Harvest Moon publisher Natume, is celebrating Harvest Moon’s 20th anniversary with a brand new game for PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch.
Harvest Moon: Light of Hope will be the franchises first title to come to Nintendo Switch and PC. The games story has players travel by boat in search of a new home. Thing take a turn for the worst as their boat will be hit by a catastrophic monsoon. The official description from Natsume can be read below.
“As they drift into a small harbor town, now in a shambles from the storm, it will be up to the player to help rebuild the town and save the lighthouse…but it won’t be easy!” reads a line from Natsume’s press release. “Nevertheless, with some hard work growing crops, tending livestock, and gathering materials for repairs, players will be able to make new friends, start a family, revive the lighthouse, and save the town.”
Hiro Maekawa the CEO of Natsume has stated that the game will set itself apart from previous entries with it’s “depth,” “robust story,” and “clear-cut goals.”
He also added “We set out to create a SNES-style nostalgic game with deep and meaningful characters and events,”