3 Times That Game Translations Were Quietly Changed
When classic games get re-released, sometimes their translations get slight updates too. These are three recent examples.
About Zelda III, Zelda IV, and Zelda 64
Older fans sometimes refer to 1990s Zelda games with these alternate names.
Game Translations that Turned Surprisingly Political
Politics can seep into everything, including game translations. Here are some examples.
How a Disco Reference Was Added to a Zelda Game
This is an article from the 2010s about a game from the 1990s in a series from the 1980s that has a reference from the 1970s.
How Japanese Ellipsis Usage Compares with English
Play any Japanese game and you'll probably find an avalanche of ellipses. What's the deal?
What the Hidden Japanese Text Says in Link’s Awakening
There's a set of silly, hidden lines in this classic game. But what did they originally say in Japanese?
What Those 2 Untranslated Posters Say in Link’s Awakening
Nintendo forgot to localize a couple shop signs in this classic game. What do they say?