Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town Is Back

Harvest Moon is coming back and it’s looking spiffing for its Nintendo Switch Debut. This classic slice of life simulator is coming to Nintendo’s mobile console soon.

The Harvest Moon franchise, otherwise known as Bokujo Monogatari, in Japan, has long been a staple of Nintendo consoles for years. Switching between the gise of Harvest Moon and Story of seasons, depending on the publishing arm, the series has run from the late 1990s and on through various incarnations until today. Thanks to XSEED Games this title is coming back to North America sometime in the future while Marvelous will publish the title in Japan on 17 October.

Farming Fun

Like all its previous iterations this particular remake is likely to focus on the typical challenge of restoring a run-down farm. It will include an element of social play and farm management, buying local livestock and befriending your neighbors. We know this because this isn’t the first time that Friends of Mineral Town has been on a Nintendo platform.

Back in 2003, Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town planted itself firmly on the Nintendo Game Boy Advance and its placid strategy and cute aesthetic won over gamers. Once more, players can visit this town. They will be able to fish, farm, tend to chickens, and even attend weddings it seems. With lots to see and do Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town is sure to charm players when it comes west. If you want a glimpse of the brand new remasters, check out he trailer or head over to the official XSEED website now.

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For those of you who I’ve not met yet, my name is Ed. After an early indoctrination into PC gaming, years adrift on the unwashed internet, running a successful guild, and testing video games, I turned my hand to writing about them. Now, you will find me squawking across a multitude of sites and even getting to play games now and then

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