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Today, Marvelous revealed 2 new TV commercials in preparation for the upcoming launch of Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages. The 2 commercials each include elements from the game but are only 15 seconds long. In addition to the commercials, Marvelous also released a longer promotional video that contains some gameplay footage.

Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages launches 23 June in Japan with no current plans of a Western release. Here are the commercials and promo video:

Commercial 1:

Commercial 2:

Finally, here’s the promo video:

Marvelous published a new trailer for Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages today, which you can check out below. The trailer gives a good overview of the game’s various aspects – farming, raising animals, forming relationships with other characters and so on. The game will be released in Japan on June 23rd; a Western release date has not yet been announced.

This week’s issue of Famitsu provides more information on Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages. We have details about additional characters, events, and facilities.

First up is Ford, one of the groom candidates. He’s a doctor and has a clinic located in Wes Town under the name White Castle. Ford’s part time job has him being a test subject for his medicine experiments that have different effects. He’s involved with child delivery, too.

Marvelous is working with Nintendo to include Mario costumes in Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages. However, that’s not the only collaboration planned for the game. This week’s Famitsu also reveals that a Hamtaro collaboration will be added to the game.

Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages will feature Hamtaro as one of the available pets. Kurumi Mamiya, the character’s voice actress, will reprise her role. Creator Ritsuko Kawai also signed off on the collaboration.

Aside from that, Famitsu confirms that Dessie and Witchie are being brought back for the game. We also know that a new fairy will appear.

We’ll have the new Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages scans tomorrow. For now, here’s a sneak peek of Famitsu’s coverage:

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This month’s issue of Nintendo Dream has some coverage of Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages. Friends of Free Villages posted a translation of the article, and we’ve rounded up the details below. We also have a gallery with Nintendo Dream’s scans.

– As in previous games, the maker will turn wool and other materials into thread
– Ex: materials necessary to make white cloth: sheep’s wool and a white flower
– Cooking recipes shown for a couple of dishes
– Milky Salad requires milk (any type) and a vegetable (any type). Dish effects: stamina will slowly replenish.
– Kenchin-jiru requires daikon (Japanese radish), carrot, burdock root, and shiitake. Dish effects: you can walk faster.
– Nasi Goreng requires rice, onion, shrimp (any type), and soy sauce. Dish effects: your stamina will deplete more slowly.
– You don’t make clothing yourself
– Every village has places where you can get clothing made for you
– You bring the materials, and the shop owner will do the rest
– Tsuyukusa Village is home to a large warehouse-like building called “Daikoku Stores”
– This is named after the Shinto god of wealth, commerce and trade
– A clothing store, dry goods shop, and food store can be found in the Daikoku Stores
– Hinata has two older brothers, two younger brothers, and one younger sister
– He’s not the eldest; he’s a middle child

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Mario and Peach costumes had previously been shown for Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages. We pretty much knew that equivalents for Luigi and Toad would be in the game, but now we have our first look at both.

Luigi’s costume allows for better fishing results. With Toad’s costume, the player can gradually recover health.

Marvelous has published a new set of Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages screenshots based on Famitsu’s coverage last week. Find today’s images in the gallery below.

This week’s issue of Famitsu has a sizable update on Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages. The magazine offers four pages of coverage with new details about the game.

One of the more notable aspects of Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages is that Nintendo costumes will be featured. Players can dress up as the likes of Mario, Luigi, Peach, and Toad. Interestingly, these will take on more than just appearance changes, as they’ll have some effects as well. Mario’s costume raises movement speed while Peach’s costume makes it easier to raise friendships.

Preview images for the latest issue of Famitsu have revealed that the upcoming Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages will feature costumes from the Super Mario series, specifically Mario himself and Peach. We will have more detailed information for you once this week’s issue of Famitsu is out.

Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages will be released in Japan on June 23rd. A Western release date has not yet been announced.

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Marvelous has released a new introduction trailer for Story of Seasons: Good Friends of Three Villages. Check it out below.