Videogame outsourcer Babel Media and facial animation studio Image Metrics are pairing up to bring better animation and lip synching for localized games.  Industry Gamers reports that, as part of the partnership, Babel will use Image Metrics software to synch the dialogue it records for localized games with facial and lip animation.  Image Metrics executive VP Brian Waddle told the news outlet that the “solution eliminates poorly dubbed titles and makes quality localization more affordable.”  Waddle added that Babel’s 400 translators based abroad and local recording studios will help his company improve on the quality of localizing work it does for its clients.  Read more at Industry Gamers {link no longer active}.