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Box artwork for Mother.
Developer(s)APE, HAL Laboratory
Wii Virtual Console icon.png Wii U Virtual Console
Nintendo eShop
Designer(s)Shigesato Itoi
Release date(s)
NES icon.png NES
Game Boy Advance icon.png Game Boy Advance
Wii Virtual Console icon.png Wii U Virtual Console
System(s)NES, Game Boy Advance, Wii U VC
ModesSingle player
CERO: CERO A.jpg All ages
ESRB: ESRB T.png Teen
Followed byMother 2
Neoseeker Related Pages
TwitchMother Channel
This is the first game in the Mother series. For other games in the series see the Mother category.

Mother is the predecessor to EarthBound (Mother 2), the first game in the Mother series to be released in English. An English prototype exists but was never released. Mother has since been released on the Game Boy Advance as part of Mother 1+2; this also has not been localized. This guide is written with the English prototype in mind, although most of the time it will fit the Japanese version as well. The NES version was later localized and released for the first time worldwide in North America, Europe and Australia on June 15, 2015 via the Wii U Virtual Console, under the title EarthBound Beginnings.

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