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LAI Global Game Services is a specialized game localization and publishing company serving the video game industry for over 20 years. Some of our clients have included Sony, Ubisoft, ngmoco, and Level Up! LAI is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in Beijing and Tokyo. If you like our podcast, be sure to rate us on the iTunes store! Contact: www.lai.com - info@lai.com - @LanguageAutoInc

LocaLAIse This‪!‬ Language Automation, Inc. (LAI)

    • Video Games
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LAI Global Game Services is a specialized game localization and publishing company serving the video game industry for over 20 years. Some of our clients have included Sony, Ubisoft, ngmoco, and Level Up! LAI is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in Beijing and Tokyo. If you like our podcast, be sure to rate us on the iTunes store! Contact: www.lai.com - info@lai.com - @LanguageAutoInc

    Interview with Stephen Mandiberg of the University of California-Merced (part 1]

    Interview with Stephen Mandiberg of the University of California-Merced (part 1]

    In this first part of our interview, we hear Stephen's interesting views on what makes game localization so unique, the role of game localizers in the overall value chain and much more. [11:02]

    • 11 min
    Interview with Indie Developers Arman Kayhan and Levon Sebuhyan

    Interview with Indie Developers Arman Kayhan and Levon Sebuhyan

    In this podcast, indie developers Arman Kayhan and Levon Sebuhyan of Sillywalk Games discuss the challenges and lessons learned from taking their game Mind Mould to global markets.

    • 7 min
    Interview with Carme Mangiron of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

    Interview with Carme Mangiron of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona

    Carme is an experienced game localizer and chair of the Master in
    Audiovisual Translation program at the Universitat Autònoma de
    Barcelona, where she developed the game localization curriculum. In this
    podcast, Carme talks about the skills needed to break into the game
    localization industry, her perspectives on the industry, and new
    developments we can expect to see in the days ahead.

    • 9 min
    God of Arena – Localizing a Chinese-style Game for the Western Market

    God of Arena – Localizing a Chinese-style Game for the Western Market

    In this episode of LocaLAIse This!, we interview the Community Manager of Firevale Games about the challenges of adapting and recreating a Chinese-style game for the West.

    • 8 min
    Global Payment System For Video Games - Michael Johnson @FastSpring (part 1)

    Global Payment System For Video Games - Michael Johnson @FastSpring (part 1)

    Publishing and selling a game globally can be a complicated endeavor. One of the areas that developers frequently overlook is how to handle global payments when dealing with the myriad regulations, currencies and tax codes prevalent in overseas markets.

    In this episode of LocaLAIse This!, we interview Michael Johnson, Director of Marketing & Business Development at FastSpring, developers of a popular global e-commerce platform, who talks to us about pitfalls to watch out for when developing a global payment strategy, as well as offering solutions and tips. (part 1/2)

    • 12 min
    Global Payment System For Video Games - Michael Johnson @FastSpring (part 2)

    Global Payment System For Video Games - Michael Johnson @FastSpring (part 2)

    In this episode of LocaLAIse This! we continue our discussion with Michael Johnson of FastSpring on how video game companies can leverage a global e-commerce platform to avoid potential pitfalls when going global, helping to engage customers and increase revenue worldwide. (part 2/2)

    • 13 min

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Mz1231 ,

Very professional insights!

The interviews invited video game industry experts talking about localization-related issues. Very interesting stories.

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