Video Games localization testing

Video Games Localization & Translation Services

Video games localizationVideo games Localization is the translation of “a game played by electronically manipulating images produced by a computer program on a television screen or other display screen”.  The kind of translation rendered here is a localized concept of the game. The kind of translation that appeal to target-specific market, and its audience. Launching a new game into overseas market has been always a cultural challenge.

Video games localization is essential for an enjoyable play experience to the end user, especially when it comes to culturally sensitive contexts.  It is a big decision for the stakeholders to take. Especially when  putting into account the huge profit behind addressing the promising market audiences in their own mother languages. To dominate international market shares, it is essential to consider addressing audiences in different cultures with both different design, development, and content.

When it comes to video game translation and localization services, Elite TransLingo is your language vendor you can count upon. Because we have both the resources, and the experience in the translation and localization industry since 1995. Not to mention our quality assurance teams of human professional linguists, proofreaders and desktop publishing engineers who are available 24/7 for your support.

When developing your video game for international markets, there are few recommendations to consider for easier, and more economical future localization and translation process :

  1. When designing your video game, it is recommended to keep both text, and artwork separate.
  2. Try to keep enough spacing for foreign languages that takes more space than English characters.
  3. Keep the dates, numbers, measures, weights and currency related to the language of your choice.

On-Site Video Games Linguistic Testing & Professional Language Support

At Elite TransLingo, we also offer on-site linguist testing for video games as per our clients demands. We have a team of local professional linguists in over 100 spoken languages who can help you with on-site linguist testing and support if needed. Not to mention that we can also offer you high quality, and comprehensive game translation and localization services that include:

  • Video Games Scripts, Website and Manual Translation
  • Video Games Voice-Over Recording Translation
  • On-Site Video Game Linguistic Testing
  • Video Games Localization testing and QA Support