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Today’s Release of First Ever Harvest Moon App for Kids Continues Celebration of Harvest Moon’s 20th Anniversary

LOS ANGELES, CA - May 25, 2017 – Videogame publisher Rising Star Games, in cooperation with videogame developer and publisher Natsume Inc., announced today that the first ever Harvest Moon mobile and smart device app designed for youngsters, Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers , is now available to download.

Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers is available worldwide on iOS, Android, and Kindle Fire devices and is a one-time purchase app, completely ad-free and with no micro-transactions or in-app purchases. The app is priced $3.99/€3.99/£3.99 or local currency equivalent.

North American media members can request review code by emailing Shannon McPherson ( shannon@reverbinc.com ). 

Download the Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers logo and screenshots HERE : spaces.hightail.com/receive/Zyu0j

Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers is a digital activity playset for young children - and the young at heart! Simple enough for pre-schoolers to play alone as well as with help from a caregiver, players can enjoy all the fun of farming and animal care with just a tap, swipe, drag and press of the screen.

Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers is the first app published by Rising Star Games and is inspired by the critically acclaimed and cherished Harvest Moon farming game series, which celebrates its 20 th anniversary this year. The first Harvest Moon game released in North America in 1997 and the series continues to see a steady rise in popularity and player community worldwide, making it one of today's most beloved franchises. Harvest Moon is revered for being a non-violent, family-oriented game for everyone. There have been more than 30 games released in the series. 

The Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers app was created by the talented, creative team at Daredevil Development, the studio behind recent popular apps based on classic kids’ franchises including, Postman Pat, Bob the Builder and Paddington Bear*.

Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers Key Features:

  • A welcoming and intuitive experience with no text to read – a perfect playset for pre-schoolers.
  • Grow veggies in the vegetable patch; plant seeds and help them grow them with tender loving care!
  • Shear sheep, collect eggs, milk your cow and more, as you care for and nurture all of your animals.
  • Keep the locals happy by providing a wide range of produce in your farm shop.  
For more information please visit the Lil’ Farmers website, follow Rising Star Games on Twitter and visit the official Rising Star Games website.


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* Third party trademarks are property of their respective owners.


Natsume Inc. is a worldwide developer and publisher that specialise 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


Daredevil Development was formed in 2011 by veteran developer, artist and producer David Mowbray. With over 100 games to his credit including such licenses as Star Wars, Lego, Peppa Pig, Teletubbies, Ben and Holly’s Little Kingdom, Postman Pat, Bob the Builder and many others. In recent years Daredevil has developed the Paddington Bear’s Adventures game, which featured in the Apple iTunes App Store new and Noteworthy section. http://www.daredevil-development.com/


Rising Star Games is a privately held video games publisher with a global reach. With operating offices in Europe and USA the company publishes video game entertainment across all gaming platforms from Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and via Steam. With decades of combined experience and a genuine passion for interactive entertainment, Rising Star Games is proud of its ever-expanding and enormously diverse catalogue of over 120 titles. www.risingstargames.com


Shannon McPherson


(209) 586-1495 ext. 118

Anthony Chau

Reverb Communications


(209) 586-1495 ext. 110


Tyrone Walcott

Rising Star Games


Samuel Elphick




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