Birthdays coming west, first gameplay

NIS America publishing the game in North America and Europe.


Birthdays, the newly announced simulation game from Bokujou Monogatari (Harvest Moon / Story of Seasons) creator Yasuhiro Wada and Toybox Games, will come to North America and Europe via NIS America, Japanese publisher Arc System Works announced.

Arc System Works also opened the game’s Japanese teaser website today, providing a minute-and-a-half of gameplay footage.

The “life creation garden game” will let players create, steadily evolve, and develop environments on new lands where living things are born. From ancient plants and dinosaurs, and going as far as humanity, players will aim to give birth to a variety of living things, and create a world where living things that under ordinary circumstances would live in different eras can coexist.

Birthdays is due out for PlayStation 4 in Japan on January 19. Arc System Works did not mention a release date for the western release.

Watch the footage below. View a set of screenshots at the gallery.

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