Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar to be Released on DS This July

by Lauren Ronaghan - May 6, 2010, 10:19 am PDT
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The next installment in the Harvest Moon series makes it way to DS, featuring a new town and a new cast of characters.

Natsume announced a new DS entry in the Harvest Moon series called Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar.

The game will feature new characters and there is no confirmation about any old characters making a return. This game takes place in Zephyr Town, which used to have a bustling bazaar but is now a ghost town. Players will work toward reviving the bazaar back to its worldly grandeur and prosperity.

Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar will be released in July and retail at $29.99



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Burlingame, Calif., May 6, 2010 - Natsume, a worldwide developer and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today that Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar will be released for the Nintendo DS™ this July. The game will retail at an MSRP of $29.99 and is rated E for Everyone by the ESRB.

"Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar is another great entry in the Harvest Moon series. It has a fun story and a great new cast of colorful characters," said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of Natsume. "It's loaded with exciting new features like the ability to run your own shop and a multiplayer mode in which you can invite other friends to your farm!"

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 will receive a limited edition plush horse. Quantities are limited, so hurry and place your order before they're gone!

Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar will make its first public appearance at next month's E3 trade show.

For more information on Harvest Moon: Grand Bazaar, 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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