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Tag: Voice Over
Game Translation & Localization – What’s the Difference?
To translate or localize your game? That is the question. Although game translation and localization may seem similar at first...Read More
The Last of Us Game Localization Review – the Good & the Bad
Few games tug at your heartstrings quite the same way as The Last of Us, even now, 10 years after...Read More
The 8 Most Frequent Game Localization Languages & How to Choose
What are the most common languages for game localization and how do you choose languages for your specific needs and...Read More
Brothers Grimm – A Tale on the Origin of an Ancestral Language
If you’ve ever heard of the Grimm brothers, odds are it’s not for their highly insightful contributions to the field...Read More
The Game Localization Process & 22 Tips to Make it Easier
Localizing your game to match your global players’ cultural, linguistic and regional expectations is a surefire way for you to...Read More
Game Translation and Localization – A Definitive Guide
Embarking on your game localization journey soon and want to know your way around the territory? You’re at the right...Read More
Learning Languages with Gaming and The Implications for Game Creators
To play or not to play? That’s the big question that has been pondered for at least a couple of...Read More
How Netflix’s 1899 Masterfully Conveys European Languages
Netflix was sitting on top of a gold mine when its series Dark debuted in 2017. The streaming giant’s first...Read More
A List of Generational Slang Words and Phrases – X, Y and Z
There is a moment that all of us dread when in a conversation with someone younger, and they say a...Read More
Pokémon Part 02 – The Troubles of Localizing the Games
Translating Japanese games for English-speaking gamers isn’t a new endeavour. Some of today’s most significant, memorable and beloved adventures in...Read More
Pokémon Part 01 – The Meanings of Pokémon’s Names in Various Languages
Pokémon has been around for much longer than you think. The first generation of Pokémon games was released in 1996,...Read More
Some of the Most Humorous Video Game Translations
Video game translations are meant to convert a video game’s script from one language to another while paying attention to...Read More
What Are the Factors Determining the Cost of Translation?
When searching around for the best translation service, there are a number of factors you need to consider before you...Read More
Video Game Voice-over: Turning Up the Volume
Remember Tetris? We must have all played it at least once when it hit the international market about 40 years...Read More
Should Pidgin English Be Classed As an Official Language?
The Oxford English Dictionary defines “Pidgin” as a language mixing lexical, grammatical, and phonematic features of two or more languages,...Read More
Disney: An APAC Localization Case Study
Disney, a name that enchanted the childhood of generations, continues to amaze the showbiz world with its incredible ability to...Read More
Is French Really the Language of Love?
For many, French is considered to be one of the most romantic languages in the world, where native speakers of...Read More
Game Localization in 2022 – A Step-by-Step Guide
Games, games, games – they equally challenge and thrill us. Some of them caught the eye of filmmakers who turned...Read More
Why Does Media Localization Matter?
Touted as an intrinsic part of worldwide brand promotion, “localization” applies to all activities involving interaction with international users. But...Read More