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4:30 PM on 08.28.2012

Holy Cow: Harvest Moon: A New Beginning anniversary ed.

To celebrate the 15th anniversary of Harvest Moon in North America, Natsume is bringing out an anniversary edition of upcoming 3DS game Harvest Moon: A New Beginning. This anniversary edition features a huge twelve inch Harve...

Dale North

6:00 PM on 08.01.2012

Pre-order Harvest Moon: A New Beginning, get a yak

The noble yak, one of nature's finest and most beautiful creatures, can now be yours in plushie form. Natsume is offering one of these adorable stuffed yaks with every GameStop pre-order bonus of Harvest Moon: A New Beginning...

Holly Green

1:00 PM on 07.03.2012

Harvest Moon inspired by violent videogames

Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada has revealed the driving inspiration for his charming, non-threatening, family friendly games -- violence. According to the developer, the wealth of violent videogames on the market dri...

Jim Sterling



E3: Interview: Yasuhiro Wada on 'Project Happiness' photo
E3: Interview: Yasuhiro Wada on 'Project Happiness'
by Chad Concelmo

Interviewing the creator of the Harvest Moon series was one of my highlights of E3. In fact, it may have been the highlight. Yasuhiro Wada is an amazing, talented person with an unbelievably refreshing attitude about videogames.

Sitting down with him, we talked about his favorite Harvest Moon game, his thoughts on the first-person shooters flooding the market, and, most importantly, his brand new, secret project: codenamed "Project Happiness."

I seriously love this guy.

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6:00 PM on 09.11.2011

Grasshopper loses two visionaries

Last year Yasuhiro Wada and Yoshiro Kimura, creators of Harvest Moon and Little King's Story, respectively, joined Suda51's Grasshopper Manufacture. It was an exciting addition to the company. Both producers had previously be...

Fraser Brown

2:20 PM on 06.01.2011

E3: Natsume's line-up announced

Natsume has sent along their E3 floor line-up this morning. They say they'll be showing off 4 games for the July 7-9 event: Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny for the PlayStation 3 and Wii, Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns for...

Dale North

11:00 PM on 05.16.2011

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny coming to US on PS3, Wii

Fans of the Rune Factory series have been waiting some time to hear if the latest release in the series, Rune Factory: Oceans would see release outside of Japan. Finally, some good news on that front. In a statement...

Conrad Zimmerman

11:40 AM on 04.07.2011

Harvest Moon game announced for the 3DS

Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns is coming to North America, and will be released simultaneously on both the Nintendo DS and the 3DS. Natsume teased this announcement yesterday on their Facebook page, and now we have the o...

Dale North

10:00 AM on 10.07.2010

Rune Factory 3 has gone gold, releases November 9th

This news may not be exciting to most of you, but I'm the one who gets to write the blog posts and I love Rune Factory. So it pleases me to let you know that Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon is all finished up and ...

Conrad Zimmerman

9:00 AM on 08.15.2010

Harvest Moon 64 not coming to the Virtual Console

Look, you either love Harvest Moon or you haven't played it yet. The people in the former group would most likely point towards Harvest Moon 64 in order to get the people in the latter group started on the series. It's one of...

Matthew Razak