Shin Megami Tensei IV: Apocalypse releases for the 3DS in North America today but unfortunately, it’s shipping with a bit of a localization boo-boo. Turns out there’s still a smidgen of untranslated Japanese text during a boss battle near the end of the game. Atlus, the game’s developer and publisher, acknowledged the mistake and posted an
As it happens, Andrew is going to be busy for the next several Saturdays in a row so this is his last episode of the podcast until August. In the latest episode, you get him all to yourselves for an hour and a half. Ain’t that peachy! 1:10 – I have a problem. A Ghostbusters problem. 10:50 –
Last Friday, Mitsuru Hirata, chief director of Tokyo Mirage Sessions hit up Twitter to ask western gamers to buy the game despite various localization changes. “Come to think of it, Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE release date is this week on 24th isn’t it! For various reasons we had to change some outfits, contents of events and
To your left is an image comparing the lower left portion of the Japanese and North American box arts for Atlus’s highly anticipated Persona 5. You may notice that Morgana (the smiling cat) has been repositioned in a way that covers up the cleavage of another character. CENSORSHIP!!! Not so fast…
On this week’s podcast, Andrew is still playing Yakuza (awesome series from Sega that EVERYONE should play!) and describes a sequence where he helped a jumper by chucking him off the roof (6:46), he and EZK discuss Nintendo’s updated E3 plans (17:23), they continue comparing bucket lists and determine that Zachary has never left his
Molehill Mountain. That’s the name we’re trying out for the podcast. So far the reaction has been positive but please feel free to share your thoughts in the comments below. On this week’s show, EZK and Andrew discuss Nintendo’s continued nonsensical localization changes to Tokyo Mirage Sessions #FE (14:11), the Pokemon business model and which Sun and Moon
Andrew is all by his lonesome on this week’s podcast. Topics discussed include the recent Nintendo NX and Zelda news (2:45), removing content from western localizations and how it affects games like Yakuza 3(22:49), what to do about prostitutes in Grand Theft Auto games (41:02), and Sony’s continued failure at marketing the new Ghostbusters movie
On April 15, publisher XSEED hit up its tumblr to announce the forthcoming PC and 3DS releases of Corpse Party, a localization of the original Japanese horror adventure. The lengthy post mostly concerns itself with assuring readers that the game is arriving in the west completely uncensored.