Tag: Rune Factory

  • News Farm-And-Fight Game, Kitaria Fables, Details Its Multi-Class Combat System

    We really hope it takes some inspiration from CATS (2019)

    Many of you have been eschewing the Harvest Moon and Story of Seasons offerings this month in favour of waiting for Rune Factory 5's release later this year - and we're not too surprised. Rune Factory offers all the farming and foraging of the former two games, but with the added bonus of a...

  • Review Rune Factory 4 Special - The Definitive Version Of A Series Classic

    "You're always welcome here"

    The Harvest Moon series made quite a name for itself when it first released on the SNES in 1996, trading the typical combat-centric trappings of an RPG in favour of a much more laid-back and slower-paced focused on farming. Many sequels would follow in the coming years, and on the tenth anniversary, Marvelous produced an...

  • News XSEED VP Talks About the Future of the Rune Factory Series

    "Marvelous knows fans are clamoring for a sequel"

    For those of you that aren't aware, Rune Factory is an interesting RPG that aims to merge elements of Harvest Moon with more conventional fantasy themes. While a large portion of the game does revolve around tending crops and building relationships with fellow villagers, there's also dungeons to...

  • News Rune Factory Developer Neverland Closes Its Doors

    Where now for Rune Factory 5?

    After a sluggish financial performance due to business changes, Rune Factory developer Neverland has announced it will be closing its doors. The Japanese company made the announcement via its official website, explaining that its financial status had deteriorated considerably in recent times. After failing to raise the...

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    Review Rune Factory 4

    A Rune of one's own

    The Harvest Moon series has become something of a standby over the last decade or so, so it's easy to forget just how revolutionary it was when it first hit the Super Nintendo back in 1996. An RPG where players progressed not by fighting battles or banishing evil, but by tending gently to the land, caring for animals, and finding...