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News: Bonkers Kissing Simulator Chulip Puckers Up for PS3

Bonkers Kissing Simulator Chulip Puckers Up for PS3

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Utterly insane PlayStation 2 snogging simulator Chulip is set to get a re-release, if an ESRB rating is to be believed. The loopy love ‘em up originally released in North America back in 2007 – almost five years after it first debuted in Japan. The adventure game – which was eventually brought overseas by Natsume – sees you stomping...

News: Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Washes Up Next Month

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Washes Up Next Month

27th September in North America

Natsume has announced its PlayStation Move-compatible farming RPG (yes really) Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny will see release on 27th September all across North America. The release marks the first time the Rune Factory series has appeared on PS3, and the first time Natsume has released a farming title on a home...

News: Natsume Preparing 'Highly-Anticipated' PlayStation 3 Title For E3

Natsume Preparing 'Highly-Anticipated' PlayStation 3 Title For E3

Natsume's bringing lots of titles to E3, but one of those games is yet to be announced

According to Siliconera, the "highly anticipated Wii and PlayStation 3" title might be a localisation of Rune Factory Oceans. We, err, we don't really know much about Rune Factory Oceans, but the commenters on Siliconera are literally flipping out with excitement. Good news?

Rumour: Natsume to Show Off Rune Factory: Oceans at E3

Natsume to Show Off Rune Factory: Oceans at E3

Farming comes to PS3 at last

Harvest Moon's RPG spin-off series Rune Factory has been a Nintendo-only affair in the West so far, but Japanese PS3 owners have recently got to grips with Rune Factory: Oceans. So far there's been no word on a Western translation for the HD, Move-enabled farming RPG, but Natsume has just dropped a fairly big hint the...

News: Harvest Moon: Hero Of Leaf Valley Heading To European PSPs This Year

Harvest Moon: Hero Of Leaf Valley Heading To European PSPs This Year

Rising Star Games has confirmed that the PSP farm 'em up, Harvest Moon: Hero Of Leaf Valley, will hit European PSPs this year

It's a typical Harvest Moon affair, with inhabitants of Leaf Valley working together to save the dwelling from ruin. Naturally you'll be growing crops, raising animals, and earning the trust of the locals. The game's due this "Winter", but Rising Star wouldn't be..

News: Afrika Finally Hits The USA, We Get Our Preorder On

Afrika Finally Hits The USA, We Get Our Preorder On

Afrika is finally out in the USA

The game hasn't really been treated with the respect it deserves (hey, even if it's rubbish, worse games get better treatment) after Sony only released the snap-em-up in Japan, despite interest from around the world. Natsume have handled the game's port (kudos to them) and basically announced out of the blue today that the game is out in the US."We are very..

News: Afrika Looking At Slightly Cheaper Price Point

Afrika Looking At Slightly Cheaper Price Point

Thank goodness Afrika is coming out

We know it probably won't be everyone's cup of tea, but it something we wanted on store shelves to at the very least try for ourselves. We get really bored with the "typical" releases y'see. With Natsume releasing the game in America - no word on Europe yet - at the very least we know there'll be an English language version of the photography game..

News: The North American Release Of Afrika Will Include Trophies

The North American Release Of Afrika Will Include Trophies

Speaking with Siliconera, Graham Markay - the VP of Natsume, who are publishing Sony's Afrika in North America - has confirmed that one of the few tweaks being made to the game is trophy support

When prompted for changes he responded:First and foremost there is going to be a trophy system, which wasn’t in the Asian release or Japanese release. There have been other suggestions from us and other..

News: Afrika Is Finally Coming To The USA

Afrika Is Finally Coming To The USA

Sony's snap-em-up edutainment photography title Afrika has finally gotten a Western publisher in Natsume

It was thought National Geographic Games would publish the title but the game had dropped off the radar in recent months. Until today an IGN article has built our Afrika hype all over again. There's no release date as of yet but hopefully E3 will bring word.