|Audio Atrocities™ : Zoids: Battle Legends · Atari · Gamecube · 2004|
Zoids is based on a Japanese licensed property with mechanized beasts and lots of battles. There's a pretty decent fan base in the US, but they get no respect from this localization. The game's difficult to control, and the voices are of the janitorial staff variety.
Bad Translation: Check.
Bad Acting: Check.
Poor Recording Quality: Check.
Yep, it's another Atrocity.
Exhibit A: “Lose for the sake of my ambition!”
No one talks like this in real-life...ever. Bad, bad, bad translation that should have been fixed for the English-speaking audience.
Exhibit B: “We're shadows...we exist only in the dark.”
I'm not entirely certain what physics-bending universe this person's from, but shadows require a light source, generally speaking. No light, no shadow. And yet...this line still exists.
Exhibit C: “Ho, ho, ho...the power is truly great.”
An Audio Atrocities cardinal rule was again broken here, and you probably already know what it is, right? Good, I thought so. You're learning...
Haven't had enough? Here's some additional clips for your amusement:
Clip 4, Clip 5, Clip 6, Clip 7, Clip 8, Clip 9, Clip 10, Clip 11, Clip 12, Clip 13, Clip 14, Clip 15, Clip 16, Clip 17, Clip 18
“Lose for the sake of my ambition!”
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