January 13, 2022
MEET the ALTAMATES

In the life of an Altamate – Marketing Manager

In an attempt to bring our team closer to you, we will present profiles of our employees every week, here on our blog. Starting this week, Marketing Manager Gianluca will talk about his role at the company, his experience working for Altagram, and his own passion towards gaming.
November 2, 2021
4Rs

4Rs of Game Localization

Existing in a world as culturally diverse and rich in traditions as we do, there’s bound to be a plethora of characteristics that differentiate us from one another. Vernacular only being one key factor of this, two countries may speak the same native language, but can have completely different values and traditions embedded in their society. Keeping that in mind, adapting a project to its corresponding country of need is vital to avoid misunderstandings within the communities of the respective nation. Fortunately, there’s an arsenal of strategies that help guiding developers in the right direction of successful localization.
October 4, 2021

The new generation of gamers will be on smartphones?

April 16, 2021

Game culturalization

We’ve talked a lot about game localization. Today, let’s switch to a new topic: game culturalization.
Read on to learn about the following: What is game culturalization? What is the difference between culturalization and localization? What should be considered when adapting your game to a new culture? Some benefits of game culturalization.
January 6, 2021

Take the stress out of video game localization with neural machine translation

You’ve made a great game, but, when it comes to localisation and translation, a lot of developers feel a little lost. In this blog entry, we’ll demystify part of the translation process by focusing on the newest tool at game developers’ disposal: machine translation.
September 30, 2020

How have we been dealing with COVID-19 at Altagram?

Like most companies, 2020 has brought us unexpected challenges that we have had to deal with as best as we can. Fortunately for Altagram, the project-based nature of our work has always entailed a certain degree of adaptability.
August 28, 2020

How you can support Black Lives Matter if you’re outside of the US

Over the past several weeks, the whole world has watched protests against racism gain momentum.
With the upcoming November elections, we think this is a topic that deserves to be talked about now as much as ever.
July 16, 2020

Great localization starts early! What game developers can do to ensure outstanding localization results

In this article, we’ll explain a bit more about how game translators do their work, how you can help them deliver great results, and our recommended best practices for preparing your localization files.
July 14, 2020

Throwback Thursday, or why we love games!

Throwback Thursdays delve into what made us into the gamers we are today and how this influenced our genre and gameplay preferences.
June 11, 2020

A Look Behind the Scenes at Localization Project Setup: Where the Time Goes and What Altagram is Doing to Make Things More Efficient

In this third article of our ongoing series about the game localization workflow, we'll have a look behind the scenes at localization project setup. Where the time goes and what Altagram is doing to make things more efficient.
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