By this, I don’t mean that we saw huge success in terms of sales on our first DSiWare title, but DSiWare has generally been a better platform to help us achieve our dreams as a publisher.” —
Circle Entertainment CEO Chris Chau, explaining how the company became such an unusually prolific DSiWare developer. Siliconera’s interview is a really interesting profile of the company behind Bookstore Dream (and many other things), a company that is almost totally invisible despite releasing what seems like several games a month.
It’s not Mother 4, though! This has to do with making Mother playable. I can’t give out any details just yet, but I do at least need to say that it isn’t 4.” —
Cryptic tweets from Mother/Earthbound creator Shigesato Itoi about a new project he’s working on for the series. Earthbound Central, which translated and posted the tweets, warns fans not to get too hopeful, but I think it’s pretty clear that an enhanced port of Mother 3 is finally releasing in the West through the eShop.
There’s also an update for the fanmade Mother 3 GBA English patch on the way, though it may see a delay depending on whatever Itoi’s working on (Mother 3 on U.S. eShop).