Rune Factory 4 is the best selling Rune Factory title to date

Earlier today it was revealed by producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto on the series’ blog that Rune Factory 4 is the best selling game in the series so far. In fact, the first week alone saw 85,955 copies sold which is twice the opening sales amount of Rune Factory 1 and 3. In fact, as of August 19th, around a month after the title’s release in Japan, the game had sold 135,376 copies which is ...

Rune Factory series to continue with Rune Factory 5

Although Rune Factory 4 has only been out for a few weeks in Japan, the game’s reception has been so good that producer Yoshifumi Hashimoto has stated that Marvelous AQL has already given the greenlight for Rune Factory 5. Unfortunately Hashimoto didn’t say much more than this to Famitsu, so whatever consoles or features Rune Factory 5 may contain are still secret at this point though ...

Natsume teases new release over Twitter; signs point to Rune Factory or Harvest Moon

Over the past few days this weekend Natsume has been teasing their Twitter followers with quite a few hints, saying that they would be revealing a brand new title for North America to their Twitter followers first. So far six hints have been released and can be seen below. Hint 1: The announcement contains a “celebration” Hint 2: The announcement will relate to a series… Hint 3: The an...

Rune Factory 4 pre-order bonuses include Headphones and Drama CD

While it has not yet been given a Western release date, Rune Factory 4 is currently set to be released in Japan in July. Marvelous AQL has revealed to Famitsu that those who pre-order the game will receive a few bonuses that would certainly guarantee a pre-order from most fans. Those who pre-order the game will receive a pair of headphones as well as a special Drama CD which is being described as ...

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny floats onto store shelves today

If you were to visit your local video game retailer you may find a nice little surprise sitting on the store’s shelves. Well not really a surprise as today was Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny’s release date but nonetheless it likely will be sitting there. Natsume’s brought both the Wii and the PlayStation 3 version of the title to store shelves, with the PS3 version costing $49.99...

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny quietly drifts to October 11th release

Last month Natsume Inc. revealed that they were expecting to have Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny out on store shelves on September 27th for both the PlayStation 3 version and the Wii version. However it seems that there have been some sort of production difficulties which are preventing the title from being made next week, and as such has been delayed until mid-October. Natsume Inc. revealed this ...

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny lands on North American shores September 27th

Those girls up there sure look happy, and they have and good reason to be, because Natsume has announced that the game they are in, Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny has officially received its release date. The even better news is that it won’t even be that long until the game comes out, as the release date in North America is September 27th. This announcement did much more than just reveal a ...

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny rated by the ESRB; swimsuit competition and alcohol included

Although the title there may sound like your average day at a Spring Break party, Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny won’t be all about that. But something that is true, is that the ESRB has given Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny their standard description and a rating of Everyone 10+, which means the game is practically fine for everyone. As some may know, Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny is the fi...

Natsume announces their E3 line-up; 3D everywhere!

Natsume isn’t going to be pulling any punches this year for E3. If you have a 3DS they are going to be wanting your full attention and your money in the coming months. Natsume announced their E3 floor line-up today and they will be showing off four different titles during each day of E3. These titles are Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny for the PlayStation 3 and Wii, Harvest Moon: The Tale of ...

Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny arriving in the United States late 2011

Fans of the Rune Factory series in the United States can breathe a little bit easier because Natsume has just issued out a press release that stated that Rune Factory: Oceans would be making its way to the United States on the PlayStation 3 and the Wii. The game will be receiving a name change to Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny but that is nothing more than a cosmetic difference. Hiro Maekawa, Pres...

Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon Now in Stores!

I think everybody is aware of Black Ops launching, but one game that definitely deserves some attention is Natsume’s latest entry into the Rune Factory franchise, Rune Factory 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon. The harvest moon/action RPG is now in stores today with many new features and an updated battle system. Natsume released this statement in celebration of the launch: “Rune Factory 3 del...

Rune Factory 3 coming to America November 9th

Big news for fans of everything that Natsume does, because Rune Factory 3 has been announced for a US release and it is also coming in only a month. Announced for release on November 9th Rune Fantasy 3: A Fantasy Harvest Moon is completely translated and ready to go. Hiro Maekawa, president of Natsume had this to say about the upcoming release: “We can’t wait for Rune Factory 3 to hit stores next ...

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