Year: 1994

Publisher: Nintendo

Developer: Ape/ HAL Laboratory

Country: Japan

Genres: Role-playing

Platform: Super Nintendo, Gameboy Advance


EarthBound (known as Mother 2 in Japan), features the Ness, a young boy, and three other children who attempt to defeat an alien force taking over the Earth. It is a sequel to 1989’s Mother, a game developed for the NES.

LGBTQ references in this game:


See also QRM’s entry for this game.


  1. EarthBound. (n.d). Retrieved from