Nintendo President Satoru Iwata Passes Away at 55

In incredibly sad news for Nintendo fans and the gaming industry alike, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata has passed away at the age of 55 due to a tumor. Nintendo kept their official statement short: Nintendo Co., Ltd. deeply regrets to announce that President Satoru Iwata passed away on July 11, 2015 due to a bile duct growth. Mr. Iwata has been apart of gaming giant Nintendo for a long time. He w...

Earthbound Beginnings to be Released Today on Wii U Virtual Console

When the original Earthbound was released on the Wii U Virtual Console many people saw it as a chance to show just how much they wanted to see more of the series in the West. Well today Nintendo rewarded these fans by announcing that they are indeed localizing another Earthbound game, although it isn’t Mother 3 like most people have been asking for. Instead they are localizing the original M...

Club Nintendo Offers a Large Amount of Rewards as it Comes to a Close

It is finally the time, folks. The time to redeem all of your coins for digital and physical merchandise through the soon to be defunct Club Nintendo has arrived, and a bit of a major closeout is going down right now. At this moment, you can now redeem nearly every single game the service has every offered. These rewards include the likes of Urban Champion (go ahead and sigh now before you smile a...

Amiibo Wave 4 to include Lucina, Ness, Robin and more

During this morning’s first Nintendo Direct of 2015 the company revealed the amiibo figures that will make up the fourth wave of the releases. These figures happen to be Lucina, Pac-Man, Ness, Robin, Charizard, and Wario and they will be released in North America sometime this Spring while they will be released in Europe on April 24th and Japan on April 29th. The company also stated that the...

EarthBound – Time And Space Couldn’t Stop It!

EarthBound fever is here and it has been running red-hot! This cult-classic, JRPG from all the way back in 1994 has returned, big time, with it’s Virtual Console release on Nintendo’s newest money-maker, the Wii U. Any educated nerd knows what EarthBound, or Mother, is and if you didn’t know what it was before then I guarantee you know what it is now, especially with it’s r...

Could an all New Earthbound be Inbound for Wii U?

Nintendo have been hard at work lately trying to add some major first party releases to the Wii U‘s lineup and this could help see another big push in sales especailly with fans of the Mother (Earthbound outside of Japan) series. Nintendo has opened a Miiverse community named the Onett Times: Earthbound Announcement community which has the description “official source for the latest EarthBou...

Earthbound Released On Wii U Today!

Why are you still reading this!? The headline alone is enough to make most gamers wilt or run screaming. Nintendo announced today that Earthbound, the RPG originally released for the Super Nintendo, has been released on the Wii U’s eShop. Originally dubbed Mother 3 in Japan, the actual Super Nintendo cartridge still easily goes for around $160 USD. At $10, this will give old fans, as well as...

Earthbound and Pacific Rim Games Classified in Australia

Nintendo and giant robot fans will be pleased to know that both the Earthbound and Pacific Rim games were classified here in Australia earlier today. This means that we will be seeing a local release of the Wii U version of Earthbound on the Virtual Console later this year. What’s more, the Pacific Rim video game adaptation of the film by the same name will be appearing on the Wii U, 3DS, X3...

Mother 4 is “impossible” according to series creator

Unfortunate news for fans of the Mother/Earthbound series. Shigesato Itoi, the creator of the franchise, has taken to twitter to kill all speculation of a potential fourth installment of the unique RPG series, claiming that a Mother 4 game is “impossible”. Many fans have speculated a possible Mother 4 game could release on the Wii U console, but it appears that all hopes of that have b...

Mother 3 fan translator offers script to Nintendo

After the announcement that Nintendo would be releasing Earthbound on the Virtual Console following a great deal of speculation, Mother 3 fan translator Clyde Mandelin has extended the offer to Nintendo to use his translation script completely free of charge. Mandelin expressed hopes that Nintendo would localize Mother 3 (presumably under the titled Earthbound 2) and feels that his offer may help ...

Earthbound Coming to the Wii U Virtual Console

Perhaps the most shocking news from today’s Nintendo Direct was that Earthbound would finally be headed to the Wii U’s new Virtual Console. Yeah, this is MEGA news for those who have been begging for a re-release for the past four generations. There are not a ton of details aside from the fact that it will drop for all regions worldwide on the Wii U’s eShop by the end of the year...

Earthbound coming to Wii U?

The lights are on bright tonight for Nintendo’s Wii U Direct conference where they promise to announce new Wii U titles along with provide details on previously announced titles. As is usually the case with such conferences, hype is already building across the gaming community with speculation reaching boiling point. Following the hype and clues left behind by developers can be somewhat eye-...

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