Burlingame, Calif., April 8, 2010 - Natsume, a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today that Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley has gone gold and will be released for the PlayStation® Portable on April 20th. The game will retail at an MSRP of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.

"Harvest Moon returns to the PSP!" said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume. "With its branching storyline and multiple endings, Hero of Leaf Valley is one of the deepest Harvest Moon games yet!"

Leaf Valley is in trouble! The heartless Funland Corporation is going

to bulldoze the town and replace it with an amusement park unless its

citizens can find a way to stop them! Players will need to grow crops,

raise animals, and mine ores and gems to help save Leaf Valley and

their family farm. Along the way, they'll earn money and develop their

skills in interactive part-time jobs, and build their relationships

with the villagers in order to gain their trust and help!

For more information on Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley, please visit

www.natsume.com. You can also follow all of the latest Natsume news at

www.natsume.com/facebook and www.twitter.com/natsume_inc.


About Natsume

Natsume Inc. is a worldwide developer and publisher that specialize in unique and family-oriented interactive entertainment software for a variety of platforms. Most known for publishing Reel Fishing and Harvest Moon, Natsume is dedicated to producing quality video games.

For more information about Natsume Inc., visit www.natsume.com


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Clever Communications

(408) 266-1934


Graham Markay

Natsume Inc.

(650) 692-1941


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