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Michelle Deco's Member Blogs

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.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Mon, 27 Mar 2017 10:38:00 EDT in Design, Production, Console/PC, Social/Online
In Part 3 of this series, I venture outside video games and examine types of localization found in films, and discuss its growing importance in today’s world.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Mon, 13 Feb 2017 10:06:00 EST in Design, Production, Console/PC
In Part 2 of my "Basics of Localization" series, I'll explore visual localization in video games, provide examples, and touch briefly on ESRB ratings.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Fri, 27 Jan 2017 10:40:00 EST in Design, Social/Online
In this article, I'll explore the ways in which "Animal Crossing: New Leaf" for the Nintendo 3DS can help you improve your personal and daily life.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Tue, 03 Jan 2017 10:25:00 EST in
In the midst of game development and publishing, it's important to take a step back and reflect on yourself and your accomplishments. This blog post features an activity I created that celebrates the positive, no matter what stage of life you're in.

Posted by Michelle Deco on Thu, 08 Sep 2016 11:16:00 EDT in
The term "localization" has been floating around for many years, but what is it exactly? Here I'll talk about the basics of localization and examples of localization commonly found in video games.

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