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Platform: SNES
Tags: RPG, Turn-Based, Sci-Fi
Developers: Nintendo, Ape Inc.
AKA: Mother 2 (JP)

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Staff Reviews

EarthBound review

Reviewed December 30, 2012

Rob Hamilton says: "At seemingly random moments, a man will descend from the sky to take a photograph of your party before vanishing the way he came. One NPC's desire to create a memorable dungeon leads to him changing his body into one. This is one of those games that can be difficult to put down simply because you'll want to experience the next bizarre situation."
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Reader Reviews

EarthBound review

Reviewed July 26, 2008

Aquas says: "EarthBound is a turn based RPG that is unlike any RPG of its time. The setting is 1990's America as envisioned in the quirky eye of series creator, Shigesato Itoi. He wanted to make a game that he wanted to play, and with this notion he created the highly adored EarthBound for the Super Nintendo in 1994. To many, what makes EarthBound a unique entity in gaming is its humor, colorful and crisp visuals, numerous American pop-culture references and a funkadelic soundtrack with a feel that has ye..."
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EarthBound review

Review date unknown

sgreenwell says: "While it is far-fetched (you're fighting against the possessed dogs with baseball bats) and pretty silly, don't let that get you down. It's still a very fun game to play."
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