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Earthbound ’s Onett Theme is an amazing song so today on Epic Game Music I get into Earthbound soundtrack . The theme was composed by Keiichi Suzuki and Hirokazu Tanaka. This is a remix of a song entitled “Onett”

EarthBound, also known as Mother 2 in Japan, is a 1994 Japanese role-playing video game co-developed by Ape Inc. and HAL Laboratory and published by Nintendo for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System video game console. As Ness and his party of four, the player travels the world to collect the 8 melodies in order to defeat the evil alien force Giygas. It is the second game of the Mother series and, until 2015, the only one to be released in English EarthBound was released in Japan in August 1994, and in North America the next June.

The game had a lengthy development period that spanned five years. Its returning staff from Mother (1989) included writer/director Shigesato Itoi and lead programmer Satoru Iwata (later the president of Nintendo), as well as composers Keiichi Suzuki and Hirokazu Tanaka. Suzuki and Tanaka incorporated a diverse range of popular and exotic styles into the soundtrack, including salsa, reggae, and dub music, and wrote enough music as to fill two compact discs. Most of the other staff members had not worked on the original Mother, and the game came under repeated threats of cancellation until Iwata joined the team. Originally scheduled for release in January 1993, the game was completed around May 1994.

Themed around an idiosyncratic portrayal of Americana and Western culture, EarthBound subverted popular role-playing game traditions by featuring a real world setting while parodying numerous staples of the genre. Itoi wanted it to reach non-gamers with its intentionally goofy tone; for example, the player uses items such as the Pencil Eraser to remove pencil statues, experiences in-game hallucinations, and battles piles of vomit, taxi cabs, and walking nooses. Upon release, it was marketed with a $2 million promotional campaign that sardonically proclaimed “this game stinks”. Japanese-to-English localizer Marcus Lindblom reworked the original puns and humor for the game’s American release while adding private jokes and various allusions to Western pop culture. Its title, “Mother 2”, was changed to “EarthBound” to avoid confusion about what it was a sequel to.

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