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Damien Yoccoz's Member Blogs

Game localization always comes with a price, if you want to get maximum downloads and sales with each release. However, not all indie game developers can afford the price tag that comes with professional translation and localization.


Russia is one of the fastest growing gaming markets in the world. So now is the time to establish your name in the country while it still has that sweet mix of rapid growth and opportunity. Let's look at how you can adapt your games for this market.


Good video game localization is as much about preventing changes as making them. With the right preparation, you can drastically reduce the development cost of your games not only in financial terms but also the time it takes to produce them.


Posted by Damien Yoccoz on Thu, 10 Nov 2016 10:10:00 EST in Business/Marketing, Design, Programming, Production, Console/PC, Indie
Localization strategies differ from one platform to another. If your game is going to hit Steam and you don't evenknow where to start with its localization, here are the7languages you should absolutely consider localizing your game into.


Localization doesnt always get the attention it deserves, but its something you cant afford to ignore in todays market.


The first goal of localizing a game is to get more people playing it. More players mean more revenue and adapting your video games for different languages and cultures can add millions of players in each given market.


Unity makes things easier by streamlining the development process. This includes localization, too, so you can open up your game to the global masses. However, you need to be careful because game localization is a tricky process.


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