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Troy Baker

Watch Troy Baker show off his voice acting skills

We finally see Baker and North together!
Nov 02
// Joe Parlock
A few weeks ago, Eurogamer saw Official Voice of Everybody Ever™ Nolan North perform the voices of a few of his many, many characters. Now, we get the Official Voice of Everybody Nolan North Doesn’t Voice™ ...
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SAG VA strike

SAG game voice actors vote to authorize strike

Expect some delays if this goes through
Oct 08
// Mike Cosimano
Around two weeks ago, we reported on tensions between video game publishers and SAG-AFTRA, the primary union for screen actors. The two groups are in the middle of negotiating a new contract for video game voice actors, and h...
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SAG-affiliated video game voice actors may go on strike

Voting began about a week ago
Sep 22
// Mike Cosimano
[Update: SAG-AFTRA declined to comment on this story due to "ongoing negotiations and mutually agreed upon media blackout"] Today, video game voice actors affiliated with SAG-AFTRA (Screen Actors Guild - American Federation o...
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Fallout 4

Three-Dog isn't in Fallout 4 after all

Three-Dog's gone the way of Ol' Yeller
Sep 11
// Joe Parlock
The first time we had any inkling that a Fallout 4 was coming was a few years ago, when Fallout 3 character Three-Dog’s voice actor Erik Todd Dellums hinted in a tweet that there would be more of the character coming. ...

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Hear the new Nolan North-voiced Ghost in Destiny

RIP Dinklebot
Aug 25
// Jordan Devore
It's a single line of dialog, but here's what Ghost sounds like in Destiny: The Taken King now that Nolan North is voicing the character instead of Peter Dinklage. Time to get worked up! Or not! Resident Destiny fanatic Vikki Blake says "Northbot sounds just like Dinklebot." I'd tentatively call North's performance an improvement based on, again, just this one line, but we'll have to see.
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Destiny recast

Nolan North replacing Peter Dinklage in Destiny

Ghost's lines re-recorded
Aug 04
// Jordan Devore
Prolific voice actor Nolan North (Uncharted's Nathan Drake) is becoming the Ghost in Destiny, reports Game Informer. He'll voice the AI companion in The Taken King and, no joke, the original game too -- the dialogue is being ...
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Troy Baker got Far Cry 4 gig by threatening to peel a Ubisoft assistant's face off

Like in that movie, Face/Off
Jul 02
// Steven Hansen
Troy Baker (The Last of Us, Metal Gear Solid V, Batman: Arkham Knight) may be the most in-demand video game voice actor, but even he has to audition, as he recounts in this panel footage. He does get to be more free form with...
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Sup Holmes

Meet Sailor Moon and the parents of the world's most murdered ninja

Sup Holmes every Sunday at 4pm EST!
Jun 21
// 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.] A couple of week's ago on ...
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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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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...
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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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...

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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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...

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...

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!

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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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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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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