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Patrick Koudstaal is a Dutch translator and localizer at Nintendo of Europe. He was one of two Dutch localizers for Metroid: Samus Returns, the other being Carsten Harmans. Koudstaal joined NOE in January 2009, after working freelance for two years providing subtitles for television series and online casual games. The first assignment Koudstaal had at NOE was localizing the manual of Picross 3D for Dutch audiences. He has since localized games such as Super Smash Bros. for Wii U, Splatoon 2 and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.