Earthbound Celebrates its 20th Anniversary in Japan

20 years have passed since the original Japanese release of Earthbound on 27 August, 1994. Released for the SNES, Earthbound was in fact the second game in the Mother series, and to this day remains the only one that was officially localized in English (although you could make the case for Earthbound Zero on the NES).

Not to let this momentous occasion pass by without notice, a special message was posted on the developer website along with some new merchandise. We may never see a Mother 3 localization, but have an official Earthbound waistband in the meantime.