Post 49271

Plush Pig Packaged With Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands Pre-Orders

By Spencer . October 14, 2009 . 2:36pm

Natsume has a habit of giving out plushies as pre-order bonuses for their Harvest Moon games.

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Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming Rushes Into Stores In August

By Spencer . July 30, 2009 . 9:55pm

Natsume dropped us a line with news that Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming is coming out in a few weeks. We didn’t get a final release date, but most retailers plan to stock it in the last week of August.

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Natsume Confirms Harvest Moon: Magic Melody Wii-make Is Coming

By Spencer . July 23, 2009 . 10:46am

After seeing the Gamestop release schedule I asked Natsume if the list was accurate. And it is!

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Havest Moon: Magical Melody Wii-make Heading Stateside?

By Spencer . July 20, 2009 . 5:22am

Natsume squeaked Harvest Moon: Magical Melody out on the Gamecube near the end of its life span. By the time Rising Star Games prepared to bring it to Europe the Wii was in full swing.

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Harvest Moon: Sugartown Stealth Announced For PSP

By Spencer . June 5, 2009 . 7:31am

Natsume plans on releasing five Harvest Moon games this year including Harvest Moon: Sugartown which was shown in their E3 booklet with a Q4 2009 release window.

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Natsume Working On WiiWare Harvest Moon

By Spencer . May 28, 2009 . 2:59pm

Natsume sent over a list of E3 games and it had a few surprises like Harvest Moon: My Little Shop. It’s a localized version of Harvest Moon Series: Ranch Story which Marvelous released on WiiWare a few weeks ago.

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This Year’s Harvest Moon Games Are…

By Spencer . May 21, 2009 . 9:41am

Natsume has more Harvest Moon games slated for 2009 and these aren’t puzzle spin-offs. Harvest Moon: Animal Parade and Harvest Moon: Sunshine Islands stick to what the series is known for crops and cuddly creatures.

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WiiWare Harvest Moon Squeezes Out Vegetable Expansion Pack

By Spencer . April 28, 2009 . 9:00am

Harvest Moon Series: Ranch Store with its paper cutout characters just came out in Japan. Marvelous plans to expand the game beyond egg painting with downloadable content.

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Harvest Moon Gets WiiWare Farm Store Spinoff

By Spencer . March 6, 2009 . 6:29am

Marvelous’ first WiiWare game won’t be their furtive project only known as Discipline. On April 29 Harvest Moon Series: Ranch Store will arrive on WiiWare in Japan. Take note of the “series” word in the title. This game doesn’t follow the standard formula of farming and getting married.   In Harvest Moon Series: Ranch Store […]

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Here’s What Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming Is

By Spencer . February 17, 2009 . 10:47am

Earlier this month we discovered Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming. I thought it was a localized version of Harvest Moon: Sparkling Sun and Companions a Natsume insider in the comments (no kidding!) told us that was wrong. So, what is Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming?   A follow up to Puzzle de Harvest Moon.   Harvest Moon: […]

Post 27503

Natsume Farming More Harvest Moon

By Spencer . February 4, 2009 . 1:45pm

Natsume working on another Harvest Moon game? No way! It looks like the publisher who tirelessly localizes Harvest Moon games for North America has another one on deck according to retail leak by good old Gamefly. They have Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming in their system slated to come out late spring-ish on the Nintendo DS. […]

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Where To Go Next: Rune Factory

By Ishaan . January 18, 2009 . 2:11pm

It isn’t very often that you get the feeling a game has been made just for you.   I can count the number of games that have made me feel that way ever since I started gaming on one hand. One of these games happens to be the original Rune Factory on DS.   Here’s […]

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Harvest Moon Used To Sell Coffee Creamer

By Spencer . January 7, 2009 . 11:29am

I imagine a late December brainstorming session at Marvelous went something like this… Harvest Moon has cows. Cows make milk. Nakazawa Foods sells dairy products. !!! Get them on the phone right now!   While we’ll never know what truly happened between Nakazawa Foods and Marvelous the result is the same. Harvest Moon’s cuddly farm […]

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The Creator Of Harvest Moon Inside Harvest Moon

By Spencer . December 16, 2008 . 7:59am

Yasuhiro Wada, the man behind the Harvest Moon games and current President of Marvelous Interactive, cleared time out of his day to make a cameo in Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness. The tribal tower guard known as Wada is based on the creator of the Harvest Moon series. Wada-san, to the best of my knowledge, […]

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Harvest Moon Sweetens PSPs In March (Update)

By Spencer . December 12, 2008 . 6:36am

The Nintendo DS is absolutely saturated with Harvest Moon games. This past year Marvelous introduced Harvest Moon: Sun and Group of Friends in February and next week Harvest Moon: Welcome! Bazaar of Wind comes out in Japan. So, it’s time for Marvelous to move to another system and they chose the PSP. This isn’t the […]

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