Bad Game Translation Hall of Fame
Let's take a look at the best of the worst English game translations of all time!
Games with Famous Bad Translations INTO Japanese
English-speaking gamers have "All Your Base", but what do Japanese gamers have?
This Be Bad Translation #01, Zero Wing!
This infamous scene from the start of Zero Wing has become the face of bad translation worldwide.
This Be Bad Translation #02, Vroom in the night sky!
This notorious Nintendo Switch game is proof that bad translation is alive and well, even on the newest game consoles.
This Be Bad Translation #03, SLASH HERO!
This Japanese mobile game is a treasure trove of machine-translated nonsense.
This Be Bad Translation #04, Download!
This Japanese game has a surprising amount of interesting and colorful English.
This Be Bad Translation #05, Gunbarich!
This popular Japanese arcade game finally hit the Nintendo Switch, along with an awkward English translation.
This Be Bad Translation #06, Hana no Star Kaidō!
This weird old game was only released in Japan, yet it features lots of memorably bad English writing.
This Be Bad Translation #07, Battle Rangers!
This arcade classic features amazing examples of bad 1980s video game translation.
This Be Bad Translation #08, Tales of Berseria!
This big-name, modern translation is bursting with post-game problems.