EarthBound is a Japanese RPG released in 1994 by HAL, Ape, and Nintendo for the SNES. It is known as Mother 2 in Japan (part of the Mother series) though each game is unrelated. The game stars Ness, a young psychic, who acquires the help of three friends in his journey collecting sounds from natural ...

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Is there any point in buying the shack next to Onett?

There is a shack you can buy next to Onett which costs $7,500. On the inside, there's not much to do. You can't even rest. The only thing is a magazine in the upper-right cabinet. It says it's ...
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Where did the Mani Mani statue come from?

It's never quite explained in-game where the Mani Mani statue comes from. It is 'found' underground, appears to have an evil power eminating from it, and also seems to be able to go to and from ...
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What is the original reference to Ness' entrance in Super Smash Bros.?

When starting a game, Ness enters the battle in an explosion where he appears a little charred. I have not played Earthbound a lot, but I have read and watched quite a lot about that game. What is ...
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Do my favourite food and favourite thing matter?

When you start a new game of Earthbound, it asks you what your favourite food and favourite thing are. Does this actually matter for anything? (I suspect not, considering it is a open-ended question ...
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In Earthbound what triggers the photographer?

Been playing Earthbound a lot more recently and this play through I've had a lot more encounters with the Photographer (Fuzzy Pickles). Is there ways to trigger him to appear/avoid him? Thanks.
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What are all the differences between Mother 2 (JP) and EarthBound (US)?

From reading this post I found that what appears to be a significant amount of content was changed when Mother 2 was localized as EarthBound for Western audiences. The article focuses on (possible) ...