What Vigilante Video Game Translators Tell Us About Localization

In 2017, gaming company Sports Interactive provoked the ire of Chinese gamers who couldn’t find a Chinese translation for its game Football Manager 2017. Soon after, a flood of negative reviews from those users followed on Steam (the largest online video game distribution platform worldwide), impacting the game’s standing in the marketplace. Games that gain […]

What Online Schools Tell Us About Trends in Online Education

Plenty of attention has been drawn to the way traditional public and private schools are transitioning to online learning models during the COVID-19 pandemic. However, for many years now, online schools have largely gone overlooked, despite being a groundbreaking alternative to offline education. With full academic years and complete curricula administered entirely online, these types […]

Localizing the Tiger King: A “Netflix and Quarantine” Hit for the Whole World

Whether you’re sheltering in place in Denmark or in Chattanooga, Tennessee, the outrageous new docuseries “Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem and Madness” has likely made its appearance on your Netflix home page over the past couple of weeks. While Netflix has been somewhat close-lipped with viewership data from outside of the United States, it appears that […]

3 Areas to Watch Out For in eLearning Localization

In today’s modern and dynamic workplace, a growing company cannot expand if they aren’t training their employees on new standards and practices. Simply throwing together a PowerPoint deck and distributing it just does not cut it anymore. Let’s face it; what works in one country may not be suitable for another, and so forth. So, […]