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Sometimes one set of hands just isn't enough to bring games stateside. At least, that's the thinking over at niche game publisher XSEED, which just signed a co-publishing deal with Harvest Moon virtuoso Marvelous Entertainment. The pair note that the agreement will help let Marvelous set up shop he...

May 9th 2008 at 5:30pm 0 Comments
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Ready to learn some valuable life skills for once, we decided to enroll in Harvest Moon A&M and take a class on "Playing Puzzle de Harvest Moon." We were motivated not only by our desire to improve ourselves and learn a trade, but also by the fact that the class is about five minutes long and is...

November 4th 2007 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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The new entry in the Harvest Moon series, called Harvest Moon DS Cute, is something of a mystery to us. Why is this specific one cute, compared to all the other cute Harvest Moon games? Do you grow teddy bear plants or something?We think we've figured it out. What has happened is that two Harvest Mo...

October 16th 2007 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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If the tedium of tending to a farm, planting crops and tending to livestock, sounds like a recipe for fun to you, then you no doubt have been a longtime subscriber to the Harvest Moon newsletter. In ordering from its catalog, you've probably gathered quite the collection of games. Good for you.And...

October 12th 2007 at 3:35pm 0 Comments
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If you're in the northern half of the world, did you notice that harvest moon last night? Wednesday the 26th marked the full moon nearest to the autumn equinox, and of course, it made us think of the franchise of the same name. What, you expected us not to make the connection with games? We're serio...

September 27th 2007 at 9:00am 0 Comments
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A mysterious NeoGAF poster called CubeRevolution is reporting, via equally mysterious sources, a new DS Lite bundle for Europe, to be released in September. The purported bundle will consist of a pink DS Lite and a copy of Harvest Moon DS, and will retail for 149.99 Euros, which, for those of us wh...

August 7th 2007 at 6:10pm 0 Comments
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We were looking at PSP's releases, and noticed that a new Harvest Moon game was coming to our handheld. We enjoyed our time with Innocent Life (even though it had its flaws), and wanted to know more about Boy & Girl. The game is covertly being shipped to stores, and it appears that even IGN was...

August 2nd 2007 at 10:30pm 0 Comments
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A fresh trailer for Harvest Moon Heroes has blossomed, bearing several juicy pieces of fruit that which we may pluck and savor for almost two minutes. The latest trailer, or delicious fruit that is ripe for the plucking, focuses on the town aspect of the game as we see the protagonist navigating th...

June 12th 2007 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Okay, maybe everybody's going a little overboard with the chibi look. Sure, we understand that this is Harvest Moon and there's no reason for them to change anything, but after seeing the new trailer and screens, we started to realize that everything looks pretty familiar. Where have we seen this st...

June 7th 2007 at 10:40am 0 Comments
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Innocent Life takes the Harvest Moon series to a brave new world: the future. How would the long-running farming franchise transform when faced with the challenges of such an unusual setting? Unfortunately for gamers, Innocent Life doesn't really do anything new -- its setting is mostly wasted in a...

June 3rd 2007 at 9:30am 0 Comments
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The Harvest Moon series isn't known for its great technological achievements. However, Innocent Life pushes the visual allure of the franchise to new heights. The developers have taken advantage of PSP's impressive power, and have crafted a game filled with a surprising amount of visual splendor....

May 16th 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments
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The Harvest Moon franchise is heading in a bold new direction. Innocent Life, the new PSP-exclusive addition to the series, is appropriately subtitled "A Futuristic Harvest Moon." In this newly-released title, players are taken to a world that both shares remarkable similarities to worlds seen i...

May 15th 2007 at 2:30pm 0 Comments