Viva la Vita: "At E3 2012 Natsume announced a mysterious video game called Project Happiness. The new title boasted some big names, from Yasuhiro Wada, the creator of Harvest Moon and Little King's Story, music by Final Fantasy's Nobuo Uematsu, with art by Atsuko Nishida. The game went silent following its announcement, until today, when Famitsu unveiled the game to now be called, Hometown Story. The game will have players running a store, but rather than simply being focused on productivity and big business players will be encouraged to listen to the stories their customers have to share. The game, developed by Wada's new studio, Toybox, was originally announced for the Nintendo 3DS, and mobile platforms, but the Famitsu reveal simply lists it for handhelds. The game is about 50-60% complete, and the footage below is of the 3DS version:
Natsume will release the in North America, with Rising Star Games handling European publishing duties. A release window hasn't been announced."