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Mother 4 trailer photo
Mother 4 trailer

Fan-made Mother 4 still on track, finally gets a gameplay trailer


Ben started sweating generously!
Feb 24
EarthBound creator Shigesato Itoi has already confirmed multiple times that he's not interested in working on any more games in the Mother series, but he wouldn't mind playing Mother 4 if it was made by somebody el... read
Mother 3 fan art photo
Mother 3 fan art

Mother 3 hot springs man lovingly recreated with polygons


Yes?
Feb 11
YouTuber KamiWasa created a short animation of the mysterious old man from Mother 3, who is sometimes seen hanging out in the hot springs. It's just a quick loop of the man appearing and disappearing, as he often does, and u... read
Mother 3 tease photo
Mother 3 tease

Nintendo pokes fun at fans, jokes about Mother 3


The platform holder strikes back
Jun 10
Nintendo draws a lot of criticism for things it both does and doesn't do. Usually the venerable platform holder quietly takes it all on the chin, rather than responding to irate fans and hecklers. Not today, though. The Ninte... read
EarthBound compilation photo
EarthBound compilation

Fan compiles all three Mother games for Wii


'MOTHER was turned on...'
Mar 18
EarthBound (Mother 2 in Japan) holds a special place in the hearts of many, but despite the clamor for it, Nintendo has never officially released Mother or Mother 3 outside of Japan. Mother went through official localiz... read
Earthbound photo
Earthbound

Fan recreates Earthbound with HD visuals


Artist Christopher Behr gives the retro cult hit a new look
Dec 18
To say that Earthbound, or Mother as it's referred to in Japan, is a much loved and admired game, is an understatement. From fans creating charity drives, to organized campaigns to get the game on Nintendo's virtual console -... read
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Mother 3

Mother 3 fan translators offer their patch to Nintendo


... for free, of course
Apr 20
Nintendo recently announced that they're releasing EarthBound on the Wii U virtual console in the U.S. and Europe. Then they debunked the theories that it hadn't been previously re-released because the music sounded too ... read
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Shigesato Itoi hints at something related to Mother


This can't possibly end in disappointment
Dec 21
The folks at EarthBound Central have been following Mother designer Shigesato Itoi's Twitter like they presumably always do, and apparently something is a brewing. The outlet translated two recent tweets: "Since it's now okay... read
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Christmas lights synched to Mother 3 credits music


Dec 22
Time for some more holiday cheer! Check out this lighting display that has been set in time with the beautiful "16 Melodies" from the Mother 3 soundtrack. AwesomeHouseLights has been taking requests for songs to get the ligh... read
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The Wii is on it's way out. Sure, with an install base of over 80 million, chances are that smaller developers will be making Wii games for a while, but when it comes to being Nintendo's primary home console, the little white... read feature

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Mother 3 Adventure Time mash up gets me giddy


Jan 15
I'm currently planning an episode of Constructoid about constructive criticism for gaming's famous female protagonists. The idea is to talk about how they can be more effective and positive role models without alienating game... read
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Tomopop toy roundup: Sonic, Ezio, Mother, ZEKE and more


Dec 27
Did you know that on top of all this videogame goodness served to you on a regular basis, the ModernMethod Network also brings you Japanese/anime culture, movies and toys? Videogames are an ever growing medium and more than a... read
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Game SERIES Debate to the Death! EarthBound (Mother)


Jul 27
EarthBound, which has always been known as Mother overseas, started out as one of the most beloved RPG series of its time, remained one of the most cherished series all throughout the 1990s, and has since then proven that it ... read
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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






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