These Fan-Made HD ‘Earthbound’ Screenshots Will Have You Yearning For What Can Never Be

So, after years of asking, cajoling and desperate begging, Nintendo finally re-released cult-classic RPG Earthbound in North America. The game still looked great due a charming, intentionally retro art style, but what if Nintendo had gone the extra mile? What if instead of just dropping a ROM onto the Wii U, they completely re-did the game in HD?

Well, talented 3D designer Christopher Behr went and rendered Earthbound’s most iconic city, Onett in HD and it looks kind of amazing. Check it out…

via Christopher Behr

Oh man, want to this to be real so, so bad. This is why you have an HD console Nintendo! This is why!