Mother 4 Fan-Made RPG Trailer Unveiled

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A trailer has finally been released for the fan-made tribute to the classic retro RPG series Mother, prosaically entitled “Mother 4” and allowing the obsessed western fandom a chance to witness what the game has to offer.

The trailer, rife with inspiration from the RPG’s predecessors:

While the series has been time and time again neglected by Nintendo despite innumerable pleas from both its domestic and international fanbase, they can at least look forward to playing a decidedly unofficial tribute – which may possibly even spark a response from Nintendo should it garner adequate acclaim, and possibly even one not involving a cease and desist.

The unofficial Mother 4 is said to be due a summer release.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    04:51 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    Everyone look forward to a last-minute summer release... by Nintendo of a take-down notice to these guys.

    Fuck Nintendo.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:30 28/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    It's actually most likely that they won't do that. Itoi himself even said he hoped some one else, even a fan, would make Mother 4 in his stead.

    Comment by Anonymous
    02:59 01/03/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    What Itoi wish for is personal. Don't forget Nintendo itself is not those fun loving, fan appreciating creators and directors. It's a fuking heartless soulless corporate machine.

    Yeah I agree with the guy above, fuk Nintendo

    Comment by Anonymous
    19:44 04/03/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    "Don't forget..."? Uhh.. are you sure you're even talking about the same Nintendo that the rest of the world knows...?

    Comment by Anonymous

    I hop so the mother games suck donkey dick and are a sin to both humanity and gaming.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:29 28/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    14:52 - Here is the definition of a hipster, folks.

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    Comment by Anonymous
    10:56 02/03/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I play Mother 3 fan translation while ago- The graphic is old schooled, has interesting story and remarkable quote to remember... But gameplay is kinda boring...

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    Comment by Pyrus
    16:35 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)


    Comment by Anonymous
    07:43 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    The Mother games are pretty bad and this seems to continue the trend. I guess there's a reason Nintendo have ignored it.

    If you like this stuff, knock yourselves out.

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    Comment by yuriphoria
    10:00 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (+0.2)

    tasteless clod.

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    Comment by Yamato
    13:03 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Now be nice. I'm sure this person has their reasons, though I'd be curious to hear what they are.

    Personally, while I too am a fan of the series, I could see why some might be turned off by it. For one thing, I think the series gets way too much hype for having a modern setting instead of medieval fantasy. I'd blame at least some of this on the fact that RPGs were a niche market in the west during the '90s, so our selection was somewhat limited (Megami Tensei, a game set in modern Tokyo, was already out a good couple years before the first Mother game). Besides which, to the original Japanese audience, it's still not necessarily relating to the audience as the game serves as an exaggerated view of suburban America. And if you take away the theme, all you're really left with is more or less a primitive Dragon Quest clone (albeit, it still sports some unique mechanics such as the rolling HP counter). So yeah, good series, but I think it's overhyped just a bit.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:21 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    There is Gokinjo Boukentai, kindergarten girls in modern setting RPG.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:36 28/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Typical asshole SanCom comment. Not only do the popular stuff get shit on here, but the cult classics do too. Even the little guys. I wouldn't expect any better from here. Don't just spew cynocal/edgy nonsense, at least back it up. At the time of its release, Earthbound was like nothing else before it. It turned the RPG style on its head. It manages to present a dark story in the most light hearted manner possible without compromising it in the slightest. You'd never think such a cheerful looking game could bring a truly heartfelt tear to so many gamer's eyes. I was personally blown away by it as a kid, as I know almost everyone else who played them was. It's idiotic to not see the game as influential. Does that count for nothing? Or does everything ever made have a 10 year expiry date before it because just another lame thing?

    Comment by Anonymous
    05:32 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    What, people is having fun?! QUICK HIT THEM WITH CEASE AND DESIST! ABUSEEE THE CEASE AND DESIST!!!!!!!! I hope nintendo dont' notice this until too late if they wanna do the c/d.

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    Comment by Kaarme
    05:05 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    I don't think I've seen since 80's a game where you can drive blindly behind buildings. Truly HC. Since 90's games have been so soft that obstructing buildings/structures have turned invisible.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:39 28/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    Yeah, more games need the guts to do that, lol.

    Comment by Anonymous
    13:19 28/02/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    everyone saying Nintendo will do a c&D on them- Nintendo said as long as they don't sell the game for a profit they can make fangames.

    Comment by Anonymous
    03:02 01/03/2015 # ! Neutral (0)

    The same Nintendo that have fucking split personality that repeatly support certain fan made game then shut it down last minute and wasted everyone's resource and time?

    That Nintendo?

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    Comment by Siveria
    04:49 27/02/2015 # ! Neutral (-0.2)

    Do want. Thats all I can say.

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