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August 4th, 2012 | EarthBound, MOTHER 1, Videos | 9 Comments

A bunch of people sent in news about this yesterday. Here’s how Furball200x explains it: Okay, so there’s this video series on youtube called Lore, and what it is is they have popular gaming-related internet personalities describe the backstory lore to a video game that interests in them in a minute. So here it is: Earthbound Lore in a Minute Featuring Chuggaaconroy. Chuggaaconroy basical...Read More »


May 16th, 2012 | Audio Stuff, EarthBound, MOTHER 3 | 9 Comments

JRokujuushi recently sent this in: I recently started uploading my music and arrangements to YouTube, and one of the arrangements was a mix of the first part of the Giygas fight and the Natural Killer Cyborg fight. I thought the site visitors might enjoy it. Check it out here: I wasn’t sure how well they’d mesh, but it worked out surprisingly well 😀 ...Read More »


February 17th, 2012 | Auctions, EarthBound | 7 Comments

Each week for the past few weeks I’ve been selling some cool and unusual stuff from my EarthBound/MOTHER collection. This week is a DVD of the movie that helped inspire Giygas! I bought this DVD – The Military Policeman and the Dismembered Beauty – many years ago to finally find out what Shigesato Itoi was talking about in this crazy interview. I tracked it down and imported it and ...Read More »


February 3rd, 2012 | EarthBound, Uncommon Knowledge | 34 Comments

Over on deviantART, Akatsuman132 posted this interesting similarity of Giygas and the movie poster for “Pink Floyd – The Wall”: Given the sheer amount of Western pop culture references in MOTHER 2/EarthBound (reference 1, reference 2, reference 3) it doesn’t seem too farfetched. What do you guys think? Thanks to yp95 for the tip! ...Read More »


January 31st, 2012 | MOTHER 1, Videos | 28 Comments

Riccardo sent in this video he made – it’s a really cool remake of the original MOTHER game’s intro: Nice work, everyone involved! ...Read More »


January 1st, 2012 | EarthBound, Videos | 55 Comments

Tanner pointed me to this video linking Giygas with Reggie, president of Nintendo of America: I love this silliness and I want to see more 😛 ...Read More »


November 10th, 2011 | EarthBound, Videos | 31 Comments

A bunch of readers sent in news that ScrewAttack.com did a video about the top 10 scariest retro game enemies, and Giygas got first place. Check it out: That Giygas theory just keeps on kicking, doesn’t it? ...Read More »


December 31st, 2010 | EarthBound, Images, Uncommon Knowledge | 22 Comments

Komaru recently sent in this scan from the UK magazine Retro Gamer that talks about anti-piracy measures in video games. EarthBound’s anti-piracy measures are almost infamous by now, as you can see: (click for full image) There are a few tiny facts off in the article, but I can understand why they were made – in my original article here I didn’t mention that each start-up check ...Read More »


June 25th, 2010 | Smash Bros., Videos | 66 Comments

BigSharkZ sent this is in: Here I present you one of my latest hacks, “Against Giygas V2” a stage I made in the past, but that I now revamped by removing the platform, making the custom “song” for it, and fixing some textures. I’ve been hacking this game since two years ago, and I hope you’ll enjoy this stage as much as I do. I gotta say, that’s one of th...Read More »


March 16th, 2010 | EarthBound, Images | 19 Comments

Carnifex posted these cool Giygas-themed headphones over on the Starmen.Net forums. They’re really cool, so I thought I’d show them here too 😀 #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-captio...Read More »


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