That Wizard Came From The Moon: A defence of Peter Dinklage in Destiny

You might have heard a few rumblings on the internet during Destiny's Alpha weekend recently that Peter Dinklage's performance in the game is... well, not exactly Tyrion Lannister. But, having spent some time playing the game myself, I think Dinklage is shaping up to be a cool companion on your Guardian's adventure. » 6/18/14 5:59pm 6/18/14 5:59pm

In This Year’s Bat-Stuff, Batman and The Joker Have the Same Voice

Batman and Joker are two sides of the same crazy coin, according to some comics in the Dark Knight’s 74-year history. The thinking goes that you have to be insane to do what each character does and that their unique relationship binds them in a symbiotic way. So it makes a weird bit of sense that the same guy is… » 5/20/13 9:00pm 5/20/13 9:00pm

Hacking the Japanese Voices Back into the Games

Let's face it, over the years there have been some pretty terrible English dubs of Japanese games. Moreover, these horrible dubs often replace an excellent Japanese voice cast. Now while there is nothing wrong with liking your Japanese games in English with English voices, have you ever wished you could just play some… » 3/08/13 6:00am 3/08/13 6:00am

Why Japanese Fans Are Still Nerd Raging about The Avengers

For years, anime fans have been complaining about crap dubs. It's either the result of amateurs or celebrities who simply don't fit the role. Now it's Japan's turn to nerd rage.


"It's just as everyone says, the dubbing is horrid," wrote one individual on Amazon Japan. The Avengers didn't exactly have a smooth rollout » 12/05/12 6:00am 12/05/12 6:00am

The Voice Actors of Batman: Arkham City, Unmasked

Good gravy does Batman: Arkham City have some fine voice-acting. Almost every character in the game, from the biggest crime bosses to the littlest thugs, is played by an actor who delivers his or her lines with gusto and energy. It goes such a long way towards making Arkham City feel vital and believable, and towards… » 10/20/11 8:00pm 10/20/11 8:00pm

Why Video Games with Silent Heroes Had the Best Soundtracks

Over the years, I've asked many gamers about their favorite game soundtracks, and more often than not they respond by listing titles from the 80's or 90's. The Legend of Zelda, The Secret of Monkey Island 2, Chrono Trigger, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night; or maybe Mega Man 2, Final Fantasy VI, Sonic The Hedgehog,… » 7/15/11 4:00pm 7/15/11 4:00pm