Video games localization 101 - Introduction to video game localization

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Topic: Localization

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Availability:This training is available on-demand

Duration: 70 minutes

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Language:English
Summary:Introduction to video game localization.
Description
In this session, we will see all the phases that take place in a typical video game localization project. The first one is the so-called “internationalization”, which is actually part of the video game development requirements, as it is when potential localization issues are solved ahead of time, such as having fonts with characters of all languages or different date formats according to the locale. The next phases — familiarization, translation, reviewing, testing — will depend on whether we work as in-house or freelance translators, so we will analyze the differences between each model.

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Video games localization 101
Video games localization 102
Video games localization 103
Video games localization 104


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Target audience
Anyone with experience in translation and with interest in video games. Prior experience in localization may be useful, but it’s not a prerequisite for attending these training sessions. There will some translation examples from English into Spanish, but they will be described in a way that serve for all languages.
Prerequisites
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Trainer
Pablo Muñoz Sánchez    View feedback | View all courses
Bio: Pablo Muñoz Sánchez (http://www.pmstrad.com) es traductor autónomo del inglés al español y se especializa en localización de videojuegos, software y páginas web. Como principal experiencia profesional, ha trabajado durante dos años en Nintendo of Europe (Frankfurt, Alemania) traduciendo varios títulos destacados para Wii y Nintendo DS, entre los que se incluyen videojuegos de las series Metroid y Donkey Kong. Ha sido profesor de un módulo dedicado a la localización de software y videojuegos en el Máster en Traducción y Nuevas Tecnologías (http://www.mastradumatica.com/) de la Universidad Internacional Menéndez y Pelayo de Sevilla y en los dos últimos años ha dado varias conferencias sobre localización de videojuegos. Asimismo, ha publicado números artículos dedicados a la localización y a la informática aplicada a la traducción en varias revistas especializadas como JoSTrans (http://www.jostrans.org/) y Tradumàtica (http://www.fti.uab.es/tradumatica/revista/). También es autor del blog de traducción Algo más que traducir (http://algomasquetraducir.com/), donde publica sus reflexiones sobre los aspectos profesionales de la traducción, las tecnologías de la traducción y la localización de videojuegos y software.
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