Natsume has announced their E3 lineup and, predictably, it includes new games in the Rune Factory and Harvest Moon franchises. Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny will be coming to the PS3 and Wii while Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns will get a dual release on two dual screen handhelds, the DS and 3DS.
“We have a lineup of top-notch titles this year!” said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume. “We’ve got dancing, fishing, and exciting new entries in the Rune Factory and Harvest Moon series. No matter your age or tastes, we have a game for you!”
Hit the jump for full details on Natsume’s entire E3 lineup.
Natsume’s E3 Lineup
Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny (PS3, Wii)
This next chapter in the popular Rune Factory series makes its debut at this year’s E3. The game will be coming to both the PlayStation 3 and Nintendo Wii. In Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny, players take control of the giant golem Ymir to cross vast seas, uncover fertile farmlands, battle dangerous monsters, and discover dungeons packed with treasure and danger! An ocean of possibilities awaits!
Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns (3DS, DS)
The latest game in the beloved Harvest Moon franchise will be released simultaneously on two great platforms: the Nintendo 3DS and DS. Harvest Moon: The Tale of Two Towns features a great new cast of characters, fun-filled new festivals, and a new request system that lets player take on hundreds of mini-quests to earn extra rewards! Players choose which of two feuding villages to live in, then they’ll build a thriving farm, compete in challenging culinary contests, and befriend townsfolk, all in hope of bringing these fighting villages together once again!
Gabrielle’s Ghostly Groove (3DS, DS)
Gabrielle’s having a bad day. She sneezed her soul right out of her body! She’ll have to travel to Monster Town, the home of all things that go bump in the night, to get help. Only by busting out the ghostliest dance moves and thrilling and chilling people will she be able to scare up the power she needs to get herself back into her body! It’s a spooktacular rhythm adventure!
Real Fishing Paradise 3D (3DS)
With gorgeous 3D environments and fish that leap off the screen at you, this is a fishing game like none you’ve ever seen before! Reel Fishing Paradise 3D takes players to 15 stunning fishing locales in their quest to become master anglers. They’ll fish tranquil lakes, rocky coasts, flooded forests, and more, all rendered in eye-popping 3D that brings every leaping fish and splash of water to life. A huge variety of fish will test the expertise of even the most seasoned fishing veterans, from wily largemouth bass to powerful bluefin tuna. Players can choose from more than 100 pieces of tackle and three styles of fishing: lure, fly, and bait. With so much to see and do, Reel Fishing Paradise 3D is a game that will have players hooked!