Mother 3 on 3DS VC?

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Sep 29, 2010

Mother 3 on 3DS VC? by EnigmaXtreme at 8:27 AM (9,156 Views / 0 Likes) 75 replies

  1. EnigmaXtreme
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    With the announcement that the 3DS will have a Virtual Console with GB, GBC and GBA games, who thinks that theirs a possibility of Mother 3 being available?
     


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    In Japanese or English?


    This question seems a bit random.
     
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    Everything has a possiblity

    Unfortunately, we cant really tell right now.
     
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    If you want it in English, I think the answer is close to 0% (seeing as it was never officially translated).

    If you want it in Japanese, well, why not. It has the same chance like any other decent game, I suppose.
     
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    As far as I can remember, there was no official english release of the game outside jap aside from the fan translation.
     
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    Correct.

    And Nintendo would not release an unauthorized hack/translation -- too many legal issues.
     
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    While its true that while the GBA existed, Mother 3 was never officially translated. The same can be said about Sin and Punishment on the N64, but look what happened on the Wii VC, it got translated and released for the first time ever in the US through the virtual console. So your answer of close to 0% I'd say would be off because Nintendo has done this very thing fairly recently.
     
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    It probably will be in the VC, but I'm not sure about English.
     
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    What I really want is them to finish off the 64 version or remake it or whatever. I mean 3D Mother3/Earthbound64 in umm... 3D would be the coolest thing ever and would make me camp outside the nearest store waiting for it to be released
     
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    I'm surprised no one mentioned Sin and Punishment. Though I'm not sure about the background of the series, I'm sure it wasn't nearly as asked for as Earthbound/Mother. And that made it over to the states in an english translation on VC. Maybe if that happens we could even see a brand new Mother game. Anything is possible like the above poster mentioned.

    EDIT: Nvm...someone mentioned S&P
     
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    Sin & Punishment wasn't as text heavy as Mother 3 and I do recall that it was Treasure who were the ones who wanted to undertake the work.

    If anything Nintendo would want to make this retail or 3DSWare. I do see them releasing this game eventually in English.
     
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    True, but it had voice acting, that means that years later, Nintendo still went to the effort to hire new people to record for a game that was over 6 years old if not older. i think that proves that they are willing to translate any game, no matter how old or text heavy, a text heavy game would just take a while for translation, but could still totally happen I think.
     
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    The original Japanese release already had English voices on it, the only extra work was to make the menus in English.
     
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    Sin and Punishment also used to sell for well over US$100+ used on Ebay a few years ago.

    It was actually a very sought after game for N64 owners/importers. I wanted to buy it, but it was far too expensive for me at the time.



    And Mother 3 has much much more text...
    If it is translated, they will need to earn that money back.
     
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    I would love it, but I think not.
     
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    It would be awesome, it must be in English though else i wont enjoy the funny parts and stuff as much.
     
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    This would be awesome, but I don't know how likely it is, seeing as thanks to Nintendo's lawyers Earthbound never got released on VC. Of course, I think that was because of specific copyright issues with some pop culture references in Earthbound, and Mother 3 had a lot less of those.
     
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    Can you link me the offical anonucement for GBA emulation/vc?
     
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    Are you really that blind that you can´t read it will only support GB and GBC games?? [​IMG] [​IMG]
     

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