Tag: game localization

Conversations with Character(s)

Of the world’s approximately 7,000 languages, around 4,000 are written. Though many of us, certainly those of us from secure linguistic communities, take the...

Paper Mario’s Controversial Translation

Nintendo’s Paper Mario video game localization team has sparked a dispute about how it translated sensitive language from Japanese to Traditional Chinese. Even without the...

Seven steps to prepare a mobile game for localization

According to App Annie’s “The State of Mobile” report, in 2018 games accounted for 74% of consumer spend in app stores. Games are huge, which is why MultiLingual's latest issue, which just went live, focuses on the topic.

English to Japanese game localization considerations

This is an interview with Clyde Mandelin (Mato on the web), author, blogger, video game localizer and more. Perhaps best known for his work on the fan translation of Mother 3, he also runs Legends of Localization.