localization articles & publications

Los entresijos de la localización de videojuegos

Article published in Meristation,the leading online publication on videogames in Spanish. Diana introduces gamers to the art of localization.


It’s a funny game + Learning from the amateurs

On how computer games have taken translation problems to another level and how amateur translation works. First published in The Linguist, the magazine of the Chartered Institute of Linguists.


Sayonara, Baby!

Diana Díaz Montón discusses the cultural adaptation of films and online games and provides some current examples.


The Video Game Translator Wishlist

Game localization veteran Diana Montón presents this wish list to stave off some of the common difficulties in game translation early in the development process, and facilitate a quality end...


Writing with localization in mind

I found a rather interesting article at the Writers Cabal Blog about writing dialogue for games with translation in mind. In this article, the author shares a few tips to take...

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Players do care about game localization

A videogame is an interactive product. For the experience to be truly immersive, the player cannot afford to be distracted. Subtitling the dialogue in a game instead of dubbing the VO...

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Wanted: Weapons of Fate

“Wanted: Weapons of Fate”, hits the European shelves this week. The title, based on the movie “Wanted” (also inspired on the comic book by Mark Millar & JG Jones) has...

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De historias malas…

Anaitgames nos trae un artículo cuando menos curioso sobre lo malas que son las historias de los videojuegos. Está claro que no es sencillo aunar jugabilidad con una historia bien...

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The C Word

On his blog “How to Japanese”, Daniel tries to discourage all future translators out there from becoming videogame translators. SO YOU WANT TO TRANSLATE VIDEO GAMES, EH? WELL, FIRST I’D STRONGLY SUGGEST THAT...

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It's out today! Thank you @G4F_Prod for bringing us on board for the localization of #AstérixObélixXXL3 into Spanish.

It was a pleasure working on this title, which we translated from French. Enjoy!

Microids 🤶@Microids_off

Il est l'heure de maitriser le mystérieux Menhir de cristal et de taper sur les Romains !

#AstérixObélixXXL3 : Le Menhir de Cristal est maintenant disponible sur Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Xbox One et PC/Mac.

¡Hoy se pone a la venta la edición Deluxe de El misterioso viaje de Layton: Katrielle y la conspiración de los millonarios.

Traducido a ES por Jesús Calzado, @Dandastur y @maloria. LQA de @patri_transcrea. ¡Y Ana San Millán como directora de doblaje!

https://bit.ly/2NMGZjr

When we localized... Lovers in a dangerous spacetime.

Go down memory lane with @AsteroidBase's Matt Hammill and discover more about one of our favorite projects. You'll sure fall in love with it.

https://www.mcvuk.com/when-we-made-lovers-in-a-dangerous-spacetime/

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