Okay, so it's not Mother 3, but Nintendo is still making an effort to bring more of the series to the west. At long last, the original 1989 Mother is available on the Wii U eShop in North America and Europe as EarthBound Beginnings, just in time for the 20th anniversary of EarthBound's SNES release. Hit the jump for a video and more.
The ever-informative Did You Know Gaming? series is back with a long, loving stare into Nintendo's Earthbound. Learn how Shigeru Miyamoto reacted to the original pitch, changes between Earthbound and Mother 2, and more in the two-parter after the jump.
The time has come at last. Earthbound is now available to download on Wii U Virtual Console in North America via the Nintendo eShop, where the beloved RPG is priced at $9.99. More after the jump!
If the announcement of Earthbound (Mother 2) coming to Wii U's Virtual Console had you hoping that Nintendo might eventually continue the series, you might want to dial back the excitement. According to a tweet from Mother series creator Shigesato Itoi, making Mother 4 would be "impossible." Read on for more.
Mother 3 has never been officially released outside of Japan, but fan translator Clyde Mandelin is offering up his files to Nintendo for free in hopes of making their decision easier. More after the jump.
It's been a long road leading up to the release of Super Nintendo RPG classic Earthbound on Virtual Console. Because of the delay, fans had their own thoughts as to why the game was being held back from re-release, most of which hinged on music samples. According to Nintendo, however, that wasn't an issue. Read on for more.
At this morning's Nintendo Direct event, Nintendo president Satoru Iwata finally announced that Earthbound will be making its way to Wii U Virtual Console by the end of the year. More after the jump!
The folks over at fan site Earthbound Central recently hopped on a couple of juicy tweets by Shigesato Itoi, one of the minds behind the beloved Mother series. Itoi is quick to point out that he isn't referring to a new game, but it does appear fans of the originals may have something to look forward to... Read on for more!