Well, it looks like it could be happening…I never thought it would (Nintendo of America refused to bring over any of the GBA Mother games so I figured it was the end of the series for me), but it looks like Nintendo might be bringing Earthbound stateside via the Virtual Console. The ESRB has recently given a rating to the Super Nintendo classic Earthbound. If you haven’t played it, you should, because its pretty radical. Any game that takes place in the year “199X” is good. The ESRB gave it an “E” for everyone.
Hopefully we’ll get Mother 1 and 3 some day (Earthbound is Mother 2, it’s sort of like the Final Fantasy III / VI thing).
The newest issue of Famitsu reveals that Disgaea for the DS is in the works. There are no images or really any further information, they just say it exists and that’s all. Hopefully we’ll hear more sometime soon. Honestly, just knowing it’s coming is fine by me, more Disgaea is always a good thing.
Kotaku has posted an article speculating that Sega may be working on the Dreamcast 2. Inconceivable! This would be a dream come true for the legions of Sega fans out there, but how valid are the speculations?
The article sites information about a patent Sega filed in August 2007. The patent was filed to protect their trademark “Dreamcast” title. Now, apparently, the patent has been updated. The patent is now good until December 2009 and has added a few new terms:
Continue reading Is Dreamcast 2 in the Works? I Doubt It.