Itoi’s New MOTHER Page Translated
Back in 2000 (holy crap it’s already 13 years later), when the Nintendo 64 version of MOTHER 3 – aka EarthBound 64 – was cancelled, Satoru Iwata, Shigeru Miyamoto, and Shigesato Itoi sat down and talked all about the cancellation. It was then posted online over the course of like 15 pages.
There was so much text that nobody ever really fully translated the discussion… until now! Translation powerhouse Chewy had posted a full translation of the historic discussion here!
Read about how Iwata blames himself for the project failing! Read about their feelings on making it a 3D game rather than 2D! And read about how their initial idea to make a GBA version of the game was scoffed at!
Thanks again to Chewy for slaying this translation beast once and for all!
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17 Comments to EarthBound 64 Cancellation Discussion – Now Fully Translated!
- Paul McCartney: MOTHER 1,MOTHER 2 had censorship outside Japan and now MOTHER 3(had different width of stage details and unused game contents) will...
- Gamerz31w: Niche cliché
- KingMike: I thought the unintended theme was: release EarthBound in Argentina.
- Dr.Saturn: If it were ported I would totally play it
- NessinEagleland: Is the Earthbound series REALLY that niche anymore? Just VC games are dominated nintendos digital sales charts