EarthBound Coffee Scene Painting
A lot of music from EarthBound gets remade by fans, but one that I rarely hear is the spooky music from Happy Happy Village. But Steven Morris recently took a stab at it, with amazing results! I shared this on EarthBound Central Live the other day, but it was just too good not to share here too. Check it out if you get a chance, and be sure to give the rest of his EarthBound covers a listen here!...Read More »
A few months back, CineFix posted a video that remakes the movie “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off” entirely in EarthBound-style graphics. If you haven’t seen it yet, check it out: They’ve posted many more movies like this in game form – you can see them all here! ...Read More »
Last Monday we held another EarthBound Central Live, but if you missed it, don’t worry! The archive is up on YouTube now: We covered a ton of different topics and then played four different games. Here’s a basic list of the highlights, but check out the whole thing for lots more! News Recap EarthBound for Sale Interview MOTHER Action Figures Big MOTHER 3 Campaign + Look at MOTHER 3 M...Read More »
Yesterday was Monday, which meant a new edition of EarthBound Central Live! This time we shared some more recent EarthBound news, took a look at some memories from the old days, shared a lot of reader e-mails, and then played a Pokey-filled hack while doing Q&A with everyone: Thanks to everyone who came by and chatted with us, it was a lot of fun! If you missed it, here are just some of the ...Read More »
After a very long break, we held another EarthBound Central Live stream the other day on Twitch! If you missed it, you can see the archive here: We covered a bunch of news that happened in the last month or two, then took a look at a dozen or so e-mails from readers. Then we played some more EarthBound while we did some Q&A and did research for my upcoming EarthBound Legends of Localization ...Read More »
Super Mario Maker is constantly coming out with new characters to play as, and the latest Japanese video has Master Belch from MOTHER 2/EarthBound slated to be playable on Dec. 19th, 2015: I don’t know if it’s going to be a worldwide release thing all at once, or if it’ll be a Japanese-only thing at first. But holy barf I NEVER expected this! Luckily I have a Japanese Wii U, so ...Read More »
MOTHER 3 was just re-released on the Japanese Wii U Virtual Console, and to commemorate the event Nintendo has all three of the Japanese games on sale for a limited time. Japanese fans are now able to buy the entire series on the Wii U: The MOTHER 3 Miiverse is also filled with lots of cool posts and drawings from Japanese fans. Fans outside of Japan have also taken to asking for a localized rel...Read More »
In the latest Nintendo Direct, it was announced that MOTHER 3 will be released on the Japanese Wii U Virtual Console on December 17, 2015: A MOTHER series-themed Nintendo prepaid card was also revealed: And of course the same Nintendo Direct shared info about the upcoming Lucas amiibo, due to be released in North America on January 22, 2016: Wow, so that’s two official pieces of MOTHER 3 ...Read More »
Editing/hacking EarthBound’s music has always been a tough, tedious chore. Usually it involves plugging in lots of numbers, data, and other complicated stuff that takes beyond the grasp of most people. But the situation has improved and now EarthBound music hacking is a little easier thanks to a bunch of new updates from EarthBound hacker BlueStone, including support for MIDI instruments! F...Read More »
Stephen Georg, who EarthBound fans might also know as xfis, has been a professional vlogger on YouTube for years. He attended Camp Fangamer back in July 2015 hoping to get some footage for his channel… but so much happened at the event that he was left with too MUCH footage! Anyway, he recently shared this via e-mail: I’ve finally gotten around to editing the vlogs I shot during Camp F...Read More »
- Ness1985: Chances are if Nintendo is actually doing it with their translation, it’ll be neutered, butchered & heavily censored.
- Esper: I’m impressed with how patiently and kindly Mato just said “STOP MESSAGING ME ABOUT MOTHER 3 RUMORS” Anyway, just keep...
- Ryan: This is exactly what someone secretly working for Nintendo would say! Mother 3 in English confirmed.
- Anonymous: I don’t mean to be too much of a conspiracist, but I think it’s perfectly possible that Mato has been contacted by Nintendo....
- Covarr: Aww, when you hadn’t responded to the rumors before, I’d kinda been hoping there was an NDA involved. I guess this means...