- Also Known As
- Rune Factory: Oceans
- Number of Players
- 1 (Single Player)
- Release Date
- 11th Oct 2011
- 25th May 2012
- 24th Feb 2011
- Also Available On
- Controller Support
- Feature Support
The newest edition of the Rune Factory saga finally makes it's début on the PlayStation 3. Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny starts the story off without much explanation or details; all you know is somehow two friends, Aden and Sonja, have become trapped in the same body in an odd parallel world. With plenty of help from the friendly...
Hit the waves
Rising Star Games has attached a 25th May European release date to its upcoming PS3 exclusive farming simulator, Rune Factory Oceans (also known as Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny). The agricultural RPG – which launched in North America and Japan last year – challenges you to run a farm, while also adventuring the high seas in...
Rune Factory: Oceans — known as Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny in North America — is coming to Europe in 2012 courtesy of Rising Star Games. The Move-enabled farming title is down for a Q2 release in the publisher's latest schedule. Interestingly RSG isn't bringing over the Wii version, which is all-but identical. You can read our Rune...
Not yet ripe
In August we reported that Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny would see release on 27th September, but Natsume has decided to go for a later date, with the game now set to launch on 11th October. Despite the earlier announcement announcing a 27th September date, the game actually only went gold — i.e. ready for manufacturing — on 23rd...
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...
Move's longest adventure yet?
Natsume has confirmed its PS3 version of Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (formerly Rune Factory: Oceans) will be fully playable at E3 next week. While little new information was given in the announcement, we expect to see a multitude of screenshots, videos and hands-on reports during E3's run from 7th to 9th June. The...
As we rumoured last week, North American publisher Natsume has just confirmed the latest RPG off-shoot from the Harvest Moon franchise will be coming to the region later this year. The newly named Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (formerly Rune Factory: Oceans) was announced over at Siliconera
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...
Become a cropper
Marvelous Interactive's Rune Factory: Frontier for Wii is an off-shoot of the company's popular Harvest Moon franchise, and it's coming to PlayStation Move next year in the form of Rune Factory: Oceans. Marvelous just released the first promotional video for the game showing off its revamped battle mode, with more combos and...
Aden and Sonja, two lifelong friends, live a tranquil life on Fenith Island until they're struck by a mysterious curse: they awaken to find both of their souls are now trapped in the same body!
On top of this unusual calamity, the Fenith Island they knew is gone, replaced by a strange island populated with unfamiliar faces. Only by exploring this new world will they be able to solve the mystery of this curse and save their beloved island.
During the course of their journey, Aden and Sonja will be aided by a colorful cast of characters, as well as take command of a towering golem, Ymir. Using their newfound giant friend, they'll cross vast seas, discover hidden islands and dungeons packed with riches, and battle fearsome monsters of the deep!