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YS VIII should be launching in April for PC

According to NIS America president Takuro Yamashita, Ys VIII's long awaited PC port will finally be launching in April. In an interview posted on YouTube channel "Greg's RPG HeaveN," Yamashita stated, "Translation-wise, there’s no pro...

 
 
 
 
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Night Trap's re-release gets delayed in Europe

Seeing as how Night Trap: 25th Anniversary Edition released yesterday for digital platforms, you'd think the announcement of a delay for different regions would have happened sometime last week. Sadly, that isn't the case for Europe, as Nig...

 
 
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Bad video game translations make for a good book

The next book from the Legends of Localization team is called This be book bad translation, video games! and I'm all about that. You know what you're getting into straight away. This is a 64-pager from Clyde Mandelin and Ton...

 
 
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Oh boy, Akiba's Beat's English dub is atrocious

Here I was starting to think people take game roles more seriously when this new Akiba's Beat story trailer came along and slapped me in the face. Its predecessor, Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undressed, also had a pathetic English dub, but si...

 
 
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Yakuza Kiwami finally gets an August release date

It was a long wait, but the care Sega put into this is not only worth the wait but worthy of commendation. Yakuza Kiwami will be in available on August 29, 2017 for PlayStation 4. It will be $29.99, £29.99, €34.99  in both ...

 
 
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Some fans are pissed about Persona 5's localization

Localizing a game is no easy task, especially a game like Persona 5. It's a good game, but also a huge one, and localizing it was apparently a mammoth undertaking for Atlus USA. With reportedly 50% more dialogue in its script compared ...

 
 
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The worst video game translation job ever

Localization is an underappreciated aspect of game development. There is a lot that goes into localization such as redesigning cover-art, censoring parts of games for cultural sensitivity, and recording new voice-overs in the target languag...

 
 
 
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I translated the new Persona 5 trailer, so let's analyze it

Persona 5's a thing, eh? The game is set for a Japanese release this September, but at the moment, overseas fans are still left in the dark as to when localized versions of the latest in Atlus' hit series will make it to their shores. I can...

 
 
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Fire Emblem Fates fan-translation cancelled

You might have heard about Team If's fan translation effort of Fire Emblem Fates, a response to what some fans saw as a poor localization job by Nintendo's Treehouse. Amid a flurry of criticism, accusations of everything from censorship to ...

 
 
 
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Ace Attorney Trilogy packs a fresh translation

When Capcom re-releases the Phoenix Wright trilogy on 3DS this winter, the upgrades won't be purely visual -- the localization has been touched up, too. Writing about Ace Attorney Trilogy in a blog post, localization director Janet Hsu says...

 
 
 
 
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Fans have translated Retro Game Challenge 2

At long last, Aaron Tokunaga-Chmielowiec and co. have released their English translation for Retro Game Challenge 2 / Game Center CX 2. The patch is available for download here. Thanks to XSEED, we got a taste of the series back in 2009 wit...

 
 
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Yasumi Matsuno launches Kickstarter for Unsung Story

Sometime after the release of Crimson Shroud, strategy RPG mastermind Yasumi Matsuno teased a brand new title he was in the process of developing. As the director of such titles as Tactics Ogre, Vagrant Story, Final Fantasy Tactics, and Fi...

 
 
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Fan translation brings Ys 5 into English

While many of you may be enjoying the latest Ys title to land stateside, Ys: Memories of Celceta on the PS Vita, one title in the series had yet to see any sort of English adaptation. That is until now. Thanks to the team of fan transl...

 
 
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Mother 3 fan translators offer their patch to Nintendo

Nintendo recently announced that they're releasing EarthBound on the Wii U virtual console in the U.S. and Europe. Then they debunked the theories that it hadn't been previously re-released because the music sounded too much like vario...

 
 
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Check out Muramasa Rebirth's improved translation

Muramasa Rebirth, the Vita port of 2009's Muramasa: The Demon Blade for Wii, is more than just a simple up-res. As noted in Steven Hansen's recent preview, publisher Aksys Games has re-translated the game, resulting in a much more colorful ...

 
 
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Professor Layton's final journey gets translated trailers

We haven't been doing a good job of keeping you cool cats abreast of the final chapter in the Layton series, Professor Layton and the Azran Legeacies. That is a shame, considering the 3DS puzzle-venture is set ready to take on Japan on Feb...

 
 
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Old Nintendo game translations were fun!

The adorable (and undeniably Canadian) Rinry used to be able to pump out fun, nostalgic videos at a fairly decent clip. But ever since she became a mommy, she hasn't had as much time for video production. 'Tis a shame, 'cause her stuff is ...

 
 
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Ys Origin is now in English on Steam

I can't say that I know a whole lot about the Ys series, but it's really old apparently. Ys Origin first came out for PC in Japan back in 2006. Six years later it's being released in English on Steam. It has also been enhanced a little...

 
 




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If you havent seen it and want a better idea of Ryan Reynolds acting as an animal then I cant recommend The Voices highly Go ahead and watch it now then watch it a couple more times because its a really good You may need comedy right now

 
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Watching Neil Gaiman do a talk for the Edmonton Public Library Ill be honest, I have no clue what the heck hes going to talk about but Ive spent a good chunk of my life reading his work, and am not gonna pass up a chance to see him in

 
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Finished Fist of the North Kind of conflicted on On one hand, loved it On the other hand, overarching plot wasnt that great, and the characters from the anime were mostly CLAP BECAUSE YOU SEE IT and then theyre

 
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A Human Connection is the most valuable I never thought it would come thru game playing with my 11 year old son So heres to you game designers, thank you thank you thank

 
 

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