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Abstract

In this article, a quality analysis model for video game localization is established. By focusing on the video games that originally come from Japan, the article proposes a model that can be useful for many types of video games. After reviewing the existing bibliography on quality analysis, the model is proposed and tested with promising results.

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Keyword(s): Japanese , localization , quality analysis and video games
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