While playing through a recently-released role-playing game for the Nintendo Switch, I got to thinking. Wouldn’t it be great if, instead of simply turning voice-over on or off, we could selectively mute individual characters? Who would you silence? Aside from Tidus.
As the longest strike in Screen Actors Guild history chugs on, video game voice actors are making painful career sacrifices to show solidarity with their union. 234 days into the strike, after Microsoft announced Life Is Strange: Before The Storm, fans immediately sussed out that award-winning voice actress and…
Holy shit. I can’t deal with this. This video killed me. I am dead now.
Doug Cockle, the voice behind The Witcher’s Geralt, recently described his experience working on the series, including how awkward it can be to record intimate lines when he’s the only one present.
Robbie Daymond, the voice behind Prompto from Final Fantasy XV, helped make one little girl’s Christmas extra special by recording a personalized greeting for her as one of her favorite characters.
Lucio’s voice actor Jonny Cruz got together with the Overwatch cast recently, and the result is almost too much to handle.
Members of the Screen Actors Guild‐American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) are threatening to strike against eleven game industry employers in a protest seeking changes to their contracts.
Chika Anzai’s career broke out in 2014 after playing the loveable Chaika Trabant from Chaika -The Coffin Princess-, and since then has starred as the heavily troubled and emotional Mary from Grimgar, and the stoic cool-beauty Reina Kousaka from Sound! Euphonium.
In the beginning of first episode of The Huntsman: Winter’s Curse, a kindly shopkeeper convinces young heroine Elisabeth to take on his cousin as a traveling companion. It seemed like a good idea at the time.
“I was kinda hoping that Konami would take me back now that he was gone.” In a special edition of the Game Informer podcast, actor and screenwriter David Hayter talked about his “humiliating” replacement as Metal Gear’s leading man and how he really feels about the series creator who wanted him gone.
The internet has changed the way we experience nearly everything—including, in this case, what being a part of Dragon Ball Z is like.
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!
You’ve probably heard Charles Martinet countless times while traversing the Mushroom Kingdom. But it’s something else entirely to watch the man behind Mario actually play Mario.
It’s possible the people who voice many of gaming’s colorful characters will go on strike, depending on how a SAG-AFTRA union vote goes down next month. As various performers have started voicing their support on Twitter, so have a couple of game developers, and not everyone’s 100% behind what’s going on.
Over one hundred characters in The Simpsons are voiced by twelve very talented people—and here's a breakdown of who does what. Click on the top left magnifying glass to enlarge.
A first in franchise history, LittleBigPlanet 3 will feature a full voice cast for its adventure mode, and with English comedian Stephen Fry reprising his role as the narrator, there's no better villain than his original partner in crime, Hugh Laurie.
Destiny is the Manchester City of video games: no one can talk about it without at some stage mentioning all the money that's been thrown at its development over the past few years. That's not about to change now or any time soon, because it's interesting to examine how it's been spent.
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.
The San Diego Comic-Con event for The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, was nearly ruined when voice-over failed to play during the gameplay demo. Luckily, Geralt voice actor Doug Cockle was there to save the day.