Here’s Nolan North, attempting a Eurogamer challenge where he does as many of his video game voices as he can in 60 seconds. A fun watch!
Here’s a tease of what Nolan North’s rendition of Ghost sounds like in Destiny. I don’t know about you, but it sounds pretty similar to Dinklebot to me. Which probably means that the original Ghost sounds the way it does because of Bungie’s direction, not Peter Dinklage.
For a long time now, the world has laughed at Peter Dinklage’s voice acting in Destiny, a video game about the slow, inevitable progression of death. Soon, that voice acting is going to change. One might even say it’s going to become legend.
The man who plays Nathan Drake says that eight months of story/performance work on Uncharted 4 was thrown out when Naughty Dog changed the creative leads on the game. In a video from a panel discussion at this past weekend’s MetroCon, North said that the scrapped work came from the script and ideas of former Naughty…
If I wind up picking up a copy of Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor, it will be because of these two men right here. Well, mostly.
Actually, half is probably a conservative estimate.
It seems like Nolan North is in everything. If there is a video game, and that video game has a voice cast, he is somehow bound to be in it somewhere.
Actor Nolan North is the voice of 1000 video game characters, most notably Uncharted's Nathan Drake and Assassin's Creed's Desmond.
Any way you slice it, it's been a good year for Nolan North. At this time last year, the ever-present voice actor had become something of a go-to joke—people had cottoned to the fact that his voice was featured in 50% of the video games that had been released that year (slight exaggeration), and had started to give…
Nolan North isn't just the voice of Uncharted 3 star Nathan Drake, he's also a pretty awesome video game unboxer. Sure, it's no Gawker HQ rooftop unboxing, but it gets the job done.
If, tomorrow, I got a news release telling me Nolan North was the new play-by-play man for Madden NFL I would not bat an eye. He has lent his voice to just about every major video game release imaginable in the past five years. Now he will voice, of all characters, The Penguin, in Batman: Arkham City.
Elena Fisher began as a Spanish character, the writer of the Uncharted series said. The adventure's female protagonist was originally conceived as "Elena Vargas," and originally, writer Amy Hennig wanted Claudia Black, the voice of Chloe Frazer in Uncharted 2 to voice her.
Nolan North seems like a super nice guy! And does a cracking job as the voice of Nathan Drake in the Uncharted series. Problem is, he also does the voice for around a million other characters, and it can sometimes get very distracting.
Nolan North, the real world voice of Uncharted's Nathan Drake, Shadow Complex's Jason Fleming and Assassin's Creed's Desmond Miles is in a lot of video games. But it may be Mafia II that has the most North you've ever heard.
Don't know who Nolan North is? Play Uncharted. Or Prince of Persia. Or Halo Wars, Lost Planet, or Assassin's Creed. He's without a doubt the most recognisable voice actor in video games today, and in 2010, he will be busy.
Why do gamers seem to like the sometimes un-heroic Nathan Drake of Uncharted fame? One of Drake's creators explained in a comment on Gamasutra.
In a podcast interview, Nolan North, the voice of Nathan Drake, indicated that Hugh Jackman is the preferred actor - by producers - for the upcoming Uncharted movie.
Of all the catch phrases muttered by Nathan Drake in Uncharted 2, the best one comes from the unlikeliest of sources - voice actor Nolan North's son Cooper.
This is an interview with Mr. Nolan North. His name probably won't ring a bell, and that's a real tragedy, because as soon as you hear him open his mouth, you'll know exactly who he is.