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The video game voice actor strike is (tentatively) over

For nearly a year now, SAG-affiliated video game voice actors have been on strike. Last September, 97% of members voted for a work stoppage if a new contract wasn't established. It wasn't, and the strike began in late October. Since then, m...

 
 
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Oh boy, Akiba's Beat's English dub is atrocious

Here I was starting to think people take game roles more seriously when this new Akiba's Beat story trailer came along and slapped me in the face. Its predecessor, Akiba's Trip: Undead and Undressed, also had a pathetic English dub, but si...

 
 
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Natalie Dormer will be voicing Lexi in Mass Effect: Andromeda

Natalie Dormer, of Game of Thrones fame, will be voicing the Asari doctor Lexi in the upcoming Mass Effect: Andromeda. She seems to be the only big name celebrity in the game, at least as far as reveals go. The previous titles had a few fam...

 
 
 
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Lucio may be featured in the next Overwatch short film

It's no secret I'm a big fan of Overwatch, and Lúcio is my favorite character of the bunch. His voice acting is a big part of that, so I was happy to see this interview with the voice of Lúcio, Jonny Cruz. If you hav...

 
 
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Nolan North: developer performances 'matter more than mine'

Renowned voice actor Nolan North won the award for Best Performance for his role as Nathan Drake in Uncharted 4 at the Video Game Awards on December 2, 2016. The bigger story is what he had to say during his acceptance speech.  Vo...

 
 
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Let's all watch the Overwatch voice actors goof off

Lúcio voice actor Jonny Cruz had numerous run-ins with the cast of Overwatch at Blizzard's campus, and thank goodness his camera was rolling. This is what we needed on a tense day like today. Be sure to stick around for the ending. ...

 
 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
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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 ...

 
 
 
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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...

 
 
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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...

 
 
 
 
 
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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...

 
 




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