Earlier today, in tune with the North American release, MAQL Europe, which is the European sect of Japan’s Marvelous AQL, announced that their Nintendo 3DS title, Rune Factory 4, will see release across Europe in the spring of 2014.
Rune Factory 4 is a new take on the farming JRPG genre, incorporating both the series’ much loved farming system, and classical elements of action role playing games.
The game’s plot takes place in the Kingdom of Norad, where gamers will choose to play the role of either a prince or princess, and will set about trying to restore prosperity to the town of Selphia. The game will incorporate a number of social role playing elements, such as dating, and interacting with the local community. Or, if you feel bored with the townsfolk, gamers can venture out into the surrounding dungeons and caves in search of loot and monsters to tame.
Rune Factory 4 has a rich plot with memorable characters, and incorporates many loved facets of JRPG gaming. It’s definitely one worth keeping an eye on.