Mother is a 2D role-playing game developed by Shigesato Itoi for Nintendo. There are currently three games in the series. Mother characters are most recognizable for being in the fighting game Super Smash Bros. series. Each of the games revolves around protagonists searching for a certain amount of objects to combat an unearthly threat. The series is known for being unique in both it's setting (a more modern-day area) and combat system.