While Germany may be more known for its industrial exports, in recent years the creative industries have been flourishing, and none more so than its video game industry.
So, we’ve drawn up a list of 5 of the games made here in Berlin that we like the most!
We interviewed the video game composer and expert Pierre Langer, founder and managing director of Dynamedion based in Mainz, Germany. Pierre will tell us more about his internationally renowned company, the video game music business, and the culturalization process of video game soundtracks.
If you’re on the lookout for what’s up and coming in the world of gaming, it won’t take you too long to find out that Montreal is one of the biggest gaming cities in the world. In fact, there have been over 200 video game companies operating in the city since 2016. A city with so many gaming professionals means a city full of fun stuff for gamers to do.
Last week we started our two-part interview with Malek Teffaha, Head of Localization and Communication at Ubisoft Middle East. He gave us insights into his work at Ubisoft as well as the regulation board GCAM, the General Commission for Audiovisual Media in Saudi Arabia. Today he will focus on the topics of visual adaption, accent localization and perception of the brand Assassin’s Creed in the MENA region.
In this two-part interview series, we will be talking to Malek Teffaha, Head of Localization and Communication at Ubisoft Middle East. Malek is going to give us deep insights into the special conditions for localization in the different countries of the area, the cultural impact and the bureaucratic systems that need to be handled to ensure a smooth game release.
We were happy to welcome two German influencers for a recording session of the new Neverwinter expansion: The Heart of Fire! Both of them made some great vlogs about work in video game localization, which we encourage you to watch.
Based in a country seeing huge growth in its video game sector, Korean game studios have been releasing big hits in the past few years. As seen in our previous post, the Top Ten Things to do in Seoul for Gamers, Koreans of all ages have been diving headfirst into gaming culture.
With such a diverse mix of video games coming out daily, it can be hard to find new, unique games that are not being overshadowed by the advertising and popularity of bigger names. Indie games, which is a blanket statement for less mainstream games produced by smaller developers and studios, are often more creative and offer different gameplay than the newest version of Call of Duty.
Berlin’s diverse culture allows for anyone to find their place, and that doesn’t exclude us gamers! Beyond the museums, techno clubs and art, we can find a strong gaming community, which is one of the reasons why the Altagram team loves this city so much.
Whether you live in Korea or you finally planned a backpacking tour through Asia, Seoul is a must-see city for travelers interested in a unique culture, great food, and of course, K-pop. With so much to offer, many nerdy attractions are better known to locals and not often represented on popular tourist sites.