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Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness (DS)

Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness (DS)
alaScore 85

25 reviews

May, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness (DS). The average rating for this product is 3.2/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Nintendo DS Games for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the controls and price. The gameplay and design are also appreciated.

design, gameplay, price, controls

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Nintendo DS Games the Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness (DS) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by : Family Friendly Gaming (

Harvest Moon DS Island of Happiness

Feb, 2013

Expert review by : RPGamer (

Island of Sloppiness

Jul, 2011

Expert review by : Game Informer (

If Cow Milking Could Malfunction

Sep, 2009

Expert review by : Common Sense Media (

Plodding farming sim that's more work than fun.


Parents need to know that this is the latest release in a series of simulation games that all focus on farming, raising livestock, and finding a spouse. While this E-rated game has no offensive material, it's a game with frustrating controls and a...

Jul, 2009

Expert review by : Graham Russell (

Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness


Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness is one of two titles released by Natsume to celebrate the series' tenth anniversary. Essentially an upgraded version of Harvest Moon DS with a different story, it would normally be correct to challenge such a product...

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : GamesRadar (

Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness


Stylus controls work nicely, Bright, detailed, cute and colorful, Worryingly addictive

Same as every Harvest Moon, Ambient tunes get tiresome, Not carefree fun

Oct, 2008

Expert review by : Kyle Orland (

Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness (DS)


I'm really glad I'm not a farmer.

This review is based on a retail copy of the game purchased by Crispy Gamer.

Sep, 2008

Expert review by : Amanda L. Kondolojy (

Harvest Moon: Island of Happiness


Harvest Moon is definitely what I would refer to as a "niche" franchise. You either love it, or you don't really care about it. It may be hard to believe, but this farming sim has been with us for more than ten years, and it shows no signs of slowing...

Expert review by : NowGamer (

Harvest Moon: Island Of Happiness


It's Like Ibiza, but with more cows

Dec, 2008

Expert review by : Austin Light, GameSpot (

Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness


Island of Happiness offers plenty of satisfying farming gameplay, but the controls will leave you decidedly unhappy.

Same old dependable Harvest Moon gameplay ; Plenty of chores to keep you busy for hours

Touch-screen-only controls ruin the fun ; Stiff character animation

Sep, 2008