Product archive: Mother Archives - Twinfinite [ 4 ]

Let’s Call It A Comeback – Reviving Dormant Series

Each one of us has felt the loss that comes with a loved game series dying out on us. A lack of sales, favorable reviews, or even just interest can all play a roll in getting a series put out to pasture, rarely, if ever, heard from again. While some series are better off going back to the abyss which spawned them, most deserve at least one more chance in the sun. I rounded up the staff and asked them [...]

Mother 4 Fan-Made Game In The Works (Squee!)

[youtube][/youtube] One of the best RPG’s –nay– video games ever made is seeing a continuation, but not by the hands of famed copywirter/ Mother creator Shigesato Itoi. This is directly fan-made and it looks simply amazing. Everything you have come to know about the Mother and its sequels;  it’s sounds, themes, and humor appears to be prevalent in the trailer, which was released today. Everything from the slightly spooky music to the art and battle system have been replicated, but upgraded [...]

EarthBound is Now Available on the Wii U Virtual Console

The wait is finally over, and after nearly two decades since its original SNES release, EarthBound is finally in North America via the Wii U’s Virtual Console. Shigesato Itoi’s cult classic follows Ness and his party as they go off to fight the galactic terror known as Giygas. If many of you have been hearing about this game for years but unable to shill out absurd amounts for one of the rare physical copies, then for $10, this amazing game [...]

[News] A Mother Title (Not 4) on the Horizon

Shigesato Itoi, the creator of the Mother/Earthbound series has created a bit of a stir with his recent tweets hinting at a possible upcoming Mother release. I think we are all hoping that this could finally be the localization and port of Mother 3 to the West, perhaps on the Wii U Virtual Console or Nintendo 3DS eShop. There are myriad possibilities, but one option is apparently “out of the question,” and that’s the release of a Mother 4. Itoi [...]