Rakuen, the highly acclaimed story adventure game, is celebrating its 3rd anniversary with an animated short film release and 67% off on Steam

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Rakuen, the critically acclaimed story-based adventure game created by Plants vs Zombies composer Laura Shigihara, is expanding on its world with a new episode from the 3D animated series, “Farmer in the Sky” available now as DLC. To commemorate this occasion (and the 3rd anniversary of the game), Rakuen will be offered as a Daily Deal on Steam with a 67% discount.


Rakuen on Steam: https://store.steampowered.com/app/559210/Rakuen/
“Farmer in the Sky” DLC: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1331270/Rakuen_Animated_Short_Film__Farmer_in_the_Sky_Ep_2/
Rakuen Press Kit: https://www.igdb.com/games/rakuen/presskit
Farmer in the Sky Press Kit: http://saitouismissing.com/fits/

About Rakuen:

Rakuen is an adventure game about a little Boy who lives in the hospital. One day, the Boy asks his Mom to escort him to the fantasy world from his favorite storybook, so that he can ask the Guardian of the Forest to grant him one wish. In order to receive his wish, the Boy must complete a set of challenges that revolve around helping his neighbors in the hospital by interacting with their alter-egos in the fantasy world…

Rakuen’s release was met with critical acclaim, given 95/100 by both Polygon and CGMOnline, and has an “Overwhelmingly Positive” status from steam reviews, as one of the top 75 highest reviewed games by percentage on the platform. 

About Farmer in the Sky:

The Farmer in the Sky is a series of 3D animated short films created by Laura Shigihara and animated by Morizora Studios. The animation takes place in the beautiful fantasy world of Rakuen, and focuses on an unlikely friendship that develops between a hermit farmer and a young boy, and their many adventures. Suitable for all ages and languages (since there is no dialogue).  

About the Developer:

Laura Shigihara is video game developer/composer/singer-songwriter, known for creating Rakuen and her work as a game composer. She's created audio for over 30 published game titles (most notably, the soundtrack for Plants vs. Zombies, though also contributing music and voice work for games like To the Moon, Deltarune, World of Warcraft, and Surviving High School), the ending theme song for the Minecraft documentary, and the official Square-Enix Chrono Trigger 25th Anniversary Album.

For more information see https://www.laurashigihara.com/#about-section

Laura Shigihara’s Twitter:  http://twitter.com/supershigi
Official Rakuen Steam Page: http://store.steampowered.com/app/559210/

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