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Why Game QA Matters

Why Game QA Matters

May 11, 2016

Quality Assurance has always been seen as a “foot-in-the-door” into the industry. And hey, perhaps it does serve that purpose in many cases. But QA has become so much more, and with the industry developing so rapidly, quality assurance has never been so vital to a game’s success. It’s often seen as a low-level role, Continue reading →

Why Culturalization and Localization is Critical

Why Culturalization and Localization is Critical

Oct 18, 2013

Culturalization and localization are becoming more and more important as video game complexity develops. Historically thought of as purely translation, this is not the case.  In addition to certain story elements and the artwork itself, there are many aspects to consider when localizing a game, and it is vital to get this right, in order Continue reading →

Snapshot: A Day at the Game QA & Localisation Forum 2013

Snapshot: A Day at the Game QA & Localisation Forum 2013

Jul 19, 2013

Last month the first ever event dedicated to game QA & loc took place. Gerald Clarke was there for opening day…

[Industry report] The Next Level: the Evolution of Game QA

[Industry report] The Next Level: the Evolution of Game QA

May 10, 2013

Gaming IQ have just completed a report on the evolution of QA in the gaming industry; from the early days of programmers writing and testing the games themselves through to the dedicated QA teams and outsourced models of today. The report covers various aspects of how QA has changed, touching upon some of the history Continue reading →

Game Localisation: Local Errors, Global Impact

Game Localisation: Local Errors, Global Impact

Mar 22, 2013

Localisation – both the cure and source of some of the biggest translation errors and most infamous memes in game history. Part 1 of a 2-part featurette by guest contributor Ashly Gadda

Game QA & Loc Forum featured on GamesIndustry.biz

Game QA & Loc Forum featured on GamesIndustry.biz

Mar 18, 2013

So who was on GamesIndustry.biz over the weekend? If you were, you may have noticed that the Games QA & Localisation Forum was mentioned in their news section on Friday. We were thrilled to be picked up by GI.biz, as long-standing fans of the site as a source of industry news, as well as their Continue reading →