Harvest Moon is a popular Farming Simulation that offers RPG, Dating, and Social elements as well. Developed by Amccus, Harvest Moon was initially released in Japan in 1996, after that it ported to the North American markets in 1997 and finally reached to the European vendors late in 1998. The game became a huge success after its initial release and broke many records. The Story of Harvest Moon revolves around the character of a young boy who gets the responsibility to manage and maintain his long lost father’s farm, restore it to its original form and enjoy engaging in an amazing gameplay. Furthermore, the game tasks the players to divide the daily tasks into different times, keep on farming, raising the livestock, fishing and romancing around. Harvest Moon allows the players to not forget about the social and marital affairs. The players can date, romance and marry a number of Non-player Characters, and have families, raise children and enjoy every bit of their virtual life. The Social element of the game allows the players to manage or attend special events such as the side quests and enjoy engaging in conversations with people, enjoy Harvest Festival, Egg Festival, New Year’s Day, Winter Solstice, dance with girls, go on dates and just enjoy the game. With all the real life-like acts, environments, plenty of room for the gameplay, character customization options and loads of other great things, Harvest Moon is a fun Farming and Life-Simulation to enjoy.
Rune Factory is an Action-RPG and RPG Simulation Series by Neverland Co., Ltd. It offers playability on multiple platforms such as Nintendo DS, Nintendo 3DS, Wii and PlayStation 3. Throughout the series, Rune Factory offers a lot of Common gameplay Elements and offers a harvest Moon inspired gameplay and mechanics. The games in the series allows the players to grow crops with the help of upgradable farming equipment, capture, befriend and train monsters in dungeons, etc. The monsters in the game are tama-able, so when they are fully tamed and trained, they can assist the players in battles, in gods producing and in tending the crops as well. Rune Factory offers an Action-RPG based combat system in the series and allows the players to enjoy epic arena-based PvP combats. Like the harvest moon series, Rune Factory lets the players have a limited stamina, and gain more stamina with the help of Rune points. With every task done, the player loses Stamina and to gain more stamina, the players can use the Rune made by Crops and Potions. The games in the series allow the players to sell the crops and earn gold, mine for resources such as Metal and minerals, go on fishing, and collect food from the befriended monsters. Sell the goods or use them, it totally depends on the choices of the players. Furthermore, Rune Factory offers a non-typical open-ended gameplay throughout the series, linear storylines, loads of dungeons to explore and capture monsters, and it allows the players to have relations with the villagers by talking to them or by giving them presents and stuff. With a great Harvest Moon like experience, great mechanics and an astoundingly addictive gameplay, Rune Factory is a fun Action-RPG Simulation Series to enjoy.
Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility is a great new game in the series Harvest Moon and it lets you experience an amazing Farming, Management and Socializing game-play. As usual you get into the character of a Farmer whose duty is to transform an abandoned piece of land into a full grown Farmland. To achieve the objectives, you must restore the abandoned farm by constructing buildings, growing crops, raising animals, harvest the crops, make different products and sell them into the market. By selling your products to the market, you’ll earn money and experience points that will help you with upgrades and stuff. Socializing in the game awards you with more points and that is quite fun to experience.
Rune Factory: Frontier is a Role-playing and Single-player Simulation developed by Neverland and published by Xseed Games. It serves as the third installment in the series of Rune Factory game. The story follows the protagonist named as Ranguna, who are struggling to find his missing sister named as Mist, who is shifted to another town because a stranger is calling in her dreams. The protagonist moves into the strange city, living in the home next to her. In the game, the player must grow his beautiful farm while uncovering the story of the land. The game features four different seasons, three of which the player can produce different crops such as tomatoes, strawberries, pineapples, and more. During the gameplay, you can also grow other crops like flowers, which can be sold to earn gold (the currency of the game). After earning enough points, the player needs to uncover the truth about her sister and reveal about the happen which happens to her life. The player manipulates the land from a third-person perspective and can fight against enemies using multiple weapons. With lots of cool features, brilliant mechanics, and excellent controls, Rune Factory: Frontier is the best game to play.
Animal Crossing: New Leaf, a sequel to the series Animal Crossing is a community simulation and strategy game developed and published by Nintendo EAD Group. In the game player lives in a world with a lot of Anthropomorphic Animals (Human-like Animals). The player manages the daily life events and happenings of the animals and his life in an open world environment. Collecting items, planting the plants, socializing with other characters etc. are the things a player goes through every day while living in a rural village. The game features an extensive use of system clock and game systems to simulate real life like passage of time. Animal Crossing: New Leaf provides with a great experience of simulation gaming. The newest addition to the series “Animal Crossing” is “Animal Crossing: New Leaf” and a spin-off named “Animal Crossing: Plaza”. Animal Crossing: New Leaf is available to play on Nintendo 64, GameCube, Nintendo DS, Wii, Nintendo 3DS and Wii U.
MySims Kingdom is a fantastic Single-player Life-Simulation by Electronic Arts, EA. Made specifically for Nintendo gaming consoles (Nintendo Wii and Nintendo DS), MySims Kingdom is a follow-up of already trending MySims video game. For the both consoles, MySims Kingdom offers a slightly different storyline and lets the players enjoy a different but equally interesting gameplay. The game offers new characters of Lynsday, Princess Butter, Sapphire, Sylvia, Duchess Beverly, T.O.B.O.R, Zombie Carl, Gonk, Zack, Proto-Makoto and Lord Daniel along with a bunch of returning ones. The returning characters include Buddy, Renee, Hopper, Roxie Road, Chief Gino, Yuki, Morcubus, Linda, Trevor, Sir Spencer, Vincent Skullfighter and others. According to the story of the game for Wii platform, the game allows the players to control a character that lives in the devastated kingdom with a king who desperately struggles to bring the happiness back. All of the Wandoliers, the Wand bearing Sims, responsible for keeping the kingdom happy have retired, and some are missing. It’s now the player’s duty to be a Skilled Wandolier and restore the order in the Kingdom. The player must rebuild all the destroyed buildings, explore the world and collect various types of essences to unlock the scrolls with instructions. The scrolls also unlock various new items that the players can use to rebuild the world. The game offers Mana, for creating items such as Furniture and buildings and that Mana can be used to buy more scrolls. On progressing to new game levels, the king rewards the players King points and new outfits for the player’s Sim character. Upon completion of a level, the players can unlock new islands and accommodate more sims and keeps of developing the Kingdom. With all the beautiful graphics and sounds, loads of upgrades, customizable characters, a massive game world and a totally immersive gameplay, MySims Kingdom is a fun Life-Simulation to enjoy.
Animal Crossing: City Folk is a Social, Farming, Single and Multiplayer Life Simulation created and published by Nintendo. It is the third installment in the series of Animal Crossing and introduces new modes, environment, and challenges. The game lets the player get into the role of the protagonist who lives in a village populated with strange creatures and anthropomorphic creatures. The ultimate task is to explore the game world, grow different plants, and collect rare items. The gameplay is similar to its predecessors. It includes day/night cycles, and weather system and lets the player immerse himself in fun-filled activities like planting and collecting. In the game, the player will celebrate different events and real world holidays such as Christmas, Easter, Mother’s Day, Father’s Day and more. The player can use different farming tools such as watering can, axes, finishing rods, and more to complete his objectives to progress through the game. With challenging gameplay, brilliant mechanics, and addictive controls, Animal Crossing: City Folk is the best game to play and enjoy.
Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny is a Role-playing and Single-player Simulation created by Neverland and published by Marvelous Entertainment. The plot focuses on both a male and a female character named as Aden and Sonja, as they travel the seas, on the massive dragon named Ymir. The game lets the player select either a male or a female character to jump into the world where the player can raise the beast on the sunken islands and ships from the sea. During the game, the player is capable of farming, battling against enemies using the real-time battle system and create a relationship. The game is played from a third-person viewpoint, and the player can encounter several people like Violet, Odette, Lily, James, Bismark, and more. The ultimate task of the player is to navigate the world, interact with non-player characters and complete quests for them to earn points which can be used to unlock further feature. With addictive gameplay, brilliant graphics, and superb mechanics, Rune Factory: Tides of Destin is the best game to play.