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KIDS ACTIVITY PLAYSET SPROUTING ON SMART DEVICES SOON

Internationally beloved farming game series to make its debut on phones, tablets and more

London, UK - April 6, 2017 – Videogame publisher Rising Star Games, in cooperation with publisher Natsume and game developer Daredevil Development, announced today its first ever app for smart devices, Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers.

Available worldwide from May 25 this year, Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers is a digital activity playset for young children - and the young at heart! Simple enough for young children 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 a mobile incarnation of the critically acclaimed and cherished Harvest Moon farming game series, which celebrates its 20 th anniversary this year. The 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*.

Download the Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers logo and screenshots here.

“We are thrilled to enter the app market with a title based on Harvest Moon, a series whose name has been synonymous with family-friendly gaming for 20 years”, said Martin Defries, Managing Director at Rising Star Games. “We worked in close partnership with the series’ originator Natsume for complete authenticity, and partnered with developer Daredevil for its impressive experience in delivering engaging and kid-friendly experiences based on trusted children’s brands. We can’t wait to share the outstanding results of this combined project with youngsters across the globe”.

Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers Key Features

  • The ultimate Harvest Moon sandbox! Enjoy an intuitive interface with no text to read – a perfect playset for pre-schoolers.
  • Grow veggies in the vegetable patch, planting seeds and then helping 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.

 

Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers is a one-time purchase app, completely ad-free and with no micro-transactions or in-app purchases. The app will be priced around $3.99/€3.99/£3.99 or local currency equivalent.

Harvest Moon Lil’ Farmers will release for iOS and Android devices across the globe from May 25 this year. For more information about territory release dates and pricing, product information, and more, follow Rising Star Games on Twitter and visit the official Rising Star Games website.

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ABOUT NATSUME

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

ABOUT DAREDEVIL DEVELOPMENT

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/

ABOUT RISING STAR GAMES

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

 

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