Yeah I am not pulling your arms or legs, Nintendo has officially re released Earthbound and you may download it for 9.99 USD on the Wii U eShop now. They have in other news updated Nintendo Zone for the 3DS too. Here is the Press Release for both of these and more:
You may now talk about this and everything else in this Press Release if you wish to.
I can't believe they are giving us Earthbound on my 30th birthday and I don't have enough to get it.