Cultural Framing of Video Games for Educational Learning

Cultural framing extends to the areas of education, politics, social interaction, and entertainment. Therefore, to avoid issues in the cultural framing of games, it is important to design games that promote socialization and engagement without creating controversy.   Cultural Framing Has Led to a Shift in Market Focus The past five years has demonstrated a Read more about Cultural Framing of Video Games for Educational Learning[…]

Big Screen Movie Adaptations

Big Screen Movie Adaptations – Video Games

Big screen movie adaptations of video games prove that video games are now part of the mainstream. When movies spin off of games, you know that you have a special product. While it may help to cast a major screen star, such as Angelina Jolie, to a video game adaptation, you need more than that Read more about Big Screen Movie Adaptations – Video Games[…]

Cultural influences

Cultural Influences – How They Impact Gaming

Cultural influences from video gaming stem from the ways video games have developed. These influences extend to other media, such as television, books, music, and movies. People who are devoted to video games are just as enthusiastic as avid readers. Cultural Influences toward Development As gaming has developed, so has the use of home video Read more about Cultural Influences – How They Impact Gaming[…]

Game Studios Enhance Start-up Performances

Game studios are the lifeblood of video development companies. However, before you begin a video development company, you need to evaluate your reasons for the start-up. Make sure you know why you want to get into the business so you can plan accordingly.   Game Studios – Meeting Develop Needs Game studios should be designed Read more about Game Studios Enhance Start-up Performances[…]

Video Game Development – Entrepreneurial Tips

Video game development has burgeoned in the past few years. Games have evolved in exciting ways. If you want to get involved in the video game development process, you have the opportunity to do so. Today, people have access to increasing support and tools so they can excel in the field. If you want to Read more about Video Game Development – Entrepreneurial Tips[…]

Culture Meets Language When Localization Is Used

Culture is synonymous with localization. Therefore, translation and localization differ in terms of language use. Translations communicates the meaning of a source language by changing it to a target language. On the other hand, localization adapts language usage to the culture of a targeted language. Consequently, language localization adapts translated meanings to the readers. Adaptations Read more about Culture Meets Language When Localization Is Used[…]

Video Game History: My! How Things Have Changed!

Video game history starts as far back as 1940. That is when the Westinghouse brand displayed a computer at the World’s Fair. The computer, which was the brainchild and design of Edward U. Condon, was stylized to play the classic game, Nim. Nim is a game where players try to be the last one to Read more about Video Game History: My! How Things Have Changed![…]

Video Game Translation Challenges: How They Impact Game Play

Video game translation challenges abound for translators who must try to sort out the cultural differences and language variances in video game play. Therefore, working as a translator in this field can seem, at times, somewhat daunting. However, the work must continue for translators as video games have become a phenomenon in the marketplace. You Read more about Video Game Translation Challenges: How They Impact Game Play[…]

Top Video Game Languages that are Globalizing the Market

Top video game languages are superpower languages as they hold the power seat in terms of revenue – meaning downloads. Stats currently indicate that the US is no longer a front-runner in this respect. Instead, both South Korea and Japan surpass the US on Google Play. Japan follows the US, revenue-wise, on the App Store. Read more about Top Video Game Languages that are Globalizing the Market[…]

Adapting Video Games into Different Cultures

Adapting video games into various cultural venues can be a challenge in this age of globalization. However, in order to be successful in the field, localization is a priority. Indeed, cultural adaptation cannot be overlooked as some games have failed because the adapted version was not culturally revised for the gamer. That is why developers Read more about Adapting Video Games into Different Cultures[…]