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Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana PC Release Date Announced

Ys VIII: Lacrimosa of Dana, the latest installment in Nihon Falcom’s popular Ys series, has finally seen the light at the end of the tunnel – a release date for…

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Ys VIII’s Translation Fix and PC Release Delayed to 2018

In a blog post by Senior Associate Producer Alan Costa, he reveals that Ys VIII‘s translation update had been pushed back to “early next year.” This means the associated PC release…

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NIS America Apologizes for Ys VIII’s Localization, Promises Free Update

NIS America’s President and CEO, Takuro Yamashita has officially apologized for the poor quality of Ys VIII‘s localization. The bulk of the official statement posted on NIS America’s blog reads as…

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Trails in the Sky Localization Updates

In the wake of the Western release of Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel for PC, XSEED games, the English localizers and publishers of the Trails series, have announced…

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XSeed Explains Trails in the Sky Localization Changes

A recent blog post by XSEED Localization Producer/head of their Trails series team, Brittany, revealed some interesting localization details and upcoming patches for Trails in the Sky FC and SC,…

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Nintendo Treehouse Launches Official Blog

Nintendo Treehouse, a product development division of Nintendo of America focused on localization and translation, has launched an official blog. Nintendo Treehouse initially formed in the late ’90s. In short,…

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GOG Arrives in Brazil with Localized Game Prices

A little over three months after GOG added six new currencies to the GOG store, GOG has now added a new currency, the Brazilian Real.  For GOG, this marks the…

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[Update] E3 2016 – Atlus Reveals More Persona 5 Details, No Dual Audio

UPDATE:  Siloconera picked up that the PR manager for Atlus USA (And Sega of America, for that matter), John Hardin posted earlier today that he is looking into the possibility…

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Nintendo Releases Statement on Bravely Second Sidequest Changes

Nintendo has been under some heat for localization efforts of late, with smaller changes in Xenoblade Chronicles X getting a lot of commentary, to an internet backlash over Fire Emblem: Fates localization efforts,…

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[RUMOR] Bravely Second Censored – A Localization Chop Job?

According to Nintendo Life, and gamers who’ve already had a chance to play, Bravely Second: End Layer has had major chunks of content removed by its localization teams – including…