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File Name: Earthbound (USA) (Proto).zip
Console/System: NES
Genre: Platform
Filesize: 226.69KB
Region: Japanese
Year of release: 1989
Downloads: 2544

EarthBound ROM Download for NES


Designed by Ape and Hal laboratory, this game is based on role-playing gameplay. To fight against radicals, stray dogs, skateboarders and a lot of different enemies, the choice of weapon includes kids' toys like air rifles, yo-yos, homerun sticks, etc. If you want to save your progress in the game then instead of utilizing a glowing point on the ground or a tuft of supernatural blue light, Ness finds the closest payphone to call his father and saves the progress of his game.

Huge expenditure was spent on the marketing of EarthBound when first released in America, but despite colossal spending, this game failed to bring in the required sales due to the low marketing strategy. Although critics and people did like the humor displayed in the game and graphics used in the game has been able to make the game much more intelligent and captivating as described by Des Barres. GamePro gave mixed reviews, and the game was appreciated for its music and concept.




There are many characters which journey throughout the game which is set in a two-dimensional world made from towns, urban communities, caverns, and prisons which you can easily control and manage. During this journey, the player takes on conflicts against foes, and for each victory, the team earns experience points. You can quickly increase your level in the game if you can earn enough experience points. As you move ahead in the game, you would be able to build the character's credits, for example, most significant hit points, defense, offence, and various other attributes.


Best Emulator for EarthBound


There are many emulators available, but we can advise you about two NES emulators that you can use for running Paperboy across various gaming platforms. One is the Higan emulator which offers a variety of customization options and features. This has become a popular choice among people, as this emulator has an interface very much like PS3. Another option for you could be Nestopia emulator. With the support of joystick, you get some incredible specifications with Nestopia emulator like video recording, debugging, creating speedruns and ROM hacking.

Here are some NES emulators for different operating systems:

·       Windows- Mesen, Higan, Nestopia, JNES

·       Mac- Nestopia, OpenEmu, RockNes

·       Android- John NESS, NES emu, EmuBox,

·       Linux- ZSNES, Higan


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  3. Breath of Fire 4- If you like solo playing games then this game is for you. You are required to defeat the evil goddess in this game and re-establish peace in the world. In this game, you would indulge in many fights and battles. 


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