Archive for June, 2012

When to Forgo the Culturalization of Video Games: Contextualizing Globalization within the Mobile Marketplace »

by * A featured article on Gamasutra. * Written by LAI’s Game Localization Marketing Specialist Karin Skoog in collaboration with LAI’s CEO David Lakritz.   Localization is the adaptation of video games for regional markets, to include changing components such as graphics and cultural references.  Localization is important so gamers within specific regions can enjoy [...]

Courses, Certificates, and Credentials Related to Game Translation and Localization »

by While there are a plethora of resources and training materials available for translators, there are a few education opportunities geared specifically toward video game translation.  LAI scoured the internet for coursework, certifications, and degrees with a video game component.  Below are the available credentials and related descriptions. In addition to the following courses and [...]