Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town for NS – Pure Farming Fun!
Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town
Nintendo Switch Ι Genre: Happy Rural Simulation
We all know that nowadays the majority of agricultural activities are highly industrialized. In many areas of the world, the environmental equilibrium is in serious danger; also due to the use of a large number of chemical products. Luckily for the health of all of us; this way of thinking is slowly but relentlessly disappearing in favor of more traditional farming based on nature and sustainability.
Also in farming video games; we can walk along this bridge that connects traditional and modern practices to create a sort of new awareness towards good food. Intensive cultivations are bad for our planet and our bodies; producing acidification, excessive salinization, nutrient imbalance, changes of soil, and other issues the overuse of pesticides & fertilizers can cause human diseases. In titles like New Frontier Days: Founding Pioneers, Rune Factory, or Sakuna: Of Rice and Ruin we may see all the advantages of traditional farming practices in very colorful and cheerful contexts!
Healthy activities make happy people!
All of them have a double valence, from one side they offer unique challenges that allow us to improve our strategic skills, but if we go deeper, we will find that thanks to their immersive gameplay systems farming simulators have also an educational goal; more precisely they teach us that the sustainable agriculture is something we should aim for to a global level.
One of the best series focused on this way of thinking is Story of Seasons!
Known in Japan as Bokujō Monogatari (and abroad also as Harvest Moon); this long-lasting series started in 1996 on Super Famicom. Since then, the series that’s now is made of 28 episodes; allowing us to let grow a vast arrange of vegetables following the cycle of seasons. Receiving very good reviews from all the most important magazines and websites scattered at all the latitudes; the Story of Seasons series ask us to face a variety of farming difficulties taking the right decisions, and at the same time show us all the beauty of a peaceful rural life far from big cities.
In case you need something relaxing to play; you will be happy to know that the new Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town for Nintendo Switch completed its ripening!
Set in Olive Town; Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town for Nintendo Switch sees Eiji, the grandson of its founder moves from the huge city to the little town to find his roots. Unfortunately, the old farm of his ancestor is nothing but a heap of ruins. Determined to bring it back to the glory of the past; this young man does his best to rebuild the old house, cultivate the land, enjoy the peaceful countryside life, and last but not least create friendly bonds with all the towners.
Solve puzzles, play mini-games, take care of the animals… Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town for NS is a colorful, healthy adventure in which we can experience a different way of life. Helped by Mayor Victor we are encouraged to explore the town far and wide; discovering all about its interesting culture and habits.
Put a little effort every day and the old farm will magically return to life; let grow crops digitally or physically, we’re sure that Story of Seasons: Pioneers of Olive Town for NS gives us the chance to become the best crop connoisseur of the whole town!
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