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The Essential List – Game Localization Tools

Image: Example Source Many factors will affect how a game localization turns out. At XLOC, we’re sticklers for streamlining this process and ensuring that our localizations are of the highest quality. That’s why we developed the industry-leading localization management platform that allows our clients to release their games simultaneously worldwide. We figured out at an Read more about The Essential List – Game Localization Tools[…]

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5 Things That Will Impact Your Game Localization

Image: Example Source Game localization is a process that’s usually shrouded in mystery, especially for aspiring developers and publishers. Once they gain some experience, they comprehend the complexity, costs and time involved in this significantly technical process. Having to deal with translation, editing, proofreading, integration, regional adaptation, and LQA (Linguistic Quality Assurance) tasks help sharpen Read more about 5 Things That Will Impact Your Game Localization[…]

How To Use Game Localization To Boost Sales Globally

Image: Example Source Video games have broken through many barriers over the past four decades. Similar to films and music, games have become a medium consumed globally yet they’re having a greater impact. The astounding success of Fortnite is a good example; it’s free to play with 125 million players from around the world. Young Read more about How To Use Game Localization To Boost Sales Globally[…]

5 Tips For Speeding Up Game Localization Processes

Image: Example Source We know how costly and challenging it’s developing professionally made video games. We also understand how important it’s to keep your studio profitable in order to make many more cool games in the future. That’s why every savvy developer should find cost-effective ways to produce games and reduce their time to market (TTM) Read more about 5 Tips For Speeding Up Game Localization Processes[…]

The Pros And Cons Of Game Localization You Should Know

Image: Example Source We firmly believe that localizing your game is essential for reaching a wider audience and securing its success. The games industry has grown and become increasingly competitive; therefore, developers and publishers are seeking new markets to enter. And while localizations are beneficial to both the creators and audiences of games, there are Read more about The Pros And Cons Of Game Localization You Should Know[…]

Why Gaming’s Latest Boom Is Fueling Localization Demand

Image: Example Source Many older gamers remember the video game crash of 1983, which caused a major recession in North America’s games industry due to market saturation. Unsurprisingly, many fear that the overwhelming amount of games launched nowadays on various digital storefronts will cause another crash. But does this alarmist assumption hold water? Well, considering Read more about Why Gaming’s Latest Boom Is Fueling Localization Demand[…]

How To Localize Your App Or Mobile Game Successfully

Image: Example Source It seems everyone is playing games on their smartphones nowadays, and that’s understandable with the astronomical rise of mobile gaming since 2014. Furthermore, mobile game revenues have surpassed that of the substantial PC games market. Demand for entertaining mobile games will only grow in the years ahead. Given the global availability of Read more about How To Localize Your App Or Mobile Game Successfully[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]