Year: 1989 (started)
Developer: APE Inc.
Genre: Role-playing Game
The EarthBound/Mother series began in 1989 with Mother, which was released in 2015 as EarthBound Beginnings worldwide. In 1994, it was followed by Mother 2 in Japan, or EarthBound in North America (1995). Finally, Mother 3, which was only released in Japan, came out in 2006.
The series is known for being set in modern-day America with its various casts consisting of average children with psychic powers, using average everyday items such as baseball hats and frying pans as weapons.
LGBTQ References in this series:
EarthBound/Mother 2 (1994): Tony
Mother 3 (2006): The Magypsies
See also QRM’s entry for this game series
- EarthBound. (n.d.). Retrieved February 19, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/EarthBound
- EarthBound (series). (n.d.). Retrieved February 19, 2020, from https://wikibound.info/wiki/EarthBound_(series)
- Mother (video game). (n.d.). Retrieved February 19, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_(video_game)
- Mother 3. (n.d.). Retrieved February 19, 2020, from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mother_3