NATSUME LAUNCHES HARVEST MOON: MAGICAL MELODY FOR THE NINTENDO Wii

Burlingame, Calif., August 25, 2009 - Natsume, a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today that it has released Harvest Moon: Magical Melody for the Nintendo Wii. The re-release of the Player's Choice Nintendo GameCube game will be a GameStop exclusive with an MSRP of $29.99.

In Harvest Moon: Magical Melody, the Harvest Goddess has been turned to stone and the Harvest Sprites need the help of the player to bring her back. Players need to collect musical notes in order to restore the Harvest Goddess to her former self. There are 100 Musical Notes to collect in total; players will need to complete all manner of farming feats if they want to collect them all.

"We are thrilled that so many fans asked us to bring Harvest Moon: Magical Melody to the Nintendo Wii," said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume. "The GameCube version is very hard to find these days, so this will give everyone a second chance to enjoy this fan-favorite game."

Harvest Moon: Magical Melody is rated E for Everyone by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board (ESRB) and is now available.

For more information on Harvest Moon: Magical Melody, please visit www.natsume.com.

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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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