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The Legends of Localization series takes a detailed look at video game translation and how games change during the translation process. See here for more details.
This Be Bad Translation #13, Sword Art Online: Hollow Fragment!
Parts 3 through 5 are up and full of disaster-level translations!
Final Fantasy VI Translation Comparison (Part 14)
Final Fantasy VI's finale features mistranslations, misunderstandings, content changes, and more.
Game Translations that Turned Surprisingly Political
Politics can seep into everything, including game translations. Here are some examples.
Localization Roundup #8
Includes: New fan translation, funny English on signs, interview with a translator, Sega's recent localization success.See more articles, reviews, and updates
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