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Natsume's Rune Factory 2 For DS Now Available

November 18, 2008


The Highly-Anticipated RPG Sequel Boasts Stunning Visuals, Innovative Touch Screen Controls, Multi-Generational Gameplay and More

Natsume Inc., a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today that Rune Factory 2: A Fantasy Harvest Moon for the Nintendo DS has officially shipped to retail for an MSRP of $29.99. The Rune Factory series combines the fun and rewarding gameplay of Harvest Moon with the fantasy and excitement of an action-RPG, offering Harvest Moon fans and traditional RPG players the best of both worlds. Rune Factory 2 is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.

"We are thrilled to finally bring Rune Factory 2 to our fans who have been eagerly awaiting its launch," said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO at Natsume. "Rune Factory 2 builds upon the elements that made the first title a huge success, and expands the series' RPG elements while offering beautiful graphics, innovative Touch Screen controls, and an all-new, multigenerational plot."

Rune Factory 2 is set several years after the first game. The evil Sechs Empire has been defeated, and the Kingdom of Norad is once again at peace. Things may not stay that way for long, however, as strange disturbances in the earth warn that a great evil is stirring. It's up to player to uncover this new threat to the land and bring peace to the kingdom once more. Over the course of the story, players will build and develop a farm, befriend townspeople, raise monsters, take on quests, and find a wife.

In a first for the Rune Factory series, the story of Rune Factory 2 is multigenerational. Players begin the game as Kyle, a strange man who comes to Alvarna Village.

Eventually, players will take on the role of Kyle's child, opening up a whole new adventure. It's an innovative feature that allows players to follow the story of their family and the townsfolk over two generations!

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