Localization no Jutsu: Press Start's latest video is all about 8-4


8-4's key members talk about translating vidya gaems

Prior to learning about Mighty No. 9's existence, I was unaware of 8-4's (Fire Emblem Awakening and Monster Hunter 3 Ultimate's localization) existence. Silly enough, the group known as Press Start have released a video called 8-4: Ninjas of the Games Industry, which features the localization groups main crew talking about the important aspects that make up a good translation. Prior to their 8-4 video, Press Start made a segment about Splash Damage (Brink's Developer), along with one about E3's offerings outside of video games.

Aside from covering localization, 8-4's key members show the viewers the video game titles and merchandise that are displayed in their office, which mostly consists of the titles that they've localized in the past. In a way, it serves a quick way to catch people up on the company's previous work. 

Overall, it's great to see that Press Start did a video about 8-4, since it gives more people the chance to be more familiar with the group's work. That, and any video that shows Monster Hunter-related goodies is always a plus.

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