Mother (Import) is a Role-Playing / Sci-Fi game on NES, developed by Game Freak and released on Jul 27, 1989.

The game would eventually see the light of day outside of Japan in 2015 with its release on the Wii U via Nintendo eShop under the title "Earthbound Beginnings," fully translated and localized!

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Mother is being rereleased as EarthBound Beginnings, available today on the Wii U Virtual Console

Ness' adventure begins anew, this time the world over

Jun 14 at 3:36pm, by Rory Young | 7 comments
Shigesato Itoi says progress being made on new MOTHER project, but it's not MOTHER 4

Could a MOTHER port for modern platforms be in the works?

Dec 20, 2012, by Rory Young | 11 comments

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Release Dates
  • North America: Jun 14, 2015
  • Japan:
    • Jun 15, 2015 (wii-u)
    • Jul 27, 1989 (NES)
  • Europe: Jun 15, 2015
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