Burlingame, Calif., July 22, 2010 - Natsume, a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today that Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar has gone gold and will be released for the Nintendo DST on August 17th. The game will retail at an MSRP of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.
"Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar is one of the best Harvest Moon games yet," said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume. "It's got a ton of exciting new features including the ability to run your own shop, and a multiplayer mode the lets you invite friends to your farm! It also has a great story with an all-new cast of colorful characters!"
Zephyr Town's bazaar was once the grandest in the world, drawing customers and peddlers from all four corners of the Earth. These days, though, the bazaar has more tumbleweeds than customers. It's up to the player to turn its fortunes around! They'll raise animals, harvest crops, craft rare delicacies, and then sell their wares at their very own shop. If players can bring prosperity back to Zephyr town, its bazaar will thrive once again, packed with exotic wares that they can purchase to expand their farm!
As a bonus, players who pre-order the game at GameStop can still receive a limited edition collectible plush horse. Hurry and place your order before they're gone!
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.
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