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Earthbound Coming to Virtual Console — Prayers Have Been Answered

After years of asking, Nintendo has finally budged and will be releasing the Super Nintendo classic Earthbound on the Wii U Virtual Console later this year. Some younger gamers may recognize the protagonist Ness from the Super Smash Bros. series. Now is as good a chance as any for these newcomers to get acquainted with his origins, and one of the best role-playing games that graced the Super Nintendo. Just as well, veterans that have been pleading for this will [...]

[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 [...]