Pressing the start button: as Gaeilge gaming legends translate games into Irish

Creator of shooter video game Doom has already translated his 1988 platform game Dangerous Dave

6th December, 2015
Brenda and John Romero at The g Hotel, Galway Picture: Michael Dillon

US gaming legends John and Brenda Romero have relocated to Ireland and are planning to translate all their new games into Irish.

John Romero, creator of shooter video games Doom, Wolfenstein and Quake, translated his 1988 platform game Dangerous Dave into Irish last month.

“It’s a trivial gesture. Ireland has been so kind to us and helping us get here. It just feels like the right thing to do,” said Brenda.

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