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Earth Bound Series - Games - Mother
... It was confirmed by former Nintendo employee Phil Sandhop that Nintendo chose not to release Earth Bound in North America because the Super Nintendo was to be released at the same time, and Nintendo thought that ... All of Sandhop's changes to Mother appear in the Game Boy Advance games Mother 1+2, such as the B Button run command ... these changes appearing, according to Sandhop, is that "with games produced by NCL, the development teams continued to work and tweak their projects that they knew would be localized and ...