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Harvest Moon, Pokemon, and Animal Crossing Combine in Ooblets, Coming to PC and Xbox One

Double Fine Productions and independent developer Glumberland have announced a PC and console release for Ooblets.

The self-described “Harvest Moon meets Pokémon meets Animal Crossing” game will launch for PC and Xbox One sometime in 2018.

Featured above, you can view a new trailer for the upcoming hybrid game.

Here’s a rundown on the game, via Glumberland:


Ooblets is a currently-in-development creature collection and farming game. It’s sort of like Harvest Moon meets Pokémon meets Animal Crossing meets the weird awkward people we are.

Plant, water, and harvest crops, manage and expand your farm, collect all sorts of junk, make friends, and also make littler friends (ooblets).

Use the crops you grow to befriend, upgrade, and heal ooblets. Buy a little shop and sell your excess crops and junk to the townspeople.

Explore regions like the Mamoonia desert, the spooky Nullwhere, bustling Hubton, and more! Discover loads of ooblets and battle other trainers all over the place.

Key Features

  • Live a simple life working the land (and battling magical creatures).
  • You get a little house you can decorate and expand.
  • Play at your own pace. Leave the stresses of city living behind you.
  • Take part in a bustling little town full of characters.
  • Open world exploring.
  • Visit a variety of regions (one will be under water I think!).
  • Automate production with things like sprinklers.
  • Run a shop!
  • Upgrade your dudes because I guess they’re not good enough for you.
  • Maybe you will get to name your dudes too?
  • Join an Ooblet club. Feel wanted and appreciated. Distrust other clubs’ members.
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36 comments
  1. scemar
    scemar
    February 22, 2017 at 3:57 pm

    I saw “HARVEST MOON—————–,COMING TO PC.—-” while scrolling down and got super excited
    then I read the full headline
    thanks guys

  2. Lucky
    Lucky
    February 22, 2017 at 4:11 pm

    Double Fine? You guys just love adding fuels to the fire, huh?

    Anyway, character designs scream tumblr (and Adventure Time?), and there’s a lot of female teenagers. Eh.

  3. luggage lad
    luggage lad
    February 22, 2017 at 4:19 pm

    artstyle looks like shit

  4. Audie Bakerson
    Audie Bakerson
    February 22, 2017 at 4:52 pm

    Double Fine means you pay twice.

  5. Dale Frewaldt
    Dale Frewaldt
    February 22, 2017 at 5:29 pm

    Why does she run like she’s squinting her brown eye?

  6. Tubsiwub
    Tubsiwub
    February 22, 2017 at 5:42 pm

    lolwut? That’s a silly concept.

  7. Kakaku
    Kakaku
    February 22, 2017 at 6:15 pm

    The game isn’t coming to PS4. You guys need to change the title. The game looks like dissapointment incarnate, but someone might be interested.

  8. Scruffy, the Janitor
    Scruffy, the Janitor
    February 22, 2017 at 6:37 pm

    Uh oh, Schafer must be low on funds for Psychonaughts 2…

  9. Adohleas
    Adohleas
    February 22, 2017 at 6:43 pm

    The description makes it sound fun, but it looks a bit weird in the aesthetic department. I’ll just keep a mental note of this game.

  10. TheOnceAndFutureKing
    TheOnceAndFutureKing
    February 22, 2017 at 7:00 pm

    i like the concept, but the art style looks too much like a Tumblr fanart of adventure time

  11. Gaspar
    Gaspar
    February 22, 2017 at 7:46 pm

    I like the idea on paper, but the tone and artstyle might get old a bit fast.
    I’ll keep an eye on it!

  12. RetroGamer
    RetroGamer
    February 22, 2017 at 8:19 pm

    Double Swine.

  13. Astro
    Astro
    February 22, 2017 at 9:38 pm

    This looks like the game tumblr’s always dreamed of. If they have a demo i’d give it a shot, otherwise this will be a total pass for me. Not just because of the art style, but knowing Double Fine involved means this game will probably be either A) Awful or B) Mediocre & Uninspired. They haven’t made anything GOOD since the original Psychonauts. They’ve had only “meh” and worse since then.

  14. Fenrir007
    Fenrir007
    February 22, 2017 at 9:46 pm

    Double Fine? No, thanks. I like my games finished.

  15. s_fnx
    s_fnx
    February 22, 2017 at 10:15 pm

    Nice bait title.

  16. GlacialSolace
    GlacialSolace
    February 22, 2017 at 10:21 pm

    1/10 Not enough pedantic sock puppetry.

  17. EroBotan
    EroBotan
    February 22, 2017 at 11:56 pm

    who is that lol?

  18. EroBotan
    EroBotan
    February 22, 2017 at 11:57 pm

    at least they’re prettier than Mass Effect Andromeda

  19. Ophel
    Ophel
    February 23, 2017 at 12:14 am

    Same.Goddammit.

  20. Brandon Orselli
    Brandon Orselli
    February 23, 2017 at 2:38 am

    welp. got too excited – fixed!

  21. Madbrainbox
    Madbrainbox
    February 23, 2017 at 5:16 am

    Looks like Cao Cao.

  22. Shin Megami Tensei
    Shin Megami Tensei
    February 23, 2017 at 5:28 am

    Wow, Xbox One is still getting support guys!

  23. Gainsayer
    Gainsayer
    February 23, 2017 at 6:51 am

    No way people would otherwise click it when it’s regarding Double Fine.

  24. EroBotan
    EroBotan
    February 23, 2017 at 7:59 am

    but judging from his outfit, he’s not from mainland china

  25. Madbrainbox
    Madbrainbox
    February 23, 2017 at 8:13 am

    Apparently he’s Gao Ding.I guess Cao Cao was a little skinnier.

  26. EroBotan
    EroBotan
    February 23, 2017 at 8:25 am

    i see thanks! i think i remember him in the nanman campaign :D

  27. Dave
    Dave
    February 23, 2017 at 11:36 am

    The game looks nice, in terms of both gameplay and aesthetic, but those animations look horrid. All those characters look like they were mocap’d using Kinect.

    And of course,
    >giving money to double fine

  28. evoke
    evoke
    February 23, 2017 at 3:21 pm

    i’m glad i’m not the only one who noticed that. it was an instant turnoff for me.

  29. Brett Stelly
    Brett Stelly
    February 23, 2017 at 10:29 pm

    Is that orange thing based on Finn the human?

  30. Phasmatis75
    Phasmatis75
    February 24, 2017 at 12:41 am

    Unique, fresh, and yet somehow extremely bland feeling.

  31. Γεώργιος Αρχαιοκαπηλίδης
    Γεώργιος Αρχαιοκαπηλίδης
    February 25, 2017 at 11:10 pm

    When a game tries to be advertised with the line “X game meets Y game”, it shows the lack of originality and quality it has that ends up to use other companies’ IPs to advertise theirs.

  32. Tom Kempson
    Tom Kempson
    February 27, 2017 at 8:22 am

    They are only publishing, don’t worry <3~