Localization of Game Content

Case Study game-01

Client:

A leading company in the game industry.

Problem:

Needed complete localization of games and game related content including marketing documents, game updates, etc. from English to Japanese.

Challenges

  • Sourcing of English-Japanese translators with knowledge of the gaming industry.
  • Making translators aware of the tools involved.

Solution

  • Expert translators were sourced and provided training on the tools they needed to work with, along with familiarizing them with the style-guide and glossary.
  • Continuous translation and review cycles were performed and online referencing was also employed.
  • Queries and issues were logged in specified format.
  • Translations were submitted on the server after complete quality check using server CAT tools.
  • Client suggestions and inputs were implemented and the translations were re-submitted.

game-process

 

Result

The game and its resources were translated and localized from English to
Japanese well within deadlines and Fidel is still working on this project
successfully for last two years.