Twitter, Nintendo remind us of this in an article published on X | grounded (Mother 2 in Japan) will celebrate its anniversary in 2024 thirtieth anniversary from the publication, also citing a number of excerpts news and initiatives They are coming later in the year to pay tribute to the game and who knows, maybe there will be surprises for the fans among them.
“Happy New Year! 2024 marks 30 years since the release of Mother 2. We are making various plans, so let’s enjoy this year together,” the post read.
Earthbound / Mother series
The Mother series has gained a cult following thanks to its modern setting, humorous style, deep themes, as well as a number of original mechanics mixed with classic JRPGs of the period.
EarthBound was released on the SNES in Japan. 27 August 1994We had to wait for the return to Nintendo 3DS in June 1995 in the US and in 2016 in Europe. This is the second installment in the Mother series, following 1989’s EarthBound Beginnings, followed by Mother 3.
If you’ve never played the series, the first two episodes are available in the Nintendo Switch Online subscription catalogue. Mother 3 was released on the Game Boy Advance in 2006, but never made it to the West despite fan demands.