1up.com’s MOTHER 3 Review
The other day I posted this Fangamer video about a charity auction for the upcoming EarthBound Bash: Anyway, yesterday Chewy and I sat down and translated/subtitled it into Japanese to share with Itoi and the folks at his office. And almost immediately after Itoi saw it, he made a Tweet about it and shared it with everyone he could! This roughly translates to: I got an e-mail from @lindsayn. She...Read More »
Some new things for the upcoming EarthBound Baaaash have been revealed! Already, a number of guests and attractions have been announced, but now it’s time to kick things up a notch! Marcus Lindblom First up is Marcus Lindblom, the localization director for EarthBound! He’ll be flying in to Tucson to attend the event, and I’m sure he’ll have tons of amazing experiences and s...Read More »
A fan named Hunter sent this my way recently: A fellow EB fan I know from college made this video showcasing the Earthbound guardians in animated 3D. It’s a bit rough in some areas, but I think the interpretations are spot-on. (Note: if typos make you upset, maybe don’t watch this ) Wow, that’s actually really cool! I’ve often wondered what a modern EarthBound remake, if...Read More »
A while back we looked at an EarthBound Zero review video done by the Slime TV YouTube guys. They posted a MOTHER 3 video a few weeks back, and here’s what they have to say! Hi, we previously reviewed Earthbound Zero on our show and it ended up being featured on the site and I’m sending this message to let you know we recently posted a review on Mother 3. Of course we love the series a...Read More »
I somehow stumbled upon this bizarre Japanese video with the NK Cyborg boss battle music and couldn’t NOT share it: I have no idea what’s going on. And that’s why I like it! (Although if anyone CAN explain, please enlighten me!) ...Read More »
I’m very much out of the loop, but there’s a series of Japanese visual novel games called DRAMAtical Murder. I don’t know much about it, except for what I’ve read here. It seems that for an April Fools joke, a parody called DRAMAtical Mother was created that looks a lot like MOTHER 1: Here’s a video of it in action: And it looks like you can play it here (scroll do...Read More »
Tool-assisted speedrun expert pirohiko recently found a way to glitch MOTHER 2 and complete the game in 4 minutes and 4 seconds, which improves over previous TAS records. Here’s a look at it in action! (And thanks to Zinco for keeping me informed about it!) There’s a big, detailed explanation on how this was all done here, and although it’s in Japanese you might still find it in...Read More »
If you’ve ever wanted a Giygas of your own, now you can make one out of paper, thanks to Squeezycheesecake! And here’s a video showing it being put together: You can check out many other EarthBound/MOTHER series papercrafts here! ...Read More »
After teasing the date 9/9 for a while, Mr. Tenda posted a video of the in-progress MOTHER remake hack, showcasing a train ride from one town to another: MAN, that’s impressive! The team’s doing some amazing work If you’ve never seen it before, here’s how the train ride looks and sounds in the original game: If you want to keep an eye on this remake project and stay sup...Read More »
The Super Soul Bros is a band that “plays live video game music, with soul.” It’s also comprised of some of the guys who work on EarthBound Saga! (Wow, EB Saga has its own Wikipedia article ) In one of their most recent concerts they played a version of the naming screen music from EarthBound, check it out! The other songs they played this concert are online for you to listen t...Read More »
- Mr. Tenda: 200 yen, huh? That means they’ll be like $40 on eBay, I guess. Man, it sure would be nice to live in Japan…
- BobLikesToFart: I am making a mother 4 fangame and graphics are alkie
- Nintendork: I can already see people getting ahead of themselves, thinking that this is a ‘sign from Nintendo’. Still, very cool, even...
- pk_stan: In my digging for info on these, I found a site selling bags of 50 assorted figures for around 8,000 yen. I believe the site was for...
- MagikoopaMaster: 2013 really was a good year for the series wasn’t it?