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Banpresto selling glut of Mother toys in next six months


Jul 20
If you need another, physical reminder that the Mother series gets no love outside of Japan, this story is for you. Banpresto has announced a new line of statues featuring characters from Mother and EarthBound. The first... read

E3 10: Exploring the office of Dr. Andonuts


Jun 17
EarthBound/Mother fans know who Dr. Andonuts is. The rest of you don't. If you're one of those in "the rest," I can tell you in brief that Dr. Andonuts is a major character in one of Nintendo's most beloved and maltreated se... read

Mother 3 figurines will make you weep tears of joy


Dec 06
You know that list of top 50 games of the decade that one site did? You know, the one. The one where we had Mother 3 as the third greatest game of this decade. I bet you thought there wasn't a way we could honor the game any ... read

Nepotism FTW: Spirit Tracks has Mother 3's rope snake


Dec 04
So I guess the Mother/Earthbound community has been talking about this for a while, but I didn't see the connection until this morning as I was cruising around the Game Watch Impress looking for news. LoZ: Spirit Tracks has b... read

The Memory Card .76: Brotherly love


Nov 19
“The Memory Card” is a seasonal feature that dissects and honors some of the most artistic, innovative, and memorable videogame moments of all time. We all have experienced our fair share of sad moments in videoga... read

Giygas: A psychoanalysis of evil Itself


Oct 18
[Editor's note: We're not just a (rad) news site -- we also publish opinions/editorials from our community & employees like this one, though be aware it may not jive with the opinions of Destructoid as a whole, or how our... read

The Memory Card .60: Flint's rage


Apr 02
This is it, kids: the Season 3 finale of The Memory Card. Like always, though, this feature will be back before you know it for a hopefully star-studded Season 4. My love of classic 16-bit era sprite graphics is so strong tha... read

Fils-Aime is a 'big Mother fan,' game still not coming out


Apr 02
Nintendo nerds all want Mother 3 to come out. I get that. Hell, even Nintendo boss Reggie Fils-Aime gets it -- he loves the game. Despite his love for the title, Reggie sets the record straight on this much-wanted game in a r... read

Brownie Brown interested in Wii title and Mother 3 localization


Jan 21
Brownie Brown is not a hooker, but it's looking for work. President of the studio, Shinichi Kameoka recently spoke to Siliconera about the developer’s desires for the future. Kameoka said that he would “like to tr... read

If you are already a fan of the other games in the series, there's no question why the excitement is so great for the English translation of Mother 3. Maybe you haven't discussed or even heard of the game, and reading all the... read feature

The book fetish fairy strikes again: The unofficial Mother 3 Handbook


Oct 20
I was suffering the paroxyms of book fetishist rapture last week after finally getting a gander at the Ninokuni in all its glory last week, but it seems that my day is not over yet when it comes to my hobby. As you may know, ... read

Done and done: Mother 3 fan translation is complete!


Oct 17
We told you it was coming, and we just wanted to give you a heads up: the Mother 3 fan translation project is complete!"After more than 13 years of waiting, the sequel to EarthBound is now in English!" writes Tomato... read

Destructoid interview: Starmen.net webmaster Reid Young


Oct 17
It has been a long journey for Reid Young, webmaster of Starmen.net. For over a decade, he and a band of devoted followers have been fighting a losing battle with Nintendo of America. What Reid (popularly known by his handle ... read

Fan translation of Mother 3 is finally finished!


Oct 15
Oh my gosh, I can’t believe the day has finally come (and before you yell, yes, I know this news was official a couple nights ago -- you can blame the blind, homeless children I have been reading bedtime stories to the ... read

Free game is free: Fan made Earthbound spin off available now


Feb 08
A lot of Western gamers have been sad for years over Nintendo's continued refusal to localize more games in the Mother/Earthbound series (the home of Smash Bros Brawl characters Ness and Lucas). But luckily we have the crazed... read

Surfer Girl: Mother/Earthbound series to hit US, possibly next year


Dec 26
Even after talking to the famed tipster Surfer Girl, we still don't know what to make of her. We do know that she says a lot of things that we like to hear, and on Christmas she said that the Mother/Earthbound series will com... read

To dream the impossible dream: The first ten minutes of Mother 3 now in English


Dec 16
 Genesis Starmen.net does what Ninten-don't. For over a year now, their team of dedicated programmers have been plugging away on making a translation hack of the Japanese language only GBA game Mother 3/Earthbound2. And ... read

The Smash DOJO!! recap: Two player co-op is in ... sort of


Oct 05
The week started off with a new challenger! Lucas has joined the Brawl and he has made his way from MOTHER 3. Masahiro makes a small mention towards Ness as well in this update. He will more than likely make it back. I made m... read

Been awhile, kids -- it's your favorite Linde, freshly returned from the barbaric wastes of Hungary, where goose liver serves as both key component to every meal and a common substitute for drinking water. Them folks are craz... read feature

Starmen.net assaults Nintendo of America with envelopes, books


Aug 20
You guys already know the score -- when there's movin' and shakin' in the way of EarthBound or Mother news, I'm usually the nerd on call to give you the skinny. And since almost every ounce of movin' and/or shakin' these days... read

Marathon: Durandal port should come with Dramamine


Aug 02
Bungie's classic Mac first-person shooter Marathon: Durandal is now available for download on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace. A mere 800 points nabs you this Freeverse-made remake, souped up in high-definition. It's just too bad t... read

Starmen.net's EarthBound Anthology


Jul 06
Sure, some might stare a bit cockeyed at the EarthBound fan community, but you can't say they're not resourceful, dedicated, and above all, tenacious. Proof positive: over 250 pages of devotion bound in one book, the ... read

Two teams make one in ongoing quest for a Mother 3 translation


Jul 04
Destructoid is no stranger to the myriad Mother 3 translation dramabombs that have dropped since the game's original Japanese (and nowhere else) release of the game, mostly due to my corrupt influence. But now we've g... read

Mother 3 soundtracks available on US iTunes store


Apr 02
Hello, people outside of Japan! How are you today? I have some exciting news! You can finally now download your favorite tunes from the Game Boy Advance game, Mother 3! Two soundtracks have been made available -- Mother 3+ a... read

Mother 3 translation actually making progress; take THAT Aaron!


Mar 03
Remember when Aaron so somberly wept over the last shreds of hope regarding a proper translation for Mother 3? As it turns out, he wept a bit prematurely.HarassmentPanda (which, we're going to assume is not his Christia... read






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