GamingUnion.net: "There's trouble in Harmonica Town and you're the only one who can stop it. You being a young lad who's just come to the town with the hopes of establishing his own farm. As a premise, it couldn't be any more departed from the rest of the industry's over-drammatic tales of woe if it tried, but that's what makes Harvest Moon endearing. It has still maintained its ability to stick to its guns and deliver a fun experience, while still finding quirky ways to expand and cater to its very dedicated fanbase. And this is no different with Harvest Moon: Animal Parade."