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Hometown Story travels to North America on October 22

Hometown Story settles down in North America on October 22 for 3DS, publisher Natsume announced. Hometown Story comes from Yasuhiro Wada, the creator of Harvest Moon, and it plays off of that franchise's strengths: adorable characters conducting business and meeting people in a happy village. ...

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Hometown Story hopes to recapture that Harvest Moon magic

The Natsume booth feels more than a little out of place amid the murder and mayhem that defines the E3 show floor experience. For those weary of the pulsing music, constant explosions and gruff voice-overs blasting from every ear-level speaker in sight, Natsume's display of gentle, colorful games...

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RPG 'Mystic Chronicles' moves from iOS to PSP this summer

Natsume is localizing the PSP version of Kemco's Mystic Chronicles, a retro-style RPG developed by Kemco. Yes, Kemco's back, and has been quietly releasing RPGs on iOS and Android for a while! In fact, Mystic Chronicles was one of those mobile releases. Siliconera notes that it was called Fantasy...

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Wada's Project Happiness is now Hometown Story

"Project Happiness," the enchantingly adorable shopkeeper simulation by Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada, now has an official title: Hometown Story. The "story" in the title is meant to show the game's emphasis on meeting and learning about new townspeople by growing your shop, over simply...

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Harvest Moon celebrates 15th anniversary with PS Plus sale

To celebrate Harvest Moon's 15th anniversary, five classic Natsume games are on sale through the week for PlayStation Plus members, running 50 - 75 percent off. The sale includes Adventures To Go!, Harvest Moon: Boy and Girl, Innocent Life: A Futuristic Harvest Moon and Reel Fishing: The Great...

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Retail therapy: Wada's 'Project Happiness' is a shopkeeper's life

Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada and publisher Natsume revealed their next project together at E3. "Project Happiness" is a new IP in which you run a shop in a small village, buying and selling items to improve the shop and learning the stories of all the customers who come in over the years....

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Harvest Moon creator working on new IP 'Project Happiness' for Natsume

Talking to us at GDC about his new company Toybox, Harvest Moon creator Yasuhiro Wada hinted at upcoming announcements for E3. Today, Natsume revealed that Toybox will develop a new IP codenamed "Project Happiness," with Natsume publishing the unknown game in North America and Rising Star Games...

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Start (farm) fresh in Harvest Moon: A New Beginning for 3DS

On the 15th anniversary year of the North American debut of Harvest Moon, Natsume will introduce a new 3DS edition of the farming game with features never seen before – you know, to keep the vegetation from growing stale. Harvest Moon: A New Beginning puts an emphasis on customization,...

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ESA members asked individually about SOPA, some respond

Rock, Paper, Shotgun collaborated in obtaining responses. The Entertainment Software Association's support of the "Stop Online Piracy Act" has led us to ask every member of the video game industry's lobbying and political group to publicly declare its stance on the bill. The ESA's...

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Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns headed to DS and 3DS

Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns will launch simultaneously on the DS and 3DS in North America this summer. A 3DS Harvest Moon was previously revealed, but we weren't aware of the dual platform launch. The latest Harvest Moon plot revolves around two towns torn apart by a rivalry over food....

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