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  • Majesco and Natsume Bringing Lots of 3DS Stuff to E3

    Majesco and Natsume Bringing Lots of 3DS Stuff to E3

    Majesco and Natsume, two publishers well respected for their niche offerings, are hitting the E3 scene next week with tons of stuff to show off for the Nintendo 3DS. In addition to previously announced Cooking Mama 4: Kitchen Magic and JAWS: Ultimate Predator, a movie-inspired […]

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  • Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Announced for PS3 and Wii

    Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny Announced for PS3 and Wii

    Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny, the next installment in Natsume’s ‘Harvest Moon with action-RPG elements’ spin-off series, is officially on for a North American release later this year, the family-oriented developer/publisher announced today in anticipation of the game’s full public reveal at E3 next month. […]

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  • Natsume Helps Gabrielle Get Her Groove Back…in 3D!

    Natsume Helps Gabrielle Get Her Groove Back…in 3D!

    Family-friendly game maker Natsume dances up a storm in Gabrielle’s Ghostly Groove 3D, a spooktacular rhythm game once planned just for the DS, but now exclusively in development for the 3DS. Poor Gabrielle has gone and sneezed her soul right out of her body (that […]

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  • Reel Fishing Goes to Paradise on Nintendo 3DS

    Reel Fishing Goes to Paradise on Nintendo 3DS

    Break out your rod and reel and hook up your favorite lure, folks, because fishing season is almost here. But hey, don’t worry if you don’t have the proper equipment. Come springtime, Natsume will provide everything you need to hook a big ol’ stinky bass, […]

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  • Squishy Tank Ready to Roll Out

    Squishy Tank Ready to Roll Out

    Natsume’s adorable block-destroying DS puzzle game Squishy Tank has gone gold, and though a specific date for release wasn’t given in this morning’s press release, the game is scheduled to ship this month carrying a wallet-friendly $20 price tag. You can watch the new trailer […]

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  • Afrika Goes Gold, Finally Coming to US Retail on October 6th

    Afrika Goes Gold, Finally Coming to US Retail on October 6th

    The day I have been waiting years for is finally almost here. Rhino Studios’ PS3 wildlife photography adventure Afrika has gone gold and is finally due for release throughout North America on October 6th, Natsume announced today. That’s only a few weeks away, I can […]

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  • Natsume Releases First Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming Gameplay Footage

    Natsume Releases First Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming Gameplay Footage

    Kick back and watch two minutes of Harvest Moon: Frantic Farming gameplay, Natsume’s next Harvest Moon DS puzzle game offshoot based in the world of Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness from last year. Not quite sure I fully understand how the game is supposed to […]

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  • [E3 2009] Natsume’s E3 Lineup

    [E3 2009] Natsume’s E3 Lineup

    Niche game lovers are in for a real treat with Natsume’s E3 ’09 lineup. Recently acquired PS3 safari sim Afrika seems to be the headliner (it certainly is for me!), along with the usual assortment of new Harvest Moon games. Animal Kingdom: Wildlife Expedition, what […]

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  • Afrika Finally Coming to the US, For Real This Time!

    Afrika Finally Coming to the US, For Real This Time!

    Along with a full hands-on preview of the game, IGN is reporting that Natsume has obtained the publishing rights to bring Afrika to North American retail sometime later this year. Hurray! Afrika is the long-in-limbo PS3 safari sim released last summer in Japan and thought […]

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  • Adventures To Go Brings Customizable SRPG Fun to PSP This Summer

    Adventures To Go Brings Customizable SRPG Fun to PSP This Summer

    Joining the growing sub-genre of create-your-own-dungeon RPGs, Natsume has announced Adventures To Go, a unique new strategy-RPG title slated to ship for PSP this summer. As Finn Courtland, you will fight Arbitus and his army of demons in standard grid-based SRPG battles. But the twist […]

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