Jamie Sharp

The latest Did You Know Gaming? video tracked down some of the translators who worked on the original Pokémon games, who described how and why the games were translated and localized the way they were in different countries. Before Pokémon‘s debut in the West, it was uncertain if the games would sell well outside of Japan, so some changes were initially suggested. The video outlines many changes, some actually made and others only proposed. One of the recommended changes by American PR that definitely didn’t happen, according to Pokémon Company CEO Tsunekazu Ishihara, involved turning Pikachu into a “tiger with […]

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