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May 16th, 2015 | EarthBound, Uncommon Knowledge | 9 Comments

A few weeks ago, JWitzz posted a video showcasing similarities between EarthBound/MOTHER games and Pokemon: There’s info in there about “NINTEN” being a hidden default name in a Pokemon game – if true, that’s news to me, especially with “SONY” being the antagonist’s hidden default name too. I’m sure the NINTEN name is just a coincidence (simil...Read More »

 

October 23rd, 2013 | MOTHER 3 | 38 Comments

Brian sent this in the other day about the latest Pokemon games: Hi, Tomato. First of all, just wanted to thank you for all the work you’ve done in both the translation/localization scene and the Mother fandom. So here’s the thing; I’ve just started Pokemon X, and I wanted to set my trainer message to something that would reflect my love of the Mother series. Fuzzy Pickles is my...Read More »

 

October 19th, 2013 | Images, MOTHER 3 | 26 Comments

Since this seems to be Unofficial Reference Week here at EB Central, here’s another possible reference, this time a MOTHER 3 one in Pokemon X & Y. Dylankernou writes: So in Pokemon X and Y in “Shalour City” I noticed what I assume to be a Mother 3 reference in the Pokemon Center, a punk NPC gives out the follow text: “I’ve been playing this sweet game recently, y...Read More »

 

August 14th, 2012 | Images, MOTHER 1 | 11 Comments

I don’t usually post a lot of lookalike stuff on here anymore, but this one was too cool not to pass up! Speedy_Fox_IV sent this in: Hey Tomato, I was watching some of the old episodes of Pokemon and I saw a familar character pop up in the background during “a blink and you’ll miss it moment”. Turns out Teddy loves to dance. The episode was flower power from the third seaso...Read More »

 

November 16th, 2011 | Audio Stuff, MOTHER 3, Uncommon Knowledge | 79 Comments

For a long time now people have been telling me that various stuff from Pokemon seems very MOTHER-ish and especially MOTHER 3-ish. Here’s a song that especially gets cited: I can hear similarities, but are they really on purpose? I haven’t played any Pokemon games since Red/Blue (get off my lawn ya kids there’s only 151 pokemon as far as i’m concerned *shakes double canes*...Read More »

 
 

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