Bad Game Translation Hall of Fame
Let's take a look at the best of the worst English game translations of all time!
Does Raiden Take a DOOMP in Japanese? And How Does George Talk?
How does this cyborg poop joke work in Japanese? And how do English dialects work in Japanese?
How Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance’s TMNT References are Handled in Japanese
There's a Ninja Turtle reference in the English version, but what about the Japanese version?
How the “Metal Gear” Name Is Explained in Japanese
A scene in Metal Gear Solid 3 explains the meaning of the iconic name, but does it make more sense in Japanese?
Is This “LIE” Also in Japanese Metal Gear Solid 2?
This game gets so crazy that you can't even trust individual words by the end. Was it the same way in Japanese?
Japanese Numbers, Dates, and Wordplay
Japanese games are filled with number-based wordplay in ways you probably never noticed before!
Localization Roundup #11
Some Japan-only games are finally no longer Japan-only. Plus lots of other game localization news bits!
Redundant Translations in Games & Anime
Redundancy problems are common in entertainment translation: here are some examples.
The Problem with L, R, and Other Letters in Japanese Translation
There's actual logic behind all those Japanese game typos, and it goes beyond L and R.
Tricky Translations #4: “I” & “Me” in Japanese
There are dozens of ways to say "I" and "me" in Japanese. Let's look at how they work and who uses each one!