Dody M.H. Chen

PhD Candidate at University College London


  • Ludic keywords: Video games, game localisation, game streaming, esports, MMORPGs, indie games, transmedia storytelling.
  • Language keywords: Chinese, English, translation, localisation, cultural adaptation.
  • Pedagogy keywords: Culture, storytelling, language reception based on video games, media-based learning.

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Dody M.H. Chen is a PhD Candidate at the Centre for Translation Studies (CenTraS) of University College London.

With multiple identities such as a video creator, game localiser and game reviewer, she aims to acquaint the public with game localisation theories while examining the research significance of social media’s impact on game localisation.

Dody’s research interests are video game localisation, cultural adaptation, game streaming, esports, fandom, and media communication.

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