Supertext Game Localization Language Fighter

Video game localization can be simultaneously entertaining and infuriating. Who can forget the “All your base are belong to us.” fail? There are many pitfalls to localizing games but hiring the right team of professionals, starting with the translators on the front line, is a good start. So what makes a super team?



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So, you’ve booked that dream trip to Paris? Ready to soak in the good wine, fashion, museums? What about your French? “It’ll be fine,” I hear you say. After all, you might not remember everything you learned in French class but the English language is full of French words, isn’t it? But, wait! What if those words mean something else in France? Ooh la la*. Whether you’re going for business or for a little romance, here are seven words to remember.


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A Parisian client has invited you to dinner but you don’t speak a word of French? Supertext is here to help! All you need to do is follow our tips, and everyone will assume that French is your first language – without you having to put together a single sentence.



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From the street to millions of screens: the Energy Challenge, run by the Federal Office for Energy and Tamedia, the country’s leading media group, makes sustainability accessible and achievable. In German, French and Italian.



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Amy S. Choi and Rebecca Lehrer, founders of the Mash-Up Americans podcast, hosted a vibrant discussion at The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles about languages and polyglots. As a French transplant and new addition to Supertext’s team of language geeks, I was intrigued.