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EarthBound ( Mother 2 ) (1995) Game Information

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EarthBound ( Mother 2 ) (1995)
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Overall Rank:

88

Avg. Rating:

4.36/5

# of Ratings:

7

US Release Date:

06/05/1995

JP Release Date:

08/27/1994

Platform:

Super Nintendo (SNES)

ESRB Rating:

E
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Developer:

Ape Studios

Publisher:

Nintendo

Genres:

Role Playing (RPG) (Turn-Based RPG)

Synopsis:

After a meteorite impacts near his home, Ness begins a grand adventure to save the world from Giygas who controls the universe in the future. Seeking out eight sanctuaries around the world, along with three other like-minded friends, he will gather his psychic power and prevent the world from falling into chaos.

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Chris Kavan 03/19/2011 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

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5/5 

One of my top RPGs of all time, if only for the delightfully quirky nature - from the story to the characters to the enemies and even the music. It starts out tough, but gets easier as you go along - don't give up on it, or you'll miss one of the most original, and fun games, that has been released.

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Adrigan
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03/21/2011 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Fans of RPGs should not miss it

One of the best RPGs ever made. Earthbound is basically a parody of other RPGs. It's based in a stereotypical American setting (the first four towns are Onette, Twoson, Threed, Fourside..). Instead of swords and shields, you use baseball bats and yo-yos. Instead of fighting dragons you fight...big piles of puke? It sounds ridiculous, and it is. However, I found its own unique brand of comedy quite charming (after awhile). The gameplay is top notch, the story very long, and there are quite a few secrets to explore and master. A word of warning though, the graphics are pretty terrible for a SNES game.

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5/5 

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