Earthbound

Why The First EarthBound Wasn’t Released Outside Japan

Why The First EarthBound Wasn’t Released Outside Japan

When Nintendo released it as Earthbound Beginnings on the Wii U, the innovative, beloved role-playing game Mother finally made it to the West. But back in the early 1990s, Nintendo had every intention of launching it for the 8-bit Nintendo Entertainment System in America. It just didn’t work out.

YIIK Is A Throwback 90s RPG I Just Can’t Get Into

YIIK Is A Throwback 90s RPG I Just Can’t Get Into

Alex, the protagonist of YIIK: A Postmodern RPG, is a burned out liberal arts major who returns home after graduating college just as the year 2000 is looming. The player explores his small town of Frankton, stumbles upon a stray cat in the woods, and is soon plunged into a…