Nintendo has just announced Earthbound Beginnings, a localised port of the original Mother and it will be coming to the Wii U Virtual Console. Announced during a the live Nintendo World Championships the game has been high anticipated for many years.

For those who don’t know Mother is the predecessor to EarthBound, and was originally released on the Nintendo Entertainment System (NES). While the game saw an english release, it was never officially released in the west; giving this release even more hype.

EarthBound Beginnings is due out today via the Nintendo eShop, though while you wait patiently for it you can check out the announcement trailer and some gameplay above.