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
Activision showed off X-Men Destiny last night at a preview event. It's probably the first X-Men game where you'll start out as a total nobody. But what's neat about Silicon Knights' upcoming title is that you have the opportunity to make a nobody a real somebody by shaping their mutant powers and alliances.
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Catch that Call of Duty: Advance Warfare Xbox One bundle earlier today? It's a custom system that includes the game and a 1TB HDD for $499.99. The controller is also custom designed, and if you were like me wishing it was available separately well good news! It is.
Amazon has it for $64.99.more
Ghosts was a giant disappointment but man Advanced Warfare is looking really good. I'm mostly interested in the multiplayer at this point, but the single-player looks like it will be worth it this time around too.
The latest video for the new Call of Duty focuses on San Francisco, showing off a chase and the eventual destruction of the famous Golden Gate Bridge. more
Well look at that. Sierra is back from the dead. Activision is reviving the label, with a focus on indie development. It'll host new IPs and re-imaginings of beloved classics. In this case there's a new King's Quest coming in...more