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June 26th, 2017 | EarthBound, Hacking, Merchandise, MOTHER 1, MOTHER 3, Videos | 7 Comments

I’ve been meaning to post several updates for a while now, so let’s just tackle them all at once! EarthBound on Super NES Classic Mini The rumors came true – Nintendo is releasing a Super NES counterpart to the NES Classic Mini. It’s going to have a bunch of classic SNES games… including EarthBound! It’s also going to feature Starfox 2, which should be really in...Read More »

 

June 19th, 2017 | Images, MOTHER 3 | 8 Comments

During a recent WWE event, a fan could be seen holding up a “LOCALIZE MOTHER 3” sign near the ring: It turns out that that fan was none other than magypsyparty! This is actually the second time this has happened. The first time it happened was a year ago, when a different fan held up a similar sign. Is this the start of a new trend? (P.S. I’m a bit behind on recent EarthBound ne...Read More »

 

April 21st, 2017 | EarthBound, EarthBound 64, Merchandise, MOTHER 3, Videos | 10 Comments

A bunch of EarthBound things have happened lately, so here’s a quick look at some of them! Lasgna Cat is back, and one of the short episodes featured some MOTHER 3 stuff: One of those super-rare MOTHER 2 jackets went up for auction in Japan. The starting bid of $2000 scared everyone away, though, so it went without any bids at all. A semi-rare EarthBound ruler hit eBay and eventually sold...Read More »

 

January 19th, 2017 | Food, MOTHER 3, Videos | 7 Comments

Jammy sent in a video that shows off a fan-made recipe for the Pork Noodles food item that appears in MOTHER 3: I’m not a very good cook but I this seems enough for even me to try! You can also find other game and pop culture-themed recipes on Jammy’s YouTube page here. If you have any EarthBound/MOTHER recipes of your own, share them in the comments! I once made some Giygas cookies&#...Read More »

 

July 15th, 2016 | MOTHER 3, Uncommon Knowledge, Videos | 11 Comments

MOTHER 3 was released on the Japanese Wii U Virtual Console last year but no one really knew if it had undergone any changes from its original Game Boy Advance release. That changed last month, when some of the EarthBound hacker guys and I finally got to dig into the new game’s data! In all, it appears that three small changes were made. The programming code that makes these changes work wer...Read More »

 

April 28th, 2016 | Images, MOTHER 3 | 23 Comments

Multiple people sent this my way – apparently someone was holding up a “LOCALIZE MOTHER 3” sign during a recent WWE SmackDown wrestling event: I don’t know any details beyond that, so if anyone has any more info or pics/videos lemme know! ...Read More »

 

April 10th, 2016 | MOTHER 3 | 6 Comments

A French fan translation of MOTHER 3 is set to be released on April 20, which will also mark the 10th anniversary of the game’s release in Japan. The team has put together a promo video for the translation: The translation will be available here when the fated date arrives. ...Read More »

 

February 9th, 2016 | MOTHER 3, Rumors | 45 Comments

A few days back some rumors started swirling about MOTHER 3 being localized outside of Japan. I’ve gotten a lot of messages and questions since then, but I don’t know what’s going on with these rumors. I hope they’re accurate, but I haven’t seen anything to substantiate them on my end. I’m as interested about what happens next as you are. ...Read More »

 

January 31st, 2016 | EarthBound 64, Interviews, Itoi, MOTHER 3 | 23 Comments

Last year, during the special MOTHER 2 event I assume, Nintendo Dream interviews Shigesato Itoi about a number of different topics, including MOTHER 3, the Nintendo 64 version of the game, fans outside of Japan, MOTHER 4, and more. Nintendo Dream: I see. Even though Mother 3 hasn’t been released overseas yet, they know about Lucas from SSB… Shigesato Itoi: But recently when I heard from foreig...Read More »

 

December 17th, 2015 | Merchandise, MOTHER 3, Videos | 12 Comments

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 »

 
 

Recent Comments

  • KingMike: Feels old realizing that date was 10 years since the Simpsons movie came out. Seems like yesterday I was watching it with a Rush Hour 3...
  • Bits of Pop: I had Mother 3 imported when it was released and played through it without knowing Japanese. Years later I played it in English once...
  • CrouchingMouse: @schmeg: It’s possible he played through the game in Japanese with (or without) a translation guide before the fan...
  • schmeg: “…. so he’s experienced the game entirely in Japanese” Uh….probably not?
  • Mato: Oh yeah! I can’t believe I forgot, I even had some of my EarthBound books as a prize for it!
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