We understand that effective games testing is critical to success and we know that a truly local and thoroughly immersive experience is paramount to gamers worldwide.

With dedicated testing studios across Asia, Europe and North America, we provide fully integrated Localization Quality Assurance (LQA) solutions, tailored to our clients’ needs. Whether expertise is required for casual mobile games, AAA blockbusters for consoles or for the latest in virtual and augmented reality systems, we are here to help ensure that players are immersed in a truly local experience.

Games are developed in multiple languages simultaneously with the original version. In this complex production environment, translations and voiceover recordings are being produced without the benefit of the game itself being available. At the last phase of production, prior to the content going live, we are relied upon to help ensure that our clients’ products are free from language-related bugs and defects. We partner with some of the industry’s leading gaming developers and publishers, delivering expertise and an expansive range of LQA offerings including:

  • Localization QA testing
  • Play through on localized languages
  • General functionality and implementation testing on localized languages
  • Localization compliance testing verifying hardware manufacturer terminology and naming conventions
  • Stand-alone linguistic reviews
  • Manual and printed/online material checks

At Keywords Studios, all of our LQA testers are trained to the highest standards and are both native speakers and passionate video gamers. Our multilingual experts include project managers, test leads and testers who work on a wide range of titles at any one time.

We have tested more than 2,000 games titles from Alpha stage to post-launch DLC. We have also provided our clients with more than 3,000,000 hours of in-game testing covering more than 50 different languages across all major platforms.

LQA is an integral part of our extensive service line of gaming support solutions. From linguistic quality to contextual consistency and so much more, we are trusted to deliver. 

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Contact us today to learn how our Localization QA services can help you ensure your games are free from language-related bugs and defects.

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Very pleased with everything you guys did - looking forward to working together again soon!

Nate Schmold - Blue Wizard Digital
avalanche Studios

Synthesis handled our localization and LQA efforts with expertise and ease, going above and beyond the calling. They made it possible for our self-published titles to be enjoyed all around the world in different languages.

Greg Stankevich - Avalanche

My experience with Keywords goes back many years, and they still remain my first choice for LQA testing. Their team of project managers and testers are top-notch in terms of efficiency, flexibility, and quality; and we can always rely on their expertise to ensure our testing needs are met.

Sylvia Gladstone, Manager, Localization Mobile, Nexon America Inc
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