From The Cutting Room Floor
This page details one or more prerelease versions of EarthBound.
EarthBound is just one of those games that would spend five years in development (exponentially longer than they probably should have taken) but have everything to show for it. The following is a breakdown of eras detailing the game’s development.
| 1992 Prerelease|
The pre-Iwata-saves-the-day period of development.
| 1993 Prerelease|
Around the point the game was saved.
| 1994 Prerelease|
On the track for release.
Even the localization underwent its own journey to becoming EarthBound.
- Loads of Japanese magazine previews
- Super Famicom Perfect Video '92-'93: A VHS video containing footage of upcoming games, released around 1992. Subtitled version was provided by Tomato.
- A LaserDisc version of the video above but at a higher resolution and clearer sound. Digitized and uploaded by OKeijiDragon.