Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

This Sunday, I spent about an hour delving through the past 24 hours of messages on the Mother 2 MiiVerse page that went live last week as part of the Mother 2 (Earthbound) re-release on the Japanese Wii U virtual console.

And what surprised me as I looked through the message board was the amount of messages in English I came across. What didn't surprise me was their common theme: releasing Mother 2 (Earthbound) on Western virtual consoles.

Some of these messages were nice.

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Other messages were rude.

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Some were creative.

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

While others were... barely legible.

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Some were rather creepy.

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

But my personal favorite one is the guy who admitted to piracy on a public forum owned by the people he pirated from.

Western Earthbound Fans Spam the Japanese Mother 2 MiiVerse Demanding a Western Release

Fantastic.

Mother 2 (Earthbound) was released on the Japanese Wii U virtual console on March 20, 2013. There is currently no word on an international virtual console release. Earthbound was originally released on the SNES in 1994 in Japan and in the United States in 1995.

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