Natsume - News

May2017

  • News Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Plants Itself on PS4

    Save the homeland, save the dream

    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Western release of the original Harvest Moon game, developer Natsume has announced Harvest Moon: Light of Hope for PlayStation 4, the first Harvest Moon game to grace a Sony platform since the excellently-named Harvest Moon: Boy & Girl launched on the PSP back in 2007...

March2017

  • Video Can Harvest Moon Still Promise a Wonderful Life on PS4?

    The best barn none?

    Poor old Harvest Moon's had its thunder stolen by Stardew Valley somewhat, hasn't it? A Wonderful Life launched as a PS2 Classic on the PlayStation 4 this week, and we captured the super slow first 15 minutes so that you can see how it looks on Sony's new-gen console. It's definitely dated, but it's got a certain charm don't you...

  • News Harvest Moon Sows a Wonderful Life on PS4

    PS2 Classic arrives on PS4

    Poor old Harvest Moon – we'd be doing cartwheels over the re-release of A Wonderful Life on the PlayStation 4 as a PlayStation 2 Classic if it hadn't been gazumped by Stardew Valley. As it happens, this isn't quite the hype-inducing release that Natsume perhaps may have been hoping for. Nevertheless,

January2017

November2012

  • News Bonkers Kissing Simulator Chulip Puckers Up for PS3

    Mwah

    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...

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October2009

  • News 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..

July2009

June2009

  • News 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..

May2009