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    ‘Earthbound’ 20 years later: The greatest story ever told in a video game

    The SNES is arguably home to some of the best Japanese role-playing games ever made, but even among such revered company, Earthbound (known as Mother 2 in Japan) stands out as a brilliant satire about growing up and our fears of conformity. It’s anarchy versus conformity only conformity doesn’t stand a chance. This often funny, always poignant coming of age tale, deeply embedded in suburban mores, centers around four kids, off to save the planet by collecting melodies while en route to defeating the evil alien force known as Giygas. More

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    The 100 Greatest Nintendo Games, Pt. 4

    In celebration of 30 years since Nintendo released the NES here in North America, I decided to round-up the SOS troops and compile a list of the 100 greatest games published and or developed by Nintendo, and released exclusively to their consoles. Here is part four. **** 70. Donkey Kong Country 3: Dixie Kong’s Double […] More