heart-rending vocal arts of the ferryman.
Charming MonotonyOtherwise, the babble of fellow sounds more like hasty Tastaturgetippe. The background music is so relaxed and loose as the game itself is also always discover attention to detail and interactive features, such as furnishings or that one begins to stumble, if you stay on your feet for too long.
Also the AI with a neighbor grow their sayings and quirks to the heart. They visited each other, making each other gifts, and even leads correspondence. Implemented with the screenshot function can also hold each event figuratively, and then publish to transfer images via Twitter, Facebook or Tumblr. Nevertheless, the daily routines become more seasoned, the monotonous activities, the less surprises. Above all, the series is offered to connoisseurs little new. Moreover, it would have been nice to be able to come together with more than three other players. The range of Community activities is much too low in the long term. This one would just be creative here, create features, can tear down barriers.