Rune Factory: Oceans

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Rune Factory Oceans PS3 release date

Rune Factory Oceans PS3 release date

Of farming and sailing.

PS3 farming role-playing game - "ooh, arr, I'm a farmer and this is my plough" - Rune Factory Oceans will be released on 25th May, Rising Star Games has told Eurogamer.

The game's been available for a year in Japan, and for half-a-year in the US. It's also available on Wii there. It's known as Rune Factory: Tides of Darkness in the US, and there are a handful of reviews out there. Critical opinion hovers around the average mark.

In Rune Factory Oceans, you run a farm as well as set sail on wondrous adventures, battling sea monsters for fame and glory. There's an overarching story of world-threatening evil, and you, as two people trapped in one body, need to set about saving it.

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Rising Star Games announces 2012 release schedule

Rising Star Games announces 2012 release schedule

Harvest Moon, Bit.Trip., Rune Factory receive vague release windows.

Japanese import publisher Rising Star Games has announced a bustling 2012 release schedule for Europe, with an increased emphasis on 3DS games.

Rising Star confirmed it would handle publishing duties for five 3DS titles this year, including retro rhythm title Bit.Trip Saga and the latest Harvest Moon farming sim games.

Rune Factory Oceans, the latest chapter of Harvest Moon's spin-off RPG series, will also arrive. But the PlayStation 3 and Wii game will only launch in Europe on PS3.

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New Rune Factory for PS3, Wii

Grow turnips, save the world.

A new entry in the Rune Factory franchise is heading to PlayStation 3 and Wii early next year, publisher Marvelous Entertainment has announced.