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Feature: 'Gamasutra Podcast: Game Localization Panel, Part 1'

Gamasutra's latest instalment of its <a href="http://www.gdcradio.net/">regular podcast</a> features a fascinating panel on console game localization, featuring representatives from Atlus, Nintendo, Capcom, Gaijinworks, Media Sunshine, Mastiff, and Namco

Simon Carless, Blogger

September 13, 2006

1 Min Read

Gamasutra is proud to present the tenth Gamasutra Podcast, part of our series of weekly podcasts that alternate between two sources under the overarching GDC Radio brand. These are the Gamasutra Podcast, a new original podcast show, and GDC Radio Archives, which will exclusively feature the best lectures, tutorials, and roundtables from this and previous years' Game Developers Conferences. Today's edition of the Gamasutra Podcast, presented by Tom Kim, features the first part of a packed panel discussing game localization, including Atlus' Bill Alexander, Nintendo's Nate Bihldorff, Media Sunshine's Heather Chandler, Gaijinworks' Victor Ireland, Capcom's Ben Judd, Mastiff's Bill Swartz, Namco Bandai's Hiroshi Tanaka, and Nintendo's Bill Trinen. The assembled experts talk in detail regarding taking Japanese console titles and bringing them to Western markets. You can now download the Gamasutra Podcast: Game Localization Panel, Part 1 (.MP3, 28 minutes, 13mb). You can subscribe to GDCRadio.net podcasts using iTunes and searching the directory for GDC Radio or by clicking this link. You can manually subscribe to our feed in your favorite RSS reader that supports enclosures by using this URL: http://feeds.feedburner.com/GDCRadio.

About the Author(s)

Simon Carless


Simon Carless is the founder of the GameDiscoverCo agency and creator of the popular GameDiscoverCo game discoverability newsletter. He consults with a number of PC/console publishers and developers, and was previously most known for his role helping to shape the Independent Games Festival and Game Developers Conference for many years.

He is also an investor and advisor to UK indie game publisher No More Robots (Descenders, Hypnospace Outlaw), a previous publisher and editor-in-chief at both Gamasutra and Game Developer magazine, and sits on the board of the Video Game History Foundation.

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