Atelier Iris: Eternal GrammarSeptember 12, 2006
Language malfunction of the week: Atelier Iris 2. The localization has better writing than the first game, but it still has a ways to go before it would represent the original text well. Subject, plurality, and implications are often fouled up in the English. And sometimes the English is just wrong:
Technological malfunction of the week: When I plugged my Dazzle DV Bridge into my MacBook to capture this scene, the MacBook simply turned off. No kernel panic, no crash reporter on restart. It just decided not to be on anymore. This happened twice in a row; I tried a different FireWire cable and it was okay.