Review by Matt S.
It’s quite obvious why this port exists – it’s to drum up interest in the series again while Marvelous plugs away at a proper sequel, Rune Factory 5, which is due for release at some stage this year. Not that I mind being part of the marketing strategy in this instance, though. Rune Factory 4 is the kind of game that you can spend dozens of hours playing, and then replaying, so giving it another whirl has been a delight, and thanks to its focus on aesthetics over detail, the base game translates nicely to the bigger screen without the need for an overhaul and remake.
– Matt S.
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