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Dolly Dai's Blog


Dolly Dai

BD Manager at LocalizeDirect, focus on Asian gaming markets

2 years in gaming and localization industry 

Master in Economics at Lund University


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The creators of t Space Marshals, Reckless Racing, and Xenowerk, Swedish studio Pixelbite is launching its tactical mobile strategy game Xenowerk Tactics this week. LocalizeDirect briefly talked to Pixelbite co-founders Mattias Olsson and Anders Blom.

Posted by Dolly Dai on Tue, 01 Oct 2019 07:15:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Serious, Social/Online
Ever thought about expanding your game to the MENA region but not sure where to start? Try Turkey first. It’s very much a mix of East and West, it is also the most developed games market and the video game centre of MENA.

Posted by Dolly Dai on Wed, 04 Sep 2019 09:59:00 EDT in
When looking at revenues, Japan is the 3rd largest games market in the world. Prepare your game from the start for the Japanese game market - then the game or app localization process will be smoother.

The Korean game market is growing both in downloads and revenue. A video game translation into Korean is a good investment if you want to reach the Asian continent.

Posted by Dolly Dai on Wed, 17 Jul 2019 11:05:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Serious, Indie, Social/Online
FIGS is not enough for game localization any more and has been joined by zhCN+brPT+RU to create a “Magnificent Seven Standard” in the loc industry, while Turkish, Malay, and Hindi demonstrated tremendous two-year growth.

Posted by Dolly Dai on Mon, 03 Jun 2019 10:18:00 EDT in Business/Marketing, Production, Indie, Social/Online
The Chinese games market sales revenue represents nearly ¼ of the global game market. Learn what to pay attention to during the Chinese localization process and how to boost your downloads in China with the 4R technique.

Dolly Dai's Comments

Comment In: [Blog - 06/03/2019 - 10:18]

Hi John, I won 't ...

Hi John, I won 't recommend Portuguese in Macao. Simplified Chinese and traditional Chinese would be definitely enough. And game releasement won 't affect Tibet as long as your game doesn 't contain any violent/sensitive parts. -