Solomon's Key for the NES was released in Japan on this day in 1986.

EarthBound (SNES)

84
MobyRank
100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
4.2
MobyScore
5 point score based on user ratings.

EarthBound Credits

Credits

Producer / DirectorShigesato Itoi
Written ByShigesato Itoi
MusicKeiichi Suzuki, Hirokazu Tanaka
Game DesignerAkihiko Miura
Art DirectorKouichi Ooyama
Sound DirectorHirokazu Tanaka
Program DirectorSatoru Iwata
U.S. Conversion DirectorKouji Malta
Translation DirectorsMarcus Lindblom, Masayuki Miura
ProgrammersSatoru Iwata, Satoshi Mitsuhara, Yoshimi Takahashi, Seiji Otoguro, Bou Nakajima, Seika Abe, Yoshiki Suzuki, Jun Yamazaki, Toshiyuki Ueno, Takashi Sasaki, Takashi Sakuma, Kazuo Sato, Kouji Malta
Sound ProgrammerHirokazu Tanaka
System EngineeringMakoto Kanai, Takashi Sakuma
Graphic ArtistsKouichi Ooyama, Hiroyuki Sakiyama, Kōichi Yamada, Makio Kataoka, Tetsuya Notoya, Yasunori Yanagisawa
Special Effect ArtistTsunekazu Ishihara
Font DesignersAkihiko Miura, Kouichi Ooyama
Mr. Saturn Font ConceptShigesato Itoi
Graphics Data ManagerYasunori Yanagisawa
Message Data ManagerMasayuki Miura, Hitoshi Matsui
Additional MusicHiroshi Kanazu, Toshiyuki Ueno
Sound StaffToshiyuki Ueno, Kozue Ishikawa
Assistant ProgrammersIkuho Hagiya, Katsuyoshi Irie
Assistant Game DesignersKouichi Ooyama, Takehiko Masuda, Chiaki Yoshizawa, Masayuki Miura, Akihito Toda, Hitoshi Matsui, Katsuyoshi Irie
Assistant Scenario WritersMasayuki Miura, Akihito Toda, Hiroyuki Jinnai
English Text WritersMarcus Lindblom, Daniel Owsen
TranslatorsKeiko Tamura, Yuka Nakata
Chief DebuggersTakumi Akabane, Hitoshi Matsui
NOA Debug CoordinatorsSean O'Connor, Michael Kelbaugh
Ape Debugging TeamTakahiro Nagai, Junichi Akama, Akira Matsumoto
Nintendo Debug CoordinatorsTohru Hashimoto, Tatsuya Hishida
Nintendo Debugging TeamKazuhide Ohgoe, Atsushi Miyake, Hajime Nakamura, Mao Hamamoto, Mayumi Tada, Makoto Kedouin, Kimiko Tsuchida, Sayaka Komura
Map CheckersMapper Kojima, Katsuyoshi Irie
Sampling VoicesShigesato Itoi, Yukari Saito, Hirokazu Koyano, Etsuko Kawano, Takashi Watanabe
Opening Rock GuitarM. D. Seeger
Hardware SupportHironobu Kakui, Shigeki Yamashiro
Production ManagerTakeshi Kawaguchi, Keizo Kato, Ikuo Hyakuta, Yukari Saito
CoordinatorsTakashi Watanabe, Ryo Kagawa, Hiroyuki Jinnai, Etsuko Kawano, Kazuyuki Yamamoto, Atsuko Kawahara
Sound ProducersAkio Ohmori, Ritsuo Kamimura
Special ThanksKenji Ando, Miyuki Kure, Takayuki Onodera, Fukashi Ōmorita, Yukio Takahashi, Kazuhiko Amemiya, Yasuhiro Kumagai, Yoshio Hongo, Naoko Kanazawa, Benimaru Itoh, Motohiro Ishii, Hirokazu Koyano, Masao Tottori, Nobuyasu Makino, Hiromi Tamagawa, Nancy Yoshitake, And Many Others
Chief CoordinatorMarcus Lindblom
Line ProducerTsunekazu Ishihara
Co‑ProducerSatoru Iwata
NOA ProducerMike Fukuda
SupervisorShigeru Miyamoto
Executive ProducersHiroshi Yamauchi, Minoru Arakawa

Other Games

In addition to this game, the following people are listed as working on other games. No more than 25 people are listed here, even if there are more than 25 people who have also worked on other games.

Satoru Iwata, 289 other games
Shigeru Miyamoto, 187 other games
Hiroshi Yamauchi, 131 other games
Mike Fukuda, 92 other games
Hironobu Kakui, 84 other games
Keizo Kato, 64 other games
Minoru Arakawa, 64 other games
Tsunekazu Ishihara, 59 other games
Michael Kelbaugh, 54 other games
Sean O'Connor, 36 other games
Hirokazu Tanaka, 33 other games
Daniel Owsen, 30 other games
Takashi Sasaki, 30 other games
Hiroyuki Jinnai, 30 other games
Shigeki Yamashiro, 29 other games
Takeshi Kawaguchi, 24 other games
Keiko Tamura, 24 other games
Tetsuya Notoya, 23 other games
Akira Matsumoto, 23 other games
Satoshi Mitsuhara, 21 other games
Marcus Lindblom, 21 other games
Atsushi Miyake, 20 other games
Tatsuya Hishida, 20 other games
Makoto Kanai, 15 other games
Benimaru Itoh, 15 other games

Collaborations

People who have worked on this game have also collaborated on the creation of the following games:

Super Smash Bros.: Melee, a group of 16 people
Mother, a group of 15 people
Pokémon Channel, a group of 14 people
Pokémon Stadium 2, a group of 13 people
Pokémon Stadium, a group of 12 people
Mario's Super Picross, a group of 12 people
Super Smash Bros., a group of 11 people
Kirby's Dream Course, a group of 11 people
Kirby 64: The Crystal Shards, a group of 10 people
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, a group of 9 people
Machop at Work, a group of 9 people
Wario's Woods, a group of 9 people
Super Smash Bros.: Brawl, a group of 8 people
Mother 3, a group of 8 people
Pokémon Ranger, a group of 8 people
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, a group of 8 people
Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness, a group of 8 people
Pokémon Red Version, a group of 8 people
Kingler's Day, a group of 8 people
Pokémon Snap, a group of 8 people
Pokémon Blue Version, a group of 8 people
Kirby's Adventure, a group of 8 people
Donkey Kong Country 2: Diddy's Kong Quest, a group of 8 people
Kirby Air Ride, a group of 8 people
Paper Mario, a group of 7 people

Credits for this game were contributed by J. Michael Bottorff (1798)