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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.
Literary Translators Comment on Localization & Re-Translation
The word "localization" is relatively new in the translation industry, but the idea has been around for a very long time.
Funky Fantasy IV: A Machine-Translated Video Game Experiment
Updated with a brand-new translation patch & screenshots!
Behind the Localization of Majora’s Mask (Nintendo Power Magazine, Sep. 2000)
A localizer shares his experience with this classic Nintendo game over the span of 40 days.
This Be Bad Translation #17, Alice in the Heart ~Wonderful Wonder World~ !
It's the FINAL UPDATE, featuring some of the finest bad translations of all!See more articles, reviews, and updates
Legends of Localization IRL
press start to translate [Final Fantasy IV]
Learn (and laugh at) the exact reasons *why* it's a bad idea to let a computer translate a video game!
This be book bad translation, video games!
Explore the history of bad video game translation from the 1970s until today + all the types of bad translation & their causes!