Shigesato Itoi, creator of Earthbound, has dashed our dreams of a Mother 4.
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Nintendo has launched a Miiverse announcement community for Earthbound, which suggests it’s got further plans for the Mother franchise than the recent Virtual Console re-release.
Earthbound – known as Mother 2 in Japan – is the next game to hit Wii U Virtual Console in Japan, as part of Nintendo’s campaign, which sees classic games hitting the eShop at ¥30 each.
The RPG series known as Earthbound and Mother was intended to invoke memories of childhood games played with the most basic, scavenged toys, says creator Shigesato Itoi.
The classic RPG series known as Earthbound or Mother seems to be in for a revival, if not a sequel.
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