Video Game Localization

Here you’ll find stories from the realm of video game localization including tips and tricks, best practices and, of course, horror stories! Check the articles below to learn more.


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Now Is the Time to Localize Your Game for Brazil

Now Is the Time to Localize Your Game for Brazil

Damien Yoccoz Damien Yoccoz
Brazil is the 5th largest population in the world with more than 66 million gamers – almost as many people as the ent
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Translating vs. Localizing Game Assets

Translating vs. Localizing Game Assets

Marianna Sacra Marianna Sacra
It is a question that constantly weighs on the game translator's shoulders: Should I localize or translate this?
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How do you break into video game localization?

How do you break into video game localization?

Dmitry Kornyukhov Dmitry Kornyukhov
How do you break into video game localization? So, Nicolas Caink asked me a million dollar question: "How one can break
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How I Fell in Love with Video Games and Localization

How I Fell in Love with Video Games and Localization

Dmitry Kornyukhov Dmitry Kornyukhov
How I fell in love with video games and localization You know what's funny? For a guy who spends the bulk of his tim
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7 Reasons Why Translating Games is Bad for You

7 Reasons Why Translating Games is Bad for You

Marianna Sacra Marianna Sacra
There is no question that translating games is fun and translating games is about the coolest way to make a living. But
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The Game Translator—Multiple Personality Order

The Game Translator—Multiple Personality Order

Marianna Sacra Marianna Sacra
There are countless possible settings in which to place the action in a video game. It could take place in C
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