Localization: Has Japan lost the plot?

Culture | CULTURE SMASH Oct 17, 2015

Localization: Has Japan lost the plot?

by Roland Kelts

Japan once ruled and defined the global gaming industry. In the arcade age, Japanese developers gave us "Pac-Man," "Space Invaders" and "Donkey Kong." In the era of physical consoles: "Metal Gear Solid," "Snatcher," "Final Fantasy" and "Silent Hill." Japan's creative use of technology, physical ...