Mother 3

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Mother 3
Director(s)Nobuyuki Inoue
Artist(s)Nobuhiro Imagawa
Writer(s)Shigesato Itoi
Composer(s)Shogo Sakai
Platform(s)Game Boy Advance
  • JP: April 20, 2006
Genre(s)Role-playing game

Mother 3 is a video game for the Game Boy Advance, made by Brownie Brown and HAL Laboratory. It was released on April 20, 2006 and it is the third game in the Mother video game series, called EarthBound outside of Japan.

The game was kept secret until it appeared in June 2003 during a Mother 1 + 2 commercial in Japan. Once it appeared, the game stayed near the top of Famitsu's Most Wanted Games list.[1]

Development[change | change source]

Mother 3 was first going to be made for the Nintendo 64 and then later for the Nintendo 64DD. It was going to be called Earthbound 64. It was canceled after the developers were having problems making the 3D graphics work. It was moved to the Game Boy Advance, and came out in 2006. It uses much stuff from EarthBound 64, including the characters Lucas, Claus, Flint, and Boney, as well as the villain of the game, Porky

Storyline[change | change source]

Mother 3 takes place on Nowhere Islands. The Nowhere Islands are a large amount of islands in the middle of the ocean. They contain one volcano, two mountains, a castle, and one small village called Tazmily. The story takes place when Lucas, his brother Claus, and his mother Hinawa take a vacation to his grandpa's house. During the vacation, Lucas and Claus play with a race of peaceful T-Rex like creatures called Dragos. After a long day of playing, they head home, not after Hinawa sending a message to Flint, her husband, that they are heading back.

Meanwhile, the forest near Tazmily is lit on fire mysteriously.

Characters[change | change source]

  • Lucas - the main protagonist, son of his mother Hinawa and father Flint. Lucas is known to be gentle. He is yellow haired with a stripe of yellow and red on his shirt.
  • Claus
  • Flint
  • Boney

References[change | change source]

  1. "Earthbound 2 / Mother 3: Mother 3 is THE Most Wanted in Weekly Famitsu! « the Newsroom « Forum « Starmen.Net".

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