NATSUME TO RELEASE HARVEST MOON: HERO OF LEAF VALLEY FOR THE PLAYSTATION® PORTABLE LATER THIS YEAR

Burlingame, Calif., January 28, 2010 - Natsume, a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today that Harvest Moon: Hero of Leaf Valley will be released for the PlayStation® Portable this April. The game will retail at an MSRP of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.

"Harvest Moon: Hero of Valley Leaf Valley tells a compelling story of a small town that must come together in order to save itself from destruction, " said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume. "How they try to save it and whether or not they're successful is all up to the player. It's the biggest PSP Harvest Moon adventure 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. With an open-ended story with multiple endings, how players choose to save the town is up to them!

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.

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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

Media Contacts

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Clever Communications

(408) 266-1934

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Graham Markay

Natsume Inc.

(650) 692-1941

graham@natsume.com


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