Looking for something to scratch that Earthbound itch? Nintendo doesn’t seem to have any plans for hte franchise, so why not look forward to a game that’s inspired by Shigesato Itoi’s classic series?

Otosan is an all-new adventure inspired by EarthBound, Final Fantasy VI, and Chrono Trigger. All the love and quirkiness of these classic games is merged with an upgraded field and battle system, with lots of new features and creature comforts. Whether you’re an old or new gamer, you’ll feel right at home.

Team up with friends from school, each with unique abilities, and explore your hometown of Cinqport. Learn new skills from textbooks, playbooks, and even comic books. Will you sneak into that creepy abandoned house? Help some friends move into a new apartment? Just make sure you call your dad at the end of each day.

There’s no official release date yet, but the developer behind the game has said they’ll be looking to bring it to Switch after the PC release. We’ll keep our eye out for more details.

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2y ago

Are the indies done being inspired by Studio Ghibli, and now it's all Earthbound?