As many of you guessed, the "highly anticipated" PlayStation 3 and Wii game from Natsume is… Rune Factory: Oceans! Siliconera can exclusively confirm that’s the case because Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny is on its way to North America.
“We know our loyal fans have been patiently awaiting news of a North American release for Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny, so we are thrilled to announce that the latest entry in the fan-favorite series is on its way. Better still, this entry is coming to both the Wii and PlayStation 3,” said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume. “Featuring a vast region to explore, a wonderful cast of characters, and a huge variety of activities to enjoy, Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny is sure to make waves!”
Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny follows Aden and Sonja two islanders from Fenith Island who find their home has mysteriously changed. With the help of the island moving golem Ymir, these two heroes will travel the seas, battle monsters, and grow crops. Did we mention their souls are trapped inside the same body? If you didn’t know that check out our Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny interview with producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto.
Natsume plans to release Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny on PlayStation 3 and Wii later this year, after the game makes a debut at E3.