26 January 2013

Decoding video game credits: what all those titles mean?

Translating video game credits is a surprisingly common request for localizers, usually leading to two great issues.

The byzantine structure of the hierarchy, and the lack of any equivalent in most target languages.

Let's tackle the first issue through the "Game Industry Crediting: A Snapshot of the Present" paper by IGDA, highlighting the most common roles! (And good luck with the rest, really!)

(cover credits)