Little known fact about voice actors: they have to go into a sound studio and actually record lines of dialogue for these videogames. For many years, the understanding was that developers would steal the souls of voice talent and use mystical coding techniques to get their voices into the games. This is not the case.
Activision is totally blowing the lid off of this process with some behind-the-scenes footage from the voice recording sessions from its upcoming X-Men: Destiny game. It had a chance to sneak up on actress Jamie Chung, the voice of new mutant Aimi, and Scott Porter, who voices Adrian. This kind of behind-the-scenes stuff is like catching Bigfoot taking a crap in a Chuck E. Cheese dumpster, so you've just gotta see it.
Milo Ventimiglia of Heroes and "Rocky Balboa's son" fame will be lending his pipes to one of the new recruit mutants in the upcoming X-Men Destiny.
Ventimiglia will be voicing Grant, who the actor says "wants to play footbal...more
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