Apparently the theme this week is ‘because why not,” sooooo….
Anyway, Mother (known as EarthBound Zero to us North Americans) had a very interesting official soundtrack had never been released outside of Japan….UNTIL NOW….in some capacity. Instead of just taking music straight from the game, composers Hirokazu “Hip” Tanaka (of Metroid & Kid Icarus) and Keiichi Suzuki (of Tokyo Godfathers) created a fully orchestrated soundtrack, along with the inclusion of English vocals from European musicians including Catherine Warwick, Louis Philippe, Jeb Million, and the Saint Paul’s Cathedral Choir. Much like the game series itself, the album is pretty bizarre and weird, but that’s the charm of the Mother series and that’s what makes it special. Continue reading “The ‘Mother’ Original Arranged Soundtrack is being Printed on Vinyl, Because WHY NOT!”
It’s time for Episode 95 of WIRed, where Montez McCrary discusses classic (but fake) architect selfies, carrier-free SIM cards in Holland, a fan-made Mother collection on Wii, and pro wrestling’s greatest factions! Welcome to WIRed, bringing you the nerdy-geekery on architecture, technology, gaming, and pro wrestling. Continue reading “ArchSelfies Free SIMs Mother Wii Factions – WIRed #95”
The classic Super Nintendo game EarthBound (titled Mother 2 in Japan) holds a special place in the hearts of many gamers. The problem with being said-fan of the game is that despite the clamor for it, Nintendo has never OFFICIALLY released Mother — often regarded as Earthbound Zero, due its cancelled plans to be released locally for the North American NES system –or Mother 3 on the Game Boy Advance outside of Japan — even though a faction of die-hard fans translated the ENTIRETY of Mother 3 from Japanese to English THEMSELVES and released it as a ROM hack in 2008 that I personally may-or-may-not have played… Continue reading “‘Mother/Earthbound’ Fan Compiles All Three Games for Wii”