The lights are on
Earthbound is finally coming to the Wii U's Virtual Console, but we refused to wait any longer to play Nintendo's quirky RPG classic again, so we dove into our vault and took it for a nostalgic spin.
Join three Earthbound fans (Jeff Cork, Kyle Hilliard, and Kimberley Wallace), and one person who just thought the game was 'okay' (Andrew Reiner), as they pick their favorite foods, find out a secret about Jeff Cork's past, and how best to take advantage of an AOL account in the nineties. Also, make sure to stick around after Earthbound for a segment we haven't done in awhile with a very strange game.
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I kinda want to see how deep that Tingle game goes as far as story is concerned. One of those morbid curiosity things.
That Tingle game looked neat. And I've never even heard of Earthbound. I guess it was before my time.
Super interesting to see Earthbound finally. I was a Genesis kid growing up so this is the first time I've ever seen the game. Looks like a pretty neat rpg.
FINALLY. I'm going to think that every time I see Earthbound now, thanks to Nintendo.
Why can't Kim swear? They swear on IGN...
I may or may not have already played the ROM with the translation and loved it, but I'd kill to see this come stateside.
Earthbound is one of the most unique experiences I have had in gaming to this day. I remember renting it back when I was a kid and it was the first game that really got me into RPGs. Probably on my top 5 rpgs of all time with Suikoden 2 and FF7. Kim has some great taste in games too it seems. Awesome replay.
Nice scott pilgrim reference with the bread.
I tend to be one of the people that thinks Earthbound is highly overrated. It's a good game, but not worth the hype it gets due to its rarity. I actually sold my complete SNES copy about a year ago because I ended up getting a ridiculous amount of money for it. Now, I can just get the game again on Virtual Console! Woo. ^_^
Awesome Replay :) Also, I've been wanting to play that Tingle game, (anything Zelda related gets my attention) and even though your playthough of it was a little slow, and reviews might not have been so hot, I still want to try it for myself. Can you guys just give me your copy plz *gives you puppy dog eyes*
This needs to be a Super Replay.
In reference to the text scrolling faster. He's an explanation about the wizardry that Iwata did to make that possible.
I totally agree!! Let Mother 3 come to 3DS eShop!! What a great Replay.
Very fun episode guys! I love how obsessed Kim is with this game haha. I have never played it but I have always wanted to so maybe I'll have to pick it up once it is re-released. Oh, and that Tingle game was weird... I expected no less.
Ah my favorite game of all time.
Save it for AOL. I forgive you for that Ni No Kuni review after hearing that story lol.
This replay was ok. Where was Tim & Dan? I hope next weeks replay is better.