Quite a few folks are excited about Persona 4: Golden. However, for some, that excitement is tempered by worry over voice-acting. Perceptive fans noticed changes to the cast, in English trailers for Persona 4 Arena, the PS3/360-bound 2D fighter. Naturally, one might be led to wonder if the new faces (larynxes?) would carry over to Golden, especially given that the game promises "1.5x more voiced dialog" than the PS2 original. We talked to Atlus PR czar Aram Jabbari, and he had this to say:
And there's your answer. Maybe, maybe not. Given the relatively early stage of proceedings it's about the best one can expect. For my part I especially loved Tracey Rooney's portrayal of Chie in the original. If Erin Fitzgerald (who's been rumored as her replacement) can pull of the same bubbly, vivacious rendition, I'll be happy.