Former Nintendo Of America president Reggie Fils-Aimé has said fans should not express their hopes about more content from Earth.
Earlier this year, the Earthbound (or Mother, as it was called outside the West) series received renewed attention after Nintendo announced the addition of Earthbound and its predecessor Earthbound Beginnings to the SNES and NES Switch Online apps. . In addition, Ness, the character from Earthbound, was a key figure in the Super Smash Bros.
A third game in the series was released for the Game Boy Advance in 1995, but the title did not receive an official English version despite the desire of the producers.
In his speech at the Kinda Funny Gamescast, Fils-Aimé spoke of his desire as a fan
to see “older franchises with a new look,” similar to the recently released game The Legend Of Zelda: Link’s Awakening for Nintendo Switch. “I would love to see something with Kid Icarus and a new direction into it,” he continued before the host mentioned Blessing Earthbound.
“Oh, how long did it take for the Earthbound and Mother franchises to come out?” Fils-Aimé laughed. “Don’t hold your breath,” he continued adding, “I’m not there, I don’t know what’s going on.”
He explained that former Nintendo CEO Mr. Iwata understood “the passion of fans for the Mother series.” And you have to remember that by its time Earthbound Beginnings first came to the Virtual Console platform. The company knows there is a lot of passion for that franchise. “
However, Fils-Aimé broke hopes, adding that “thinking about how to do it at the moment, thinking about how to do it is more than, you know, the relatively small group of fans who want they really like to see Mother 3 or something else on Earth.is series, that’s what the body was sure I’m thinking in. And they haven’t come to a solution yet, or at least they weren’t happy talk about. “
He added, “The company has over forty franchises that he wakes up and returns from time to time, as well as new franchises with which he is constantly playing. We have not seen a new version of Donkey Kong for some time. past, but who As a fan, I’m waiting “.
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It comes after Nintendo customer support repeatedly reminded customers to wear the wrist strap while playing games.