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Hatsune Miku: Project Diva F 2nd trailer showcases English subs

This fall on PS3 and Vita, Project Diva F 2nd will be the first Hatsune Miku game to present the synthesized singer's tunes with translated subtitles. Just in case you were worried you were tapping rhythms to some super weird lyrics, here's a new trailer to reassure you it's all appreciably poppy...

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Vita action game Freedom Wars offers Japanese audio only

The Western version of Freedom Wars features Japanese audio with subtitles in multiple languages, but no English dubs, says Producer Nick Accordino, who also revealed a physical edition of the sci-fi Vita game is "definitely planned" for North America. Sony's also published a new subtitled story tr...

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Japanese gamers split on subtitles vs. dubs for Western games

Hong Kong action aficionados and anime fans have long debated over subtitles and dubs. While some prefer the ease (and comedy) of listening to English dubs, purists believe original language tracks should be preserved. The debate rages on with video games, as evidenced by the complaints of many Fin...

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Modern Warfare 2's poor translation, censorship in Japan draws ire

When Square Enix enlisted to localize Modern Warfare 2 for Japan, the publisher went above and beyond the call of duty. The game would be issued a complete Japanese-dialog makeover -- whereas the first Modern Warfare localization was simply subtitled -- in response to a "strong desire from Activisi...

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Ubisoft to add subtitles to in-house games

Ubisoft has announced (in text format on gamesindustry.biz, appropriately enough) that it plans to begin supporting subtitles to its internally developed games, beginning with Far Cry 2, Prince of Persia, and Shaun White Snowboarding. The addition is being made in order to make the company's games...

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Ubisoft in-house titles to receive subtitles

Ubisoft has announced plans to add subtitles to all of the company's internally developed games and thus make them more accessible. The first games to include the subtitles are Far Cry 2, Prince of Persia and Shaun White Snowboarding (most of which will be covered by various iterations of "Woah!")...

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Deaf gamer seeks subtitles support

Kotaku has reprinted an interesting letter from a deaf gamer asking the ESA to support subtitling in video games. The lack of subtitling means a game's story is often incomprehensible to roughly one percent of the population. Not only that, but audio-only cues are sometimes important to the gameplay...

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