Feel Like You’re Really Farming With the Nintendo Wii Remote!

Burlingame, Calif., September 29, 2008 – Natsume, a worldwide developer
and publisher of family-oriented video games, announced today that
Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility for the Nintendo Wii has officially
shipped to retail for an MSRP of $49.99. The launch continues the
ten-year anniversary celebration of the popular Harvest Moon
franchise. The ten-year commemoration includes special anniversary
packaging, various retail promotions with special collectible
pre-order plush toys, an exclusive 10th anniversary DS Lite Kit,
strategy guides, and many more specialty items.

“We are proud to release Harvest Moon for the first time on the
Nintendo Wii platform,” said Hiro Maekawa, President and CEO of
Natsume. “With the new setting, characters, motion-sensitive controls,
and the most refined gameplay yet, we’re sure that both Harvest Moon
fans and new players alike will be delighted with Harvest Moon: Tree
of Tranquility.”

Long-time Harvest Moon fans as well as new players will find an
exciting, involving storyline and plenty of activities to experience,
including cultivating crops, caring for animals, and participating in

In Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility, players find themselves in a
troubled island town which once prospered with life and energy, but is
now in serious trouble. The mystical Mother Tree that once watched
over the island has disappeared, and the Harvest Goddess is nowhere to
be found! The island has lost its connection with nature and the
inhabitants don’t know what to do – it’s up to the player to save the
island! Players will help to rebuild the island by working the land,
befriending and raising animals, nurturing friendships, and creating a
family.  When the Mother Tree is reborn, the Harvest Goddess will
return and bring prosperity to the island once more.

Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility is rated E for Everyone by the
Entertainment Software Ratings Board.

For more information on Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility, please visit
www.natsume.com or http://www.clevercomm.com/Natsume/

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