The difference is, Earthbound was a look at American culture through the eyes of a Japanese native, localized by a group of Japanese and American developers. Treachery in Beatdown City is American society, politics, race issues, and class issues through Shawn Alexander Allen's eyes -- a man that has experienced American life on multiple levels, for better or worse, richer or poorer. It's also packed with plenty of love for good old fashioned fisticuffs.
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