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Come meet the English voice cast for Persona 5

After playing a game, do you ever look up the voice cast and trace their history only to learn that, "Oh whoa, he also played that guy? And he was in that show? What the?!" (Semi-related: I'm still not over the fact that Uncle Phil from T...   read


Writers' strike v2? Voice actors ordered to strike on Friday

[Update: I was informed by Sam Singer, representing the video game industry along with Scott J. Witlin, that the reported $100/hour minimum pay is incorrect. Rather, "the maximum voice session is 4 hours at $825, the minimum per hour rate i...   read


Capcom explains different actor for Frank in Dead Rising 4

Savvy fans will have noticed that Frank West's voice has changed in Dead Rising 4. Longstanding actor, T.J. Rotolo, was not asked to return for the role and many fans were puzzled. Capcom has now let out some details about its plans with De...   read

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Fans ask Aksys to patch upcoming BlazBlue title

Update: I've been informed that the petitioners do not want Aksys to delay the game's release, as was initially reported. The petition is asking for an English dub to be distributed as DLC. The headline and some of the body of the article h...   read

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I still can't believe I'm in a game with Willis from Diff'rent Strokes

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday afternoon on YouTube, and can be found in podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] Today on Sup Holmes we're happy to welcom...   read

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2064: Read Only Memories
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Meet the people of Neo San Francisco in 2064: Read Only Memories

Games like Snatcher and Gabriel Knight were a little bit before my time, but they're pretty intriguing nonetheless. The fine folks at MidBoss do seem to remember those times, though, and 2064: Read Only Memories looks to recall th...   read

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Uncharted 4 A Thief's End
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Nolan North and Troy Baker chat about the end of Uncharted

Uncharted 4: A Thief's End is out tomorrow and no doubt you've already read my review, but perhaps you'd like to hear longtime Nathan Drake voice actor Nolan North chat with new-Drake Troy Baker (Joel from The Last of Us) about the series ...   read

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Dishonored 2

Fallout 4 and Game of Thrones actors join Dishonored 2 cast

Bethesda has revealed the voice cast for upcoming Dishonored 2. While we got the release lowdown yesterday, the voice cast comes via an exclusive reveal in the latest Game Informer. Daredevil’s Vincent D'Onofrio and Rosario ...   read

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Scoop it Up, daddy
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Cold Stone Creamery (Wii) voice acting will haunt me forever

You hear the first "good jooobbb" at :30 and what was once a weird, branded* cash-in with a Candy Crush color scheme and, well, a Candy Crush everything -- when did this come out? 2009! -- becomes a little less comfortable. *Because of reg...   read

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Metal Gear Solid
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David Hayter is back as Snake and he's... selling cars?

Many fans missed hearing David Hayter as the English voice of Snake in Metal Gear Solid V: Ground Zeroes and The Phantom Pain, and it's clear he's still bummed to this day to have been pushed aside in favor of actor Kiefer Sutherland. That...   read


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You were the one!
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Very bad news: It doesn't sound like Danny DeVito will be Detective Pikachu

I'm sorry to have to crush all our hopes and dreams, but it looks like Danny DeVito most likely won't be voicing Detective Pikachu if the game is ever localized in English. At an event in LA yesterday, DeVito was asked if he was aware ...   read

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Hayters gonna Hayt

'I've got no particular love for Kojima' says original voice of Solid Snake

David Hayter, the original voice of Solid Snake, has some choice words for his old boss, Hideo Kojima. On a recent episode of The Game Informer Show, Hayter discussed his time as Solid Snake, as well as being replaced by Kiefer Sutherl...   read

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League of Legends, Skullgirls and World of Warcraft actress's tips for success

[Sup Holmes is a weekly talk show for people that make great video games. It airs live every Sunday at 4:00pm EST on YouTube, and can be found in Podcast form on Libsyn and iTunes.] [Update: Show's over everyone! Thanks...   read

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Metal Gear Solid
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David Hayter is back in the booth doing Metal Gear Things

[Update: Looks like Paul Eiding (Colonel Campbell) challenged Hayter to record an insult in Snake's voice. But let's be honest, Hayter knew what he was doing here. Thanks VG247 and Gene Jacket!] Start your rumor engine! David Hayter (the vo...   read

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Critical Role
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Inside Critical Role: The Live D&D show led by voices you might recognize

Marisha Ray is surrounded by some of her closest friends, but there are tears welling in her eyes. A recent revelation has filled her with doubt and guilt in equal measure, leading her to believe that her previous actions may have brought d...   read

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Danny DeVitochu 2016
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More evidence that Danny DeVito needs to be the voice of Detective Pikachu

Some saint created the above trailer showing off what the English release of Great Detective Pikachu could be like if Nintendo takes notice of the petition to cast Hollywood sweetheart Danny DeVito in the starring role.  The peti...   read

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Fans petition Nintendo to get Danny DeVito to voice Detective Pikachu

Sairith Aramor has started a petition to get Nintendo of America to hire Hollywood superstar Danny DeVito to voice the English localization of the recently announced Detective Pikachu.  "There are a number of us that feel as thoug...   read

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Troy Baker
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Watch Troy Baker show off his voice acting skills

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™ Troy Baker doin...   read

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SAG VA strike

SAG game voice actors vote to authorize strike

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 haven't been abl...   read

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SAG-affiliated video game voice actors may go on strike

[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 of Television an...   read

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Fallout 4
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Three-Dog isn't in Fallout 4 after all

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. Looks like Beth...   read

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Hear the new Nolan North-voiced Ghost in Destiny

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 "No...   read

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Destiny recast

Nolan North replacing Peter Dinklage in Destiny

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 re-recorded for...   read

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Troy Baker got Far Cry 4 gig by threatening to peel a Ubisoft assistant's face off

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 it, though. Th...   read

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

[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 Sup Holmes, we ...   read

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