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Michelle Deco is a freelance Localization Writer/Editor. She has done localization work for Square Enix, XSEED Games, and NIS America for titles including Dragon Quest VIII: Journey of the Cursed King for the Nintendo 3DS, World of Final Fantasy for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita, Kingdom Hearts HD 2.8 Final Chapter Prologue for the PlayStation 4, and Story of Seasons: Trio of Towns for the Nintendo 3DS. She is also an accomplished voice actress and singer whose clients include Disney, ABC, Fox, and 2K Games. View her full credits and contact her via and follow her on Twitter at @itsamiiiichelle.


Member Blogs

The ESRB (Entertainment Software Rating Board) is an organization that assigns age and content ratings to video games. Here, I take a look at the ESRB’s history, including the reasons behind its founding and the ratings process.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Mon, 11 Sep 2017 09:10:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Design, Production, Console/PC
The rise of the video game industry has seen its most popular franchises across a wide variety of media, including animated television. This article explores several of those franchises that made the leap from the console to the small screen.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Thu, 03 Aug 2017 09:51:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Serious, Social/Online
How do we stay healthy and focused during crunch time, even when putting in 80-hour weeks? I’ll explore simple ways to keep your body, mind, and soul in the pink.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Mon, 03 Jul 2017 09:16:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Console/PC, Serious, Smartphone/Tablet
In Part 4 of this series, we'll look at the decisions that go behind localizing a video game in a particular market, using well-known examples in the gaming industry.

Many gamers annually look forward to the Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3. In this article, we’ll take a brief look into the show’s 22-year history.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Mon, 08 May 2017 09:57:00 EDT in Design, Social/Online, Smartphone/Tablet
Here’s how the popular AR game Pokémon GO can be great for your health.

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Hi Lorenzo I 'm glad ...

Hi Lorenzo I 'm glad this article was helpful for you Starting as a quality assurance tester is a good start, as you 'll go hands-on with working with different games. Depending on where you work, you might gain more experience working on the technical side, or in the case ...