How to Prepare a Game for Localization

Games are meant to be enjoyed. Developers, especially Indie developers, will often create the game in their native language and forget one important thing: others will want to play the game, too. If you want to reach a wide audience, you need to consider localization. What is Game Localization? Games have files that, when organized properly, will allow the game to be enjoyed in multiple languages. Localization is simply the ability for players to choose … Read more

Localizing to the Japanese Market as an Indie Game Developer

Indie game developers are on a roll with fresh and innovative titles being released every year. No longer is the gaming industry saturated with repetitive titles from the big name video game companies. Although indie game developers are finding a lot of success among the Western audience, Japan is still uncharted territory. But in recent years, there has been a surge of indie game titles from Japanese indie game developers. This presents a great opportunity … Read more