Kevin Jones writes: "The Rune Factory series spawned from the Harvest Moon games. The farming simulation while fun, was an incredibly niche game for certain people. The Rune Factory series stepped up to the plate and put some action into the games. Soon people were crawling through dungeons, farming, and offering up a good ol’ dating simulation that didn’t make them feel girly. In each new edition to the series the games change for the better, can Rune Factory: Tides of Destiny set itself apart from the others in the series?"