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This page archives Retronauts episodes released between July 2013 and December 2016.

Jun 29, 2015

It's been a wild couple of weeks for The Unlikeliest Things Ever: A single conference at E3 brought us the return of The Last Guardian, news of the long-awaited Final Fantasy VII remake, and Shenmue's glorious rise from the ashes. But just a few days before this madness, Nintendo had its own bomb to drop: The eShop launch of the 1989 RPG Mother, which the company originally planned to release stateside in 1991. So what's the deal with this NES installment of a series most of us know as EarthBound? Listen in for the next 15 minutes, and Bob will tell you why you should care... and come prepared. Be sure to visit our blog at, and check out our partner site, USgamer, for more great stuff. And if you'd like to send a few bucks our way, head on over to our Patreon page!