Mother 3 is a role-playing game developed by Brownie Brown and HAL Laboratory for the Game Boy Advanced. Published by Nintendo the game released in 2006 exclusively in Japan and is the third installment in the Mother series. Like the previous entries in the series the game features a top-down perspective with turn-based combat.
1-UP Studio is a Japanese video game developer that is owned by Nintendo. The company was originally founded on June 30, 2000 as Brownie Brown in Tokyo, Japan as a wholly owned subsidiary of Nintendo. On February 1, 2013 the company rebranded as part of an internal organizational restructure to better support co-development of Nintendo games that were being developed by Nintendo Entertainment Analysis & Development Division, commonly known as Nintendo EAD.