Eric Frederiksen

Eric Frederiksen has been a gamer since someone made the mistake of letting him play their Nintendo many years ago, pushing him to beg for his own, and it's been downhill ever since. Eric takes a multifaceted approach to gaming news and reviews, mixing business analysis, cultural studies, tech and design. Eric has written for outlets like TechnoBuffalo.com, Playboy.com, TabTimes.com, and Kombo.com. In his free time, Eric perfects his napping technique and pursues the elusive perfect cheeseburger.

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Dragon's Dogma's Unique Localization Effort: An Interview with Erin Ellis

Dragon's Dogma's Unique Localization Effort: An Interview with Erin Ellis

Eric Frederiksen

Translation and localization—whether in games, books, or any other media—are like special effects in films: they’re best when they’re invisible.  Players enjoy the game when the localization is seamless. No one notices a thing, with the exception of a few nerds who specifically pay attention to the process. But they’re there, and without them we wouldn’t be able to play the games the...