Rune Factory 3 Coming November 9th

By Ishaan . October 7, 2010 . 8:35am Rise and shine! Natsume just shot out a press release announcing that Rune Factory 3 is coming to North America on November 9th. Here, we even have a quote from Natsume president, Hiro Maekawa.


“We can’t wait for Rune Factory 3 to hit stores next month so players can experience this thrilling new chapter in the Rune Factory saga.


It’s loaded with content: great new characters, more than a hundred challenging quests, and an all-new multiplayer mode! It’s one of the deepest and richest RPG experiences you can find on the DS!”


In addition to the multiplayer, Rune Factory 3 lets you transform into a monster to tackle dungeons. You can also take villagers you’re friendly with along with you as part of a party.


No pre-order bonus has been announced for Rune Factory 3 yet, but the last time we spoke to Natsume, we were told it was under consideration. We’ll keep our eyes peeled for any announcements on this front.

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  • Yusaku_Matsuda70s

    I was excited for this game as soon as I saw it. It looked like such a huge improvement over Rune Factory 2, which threw me off with the 2 generation thing.

    I’m glad to see this game is finally getting a release here, but I don’t have a DS anymore… T_T

    • WHY NOT!? ask a friend one! buy one used, steal your little brother’s, you cant let this one go! its a lot better than rune factory 2!

      • Yusaku_Matsuda70s

        Yea, maybe I should. One of the reasons I bought a DS was for Rune Factory 2.

  • eliel

    sweet to hear this coming out next month definitely gona have enough time to pre order ^_^

  • *runs in and squees*

  • PersonaBull

    This just made my day so great. I just got a new DSi yesterday because my old brick DS’s right button decided to cease functioning. I was hesitant, since the 3DS will be here in about half a year, but CLEARLY I made the right choice! <3

  • vadde939

    Too bad Rising Star will take AN ETERNITY with the PAL release. Definately importing this. Region free consoles are so awesome.

  • I played the 3rd game in JP, and it’s easily the best RF on the DS (Haven’t played Frontier yet). Everything is faster, combat is more interesting, and tons of new mechanics to make things better.

    • Non-related question: I’ve always liked your display picture….but where is it from? haha~

      • A character named Hanyuu from the VN/anime called Higurashi no Naku Koro Ni. She’s one of the protagonists in the second season, called Higurashi no naku koro ni kai.

  • Joanna

    Oh man, why are all the awesome DS games coming out in November?! My wallet is already weeping.

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