• Publisher: Natsume
  • Release Date: Nov 22, 2000

Generally favorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 6
  2. Negative: 0 out of 6
  1. Ignore Harvest Moon and you'll be ignoring one of the cutest and most original RPGs you're ever likely to see. It ought to be on everyone's 'must play' list.
  2. 100
    Be forewarned: This game could grow on you, one of the subtlest treats for the Playstation.
  3. Surprisingly one of the most satisfying role-playing experiences to be found on the PlayStation.
  4. 75
    Gets high points for being unique and reaching out to a new crowd of fun-loving would-be farmers. But as aforementioned, I personally don't find heaps of enjoyment in games this incredibly slow.
  5. The quintessential Harvest Moon, and Natsume will be hard-pressed to top this one in terms of added gameplay, additional farming tasks to complete, areas to explore and women to woo. For fans of the series, this is a must-buy, and a must-see for those looking for something a little different.
  6. 70
    Harvest Moon isn't for the impatient gamer, but those who stick with it long enough will discover its rustic charm.
User Score

Universal acclaim- based on 54 Ratings

User score distribution:
  1. Positive: 29 out of 29
  2. Mixed: 0 out of 29
  3. Negative: 0 out of 29
  1. Jul 23, 2012
    I had so much fun playing this game it's just stupid - pure and innocent, cute, quite long: the perfect game. This will be one of the first games I'll show to my children. Full Review »
  2. Mar 27, 2014
    Remake of Harvest Moon 64. The best Harvest Moon. Although another remake of this game (Harvest Moon: Friends of Mineral Town) arguably has more charm. Full Review »
  3. Dec 27, 2013
    Very fun farming game that is way cooler than that farmville game ppl play. This game has charm and it is gladly a game that i have kept all of these years. Full Review »