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Sup Holmes

Sup Holmes hears a hundred voices with Stephanie Sheh


Sup Holmes every Sunday at 4pm EST!
May 24
// Jonathan Holmes
[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great videogames. It airs live every Sunday at 4pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over folks...
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Borderlands

Ashley Johnson joins Tales from the Borderlands cast


'Episode 3 is bananas!'
May 22
// Vikki Blake
The Last of Us voice actor Ashley Johnson is joining the cast for Tales from the Borderlands. Johnson's involvement -- confirmed by Telltale's Laura Perusco and Job Stauffer on Twitter -- is said to concern a "very core chara...
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Mega Man Legends 3

Mega Man Legends 3 voice actress allegedly revealed four years after cancellation


Meanwhile, on the moon...
May 20
// Ben Davis
Ready to feel sad about Mega Man Legends 3 again? Skybane of 100k Strong for Mega Man Legends 3 claims that he recently discovered who would have been the English voice actress for Aero, the pink-haired character whose d...
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He's really the Prince of All Jerks
I was surprised to find myself given the opportunity to interview Christopher Sabat; the founder of voice over studio, Okratron500, and the voice actor for Vegeta, and many other Dragon Ball characters. I've been a huge Drag...

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Sonico

Jessica Nigri is the new voice of Super Sonico


Former Lollipop Chainsaw front woman lands a new gig
Jan 24
// Jonathan Holmes
Jessica Nigri first showed up on my radar after she cosplayed Curly Brace from Cave Story. Applying that level of detail and craftsmanship to a relatively obscure character is the sign of a cosplayer who isn't in it jus...
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There Came an Echo

There Came an Echo story trailer shows off its voice talent


Wil Wheaton, Ashly Burch, and more
Nov 16
// Darren Nakamura
Originally slated for a June 2014 release, then pushed back to October 2014, voice-controlled strategy game There Came an Echo is now projected to release by early February 2015. That's only a few months away! According...
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Storytime with Commander Shepard


The wonderful Jennifer Hale
Aug 12
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Actor extraordinaire Jennifer Hale sat down to read us all a little Mass Effect story. Listen to her soothing voice and relax a little after a heavy day full of videogame newz.   
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Destiny

Oh, sure: Peter Dinklage's voiceover in Destiny was actually a 'quick take'


It seems Dinklage is destined for a do-over
Jun 28
// Brittany Vincent
Destiny is shaping up to be a wonderful way to be killing time. Get it? An interview with Bungie's COO Pete Parsons reveals even more scintillating details on one of 2014's most highly anticipated games. Every other week or s...
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Voice cast for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor revealed


You know these folks
May 22
// Dale North
Upcoming game Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor will be voiced by some of the best in the business. Troy Baker will voice lead character Talion, while Nolan North, Laura Bailey, Alastair Duncan, and Liam O'Brien hold down other ...

Learn why the voice acting from Mega Man 8 and X4 was so bad

Mar 19 // Chris Carter
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Did You Know Voice Acting tackles Mega Man
Christopher Niosi runs a series on YouTube called "Did You Know Voice Acting?" and this week he covers the storied Mega Man series across multiple forms of media. There's a lot of cool tidbits for fans in here -- like for in...

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Elder Scrolls Online

The Elder Scrolls Online's voice cast sounds expensive


Bethesda Softworks went all out
Jan 23
// Jordan Devore
Don't get me wrong, I appreciate great voice work and after seeing the lineup for The Elder Scrolls Online, I don't think the game will disappoint in that regard. But going for big-name, recognizable talent runs the risk of ...
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Broken Age

Elijah Wood joins the Broken Age voice cast


This game looks lovely
Dec 07
// Jordan Devore
We're strapped in for this whole VGX thing and oddly enough, one of the better parts has been an extended look at Broken Age, Double Fine's Kickstarter-funded adventure game. CEO Tim Schafer stopped by to reveal another voice...
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Pendleton Ward Broken Age

Pendleton Ward joins the voice cast of Broken Age


Plays the part of 'the lovable Gus'
Nov 04
// Brett Zeidler
Hot off the heels of Day of the Devs, a video was posted on Double Fine's YouTube account today announcing -- and showing proof! -- that Pendleton Ward (best known as the creator of Adventure Time) will be lending his v...
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All the dumb ways you can die in Grand Theft Auto V


Plus the coolest car chase ever, and other things
Oct 01
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Something as big and immersive as Grand Theft Auto V is going to create all sorts of videos by fans. Like this one that showcases some of the dumb ways you can die in the game, all set to music!
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Trevor represents 'pure escapism' in Grand Theft Auto V


The three actors of Grand Theft Auto V speak about their roles
Sep 30
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
GQ got to sit down with the three main stars of Grand Theft Auto V: Shawn Fonteno (Franklin), Ned Luke (Michael), and Steven Ogg (Trevor) where they talked about their roles in Grand Theft Auto V. First I have to highlight th...
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GTAV voice actors

Grand Theft Auto V's three main voice actors pictured


Cameras steal souls
Sep 17
// Steven Hansen
Geoff Keighley tweeted a link to this picture of Grand Theft Auto V's voice actors, Steven Ogg (Trevor), Shawn Fonteno (Franklin), and Ned Luke (Michael). Ogg looks so much like Trevor! Or, I suppose, Trevor looks so much lik...
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GTAV gang members

Actual gang members bring Grand Theft Auto V to life


Damn it feels good to hear real gangstas
Sep 04
// Steven Hansen
Grand Theft Auto V strives for realism in its excess crime fantasy. Truth in art, and all that. One of the game's writers and producers "Lazlow" Jones, known for co-writing and sometimes voicing the series' radio stations sin...
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Castlevania

Lords of Shadow 2's Dracula still evolving as a character


Voice acting talent is impacting character development in a big way
Aug 08
// Jayson Napolitano
While there was a ton of news about Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 a few weeks back at San Diego Comic Con, we did have a few more tidbits to share from a joint session with the voice of Gabriel Belmont/Dracula, Robert C...
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Killzone PS4 actors

Killzone: Shadow Fall goes Hollywood with actor reveals


Well, they're no Brian Cox
Jul 09
// Steven Hansen
Killzone: Shadow Fall is getting some television thespians to abet its story, according to a recent PlayStation Blog post. Jamie Gray Hyder of Trueblood will be playing Helghast intelligence officer Echo, a foil to Shadow Fal...
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Valve VA infographic

Beautiful infographic charts all of Valve's voice actors


Mmm, that design sense
Jul 01
// Steven Hansen
I'm a sucker for a good infographic. You can take something ordinary and uninteresting, like a list of all 50 actors who have provided voice work for Valve's 174 characters, and make something magical. It becomes an adventure...
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The Last of Us

The Last of Us' Joel and Ellie talk about their roles


That's Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson
Jun 26
// Chris Carter
The Last of Us came, it went, and it conquered. The game reached pretty much universal acclaim (myself included) from around the web, and now, if you're curious, you can see what went into the roles of Joel and Ellie from a ...
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Starbound

Bastion narrator lends his stellar voice to Starbound


Freedom never sounded so sweet
Jun 24
// Darren Nakamura
After Logan Cunningham poured sweet nectar into our ears as Rucks in Bastion, many wanted his voice in every game. For now, we'll have to settle on just having him narrate Starbound. Here I thought my anticipation for the up...
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The Lost Boy returns
The voice of Snake for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain has been revealed today -- it's non other than Jack Bauer himself -- Kiefer Sutherland. Kojima stated during Konami's press conference that the year is 1984, and sin...

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Solid Snake's English voice actor to be revealed soon


The suspense is almost over
May 31
// Abel Girmay
A quick teaser, by way of GameSpot, names the Konami pre-E3 show as the place for the reveal of Solid Snake's supposed new voice actor for Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Ground Zeroes. I say supposed because many p...
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Arkham Origins

Batman reportedly has a new voice actor in Arkham Origins


Well then...
Apr 29
// Jordan Devore
We've grown accustomed to Batman being voiced by Kevin Conroy over the years. He is the role, as far as I'm concerned, which is why it was great to see him be a part of Rocksteady's Arkham games. Regrettably, it sou...
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Far Cry / Deus Ex

The Far Cry and Deus Ex voice actors are best of friends


Vaas versus Adam Jensen
Apr 24
// Hamza CTZ Aziz
Elias Toufexis and Michael Mando, the voice actors for Deus Ex: Human Revolution's Adam Jensen, and Far Cry 3's Vaas, sit down with Michael Mando Films to talk about their roles as videogame voice actors. The duo talk about their work, and then hug each other all over the floor like the bestest of friends that they are. Awwwwwww.
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Mario's Game Gallery

Behold, the first Mario game voiced by Charles Martinet


No, it wasn't Super Mario 64
Apr 20
// Tony Ponce
[Update: And I've just been informed that Mario was voiced in Mario Teaches Typing, which predates even Hotel Mario. The original 1991 DOS version used a different actor, but a 1995 CD-ROM re-release replaced him with Martin...
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David Hayter out of MGS V

David Hayter claims he wasn't asked to do MGS V


SNAKEEEEEEEEEE
Mar 27
// Chris Carter
David Hayter upset hundreds of fans in an instant, after tweeting "well look, at least I had a good run," presumably in regards to the fact that he was nowhere to be found in the latest Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain t...
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Atlus

Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers has less English voicework


'Cut back just a touch'
Feb 28
// Kyle MacGregor
The North American version Devil Summoner: Soul Hackers will have less voice acting than its Japanese counterpart. That's not necessarily a bad thing though. According to Atlus USA, the slight reduction in content h...






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