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Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness (DS)

Harvest Moon DS: Island of Happiness (DS)
alaScore 79

16 reviews

Oct, 2014

  • No negative mentions yet

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews from magazines and websites. People are impressed by the gameplay and value for money.

value for money, gameplay

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 79/100 = Good quality.

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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...

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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.

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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...


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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

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bad bad bad


this game is terrible i bought this game because im a big harvest moon fan but they really mucked this one up the graphics are terrible u cant do very much before fainting so u must keep a constant eye on your energy its a real pain the only good thing...

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Harvest Moon


The over game is good but there are a few points that I found disappointing.

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Not Good :(


I have always loved harvest moon and thought all the games were great! And when I saw this game i was real exited as you can choose the sex of your character!

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not bad


This game is ok but i just have a few little problems with it.the harvest sprites do not help you in this game at all,so if you have got lots of crops and animals to care for it does take a long time to do it.petting the animals every day does get a...

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It's alright..."


This is a great game after you've gotten used to it, I suppose. It's stillvery similar to the other Harvest Moon games in terms of ranching experience.Something new in this game is that you basically upgrade everythingindividually, like so, when you...

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Simply Awesome


This game is simply awesome. No timescale in which to complete so you can take the game at your own pace and run your farm the way you want to.