Game Localization for Translators

Game Localization for Translators

I have been a game translator for many years (see my Ask a Pro for more about my experiences). In this post I’d like to share some insight into the process of localizing game content.

The main responsibilities of a translator are the initial preparation, and the localization itself, including all of the different types of content that need to be translated; so let’s take a look at both of those steps and explore some of the common problems and issues that come up that make game translation different from other projects.

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