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EarthBound (SNES)

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Written by  :  Quincy Phaeoile (3)
Written on  :  May 01, 2009
Platform  :  SNES
Rating  :  4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars4.2 Stars

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Summary

This game is pretty fun; try it out!

The Good

I liked almost everything about this game. Ill start with the music. The music of this game is very unique, and is very peaceful at times, very rockin' and hyper-active at other times. The battle music for each enemy is very good, and the over-world music for each land and place is very good too. Next thing is the story. The story of this game is very good, and it all ties together to make it very good in the end. It all flows together, and adds together nicely. The gameplay is next. The gameplay of this game is very much similar to early Dragon Quest games, but it is still very fun none-the-less. The attacks are very original and very fun to play with. How could you not like sending stars from the sky shooting at your opponents? The characters of this game are very fun to control, and they each have their own wacky sense of humor. When you play this game, it makes you feel like you are actually the main hero, who is formally called Ness.

The Bad

Okay, now, the graphics of this game aren't all nifty and aren't 100% going to make you go 'Wowza!'. The graphics aren't very good, but that shouldn't make you stay away from the game forever. Also, there are a couple of typos in the game, one of which is in a very important speech that says 'unverse' instead of 'universe'.

The Bottom Line

If you are ever offered this game, or want to buy this game, I would say get it. The amount of humor, creativity and greatness put into this game is sensational. I can't see why Nintendo won't give this game another chance. It's very well worth it Nintendo. Heck; it even has 2 sites devoted to it, and 50 Million Fan games that are being made, because fans can't wait any more! Shigesato Itoi, I give you kudos my good sir, for creating the awesome game that is, EarthBound.