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Watch The Creator Of Earthbound Play His Super Nintendo Game On March 22


imageNintendo is celebrating the Famicom’s 30th birthday by releasing select Wii U Virtual Console games for 30 cents. Right now, you can get F-Zero for 30 cents. Next month you can grab Punch-Out!! Featuring Mr. Dream.


Japan has a slightly different list with Earthbound for sale for just 30 yen starting on March 20. Earthbound creator will play the game purely as a player for the first time on March 22. Ustream will broadcast the event live at 8:00 PM Japan time. You can watch the Earthbound stream here.


Here’s a quick breakdown of the times for other regions:

7:00 AM, Friday March 22 in New York (EST)

4:00 AM, Friday March 22 in San Francisco (PST)

11:00 AM, Friday March 22 in London (GMT)

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