How Games Lost In Translation Got It Right

Image: Example Source While project managers want the best possible localization for their games, sometimes it seems that the universe conspires against such outcomes. After all, games riddled with shockingly bad translations are a dime a dozen, one of the most famous being Toaplan’s scrolling shooter, Zero Wing, featuring the “All Your Base Are Belong Read more about How Games Lost In Translation Got It Right[…]

Is A Translator The Key To Gaming Success?

Image: Example Source Every development team considers the steps, techniques, and best practices required for a successful game release. Furthermore, the role of the translator or localization team has become integral to the game making process. A game’s most fervent fan base can emerge from any number of foreign territories, especially if it’s translated to Read more about Is A Translator The Key To Gaming Success?[…]

5 Ways Localization Management Benefits The Gaming Industry

Image: Example Source Everyone is playing games nowadays from young kids through to elderly folks, and quite notably, there’s a sharp rise of female players due to the proliferation of mobile devices. But sometimes it’s easy to overlook how the games industry is benefiting from other quarters such as the implementation of localization management systems. Yes, Read more about 5 Ways Localization Management Benefits The Gaming Industry[…]

How You Can Track Language Translations In One Place

Image: Example Source Teams have their hands full when dealing with language translations, especially when these are in multiple languages. Keeping track of all of these is enough to keep project managers on edge as game translations grow in scope. However, not all is doom and gloom, as there are several smart ways and great Read more about How You Can Track Language Translations In One Place[…]

5 Tips For Supercharging Your Development Process

Image: Example Source Developing games is hard, so much so, that even experienced developers face a ton of pitfalls, from scheduling problems through to crunch time issues. Hobbyist, indie, and triple-A developers have pulled the plug on game projects at some point or another. Nothing is more disappointing than canceling a potentially promising game because Read more about 5 Tips For Supercharging Your Development Process[…]