Today marks the initial release date of popular farming farm simulation video game developed and published by Victor Interactive Software. Harvest Moon 64 released in Japan February 5, 1999 as Bokujō Monogatari 2 on the Nintendo 64.

The objective of Harvest Moon 64 is to restore and maintain an abandoned farm left to the player by their grandfather. Along with restoring the farm, there are a number of other side quests that the player may choose to partake in, including training and racing a horse, selling crops, participating in a variety of town festivals, falling in love and getting married, collecting recipes, and collecting photographs from various achievements and events.