Category: Culturally-Focused Interview Series

Making Mind Mould Available in Global Markets – Interview with Indie Developers from SillyWalk Games »

by In this podcast, indie developers Arman Kayhan and Levon Sebuhyan of Sillywalk Games discuss the challenges and lessons learned from taking their game Mind Mould to global markets. Below is the transcript of our interview content. Click here to listen. Enjoy! Michelle: Hello, everyone! Welcome back to LocaLAIse this. My name is Michelle Zhao, and I am [...]

God of Arena – Localizing a Chinese-style Game for the Western Market »

by In this episode of LocaLAIse This!, we interview the Community Manager (CM) of Firevale Games about the challenges of adapting and recreating a Chinese-style game for the western market. Below is the transcript of our interview content. Click here to listen. Enjoy! Michelle:   Hello, everyone! Welcome back to LocaLAIse this. My name is Michelle Zhao, and I am [...]

Global Payment System For Video Games Interview – Part 2 Transcript (LocaLAIse This! Podcast) [Michael Johnson @FastSpring and Michelle Zhao @LAI] »

by Below is the transcript of our interview content. Click here to listen. Enjoy! Michelle:   Hi everyone, welcome back to LocaLAIse This!, a podcast for the video game community, in which we interview experts on hot topics in game localization and global game publishing! My name is Michelle Zhao, Managing Director for Greater China here at LAI Global [...]

Global Payment System For Video Games Interview – Part 1 Transcript (LocaLAIseThis! Podcast) [Michael Johnson @FastSpring and Michelle Zhao @ LAI] »

by   Below is the transcript of our interview content. Click here to listen! Enjoy! Michelle:  Welcome to the latest edition of LocaLAIse This!, a podcast for the video game community, in which we interview experts on the hot topics in game localization and global game publishing! My name is Michelle Zhao, Managing Director for Greater China [...]

Game Art Internationalization and Localization Interview with Lillian Lee »

by Our latest installment of LocaLAIse This! takes a look at game localization from an artist standpoint. LAI’s Managing Director of China interviews Lillian Lee, our newest Game Art Localization Consultant with 12+ years in the industry. Lillian has served as an artist for AAA games such as The Darkness 2 and BioShock 2, and [...]

What’s the Video Game Market Like in the MENA Region? Check out our EXCLUSIVE Interview! »

by New this month is an interview we conducted with Lebanese-based game developer Game Cooks.  After describing the state of the video game market in the Arab region, we sat down with Lebnan Nader, General Manager at Game Cooks, to learn more about the company’s regionally-inspired games and his take on MENA gamers. We discussed topics [...]

LAI’s New Video Interview Series about Culturally-Focused Video Games – Mexico & Day of the Dead »

by This month marks the start of our new video interview series beginning with an independent developer based in Mexico City!  Our interview series highlights game companies that create video games inspired by culture and rooted in regional tradition.  Below is our 3-part interview series with Phyne Games, a company recently featured on MTV for Mictlan - a game based on Day of the [...]