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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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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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Sup Holmes hears a hundred voices with Stephanie Sheh

[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! Thanks so muc...   read

 
 
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Ashley Johnson joins Tales from the Borderlands cast

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 character" in the th...   read

 
 
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Mega Man Legends 3 voice actress allegedly revealed four years after cancellation

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 design was chose...   read

 
 
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My interview with the voice of Vegeta didn't go so well

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 Dragon Ball fan for...   read

 
 
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Jessica Nigri is the new voice of Super Sonico

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 just for the poten...   read

 
 
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There Came an Echo story trailer shows off its voice talent

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 to developer I...   read

 
 
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Storytime with Commander Shepard

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.      read

 
 
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Destiny

Oh, sure: Peter Dinklage's voiceover in Destiny was actually a 'quick take'

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 so, it seems. Th...   read

 
 
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Voice cast for Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor revealed

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 prime roles. In...   read

 
 
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Learn why the voice acting from Mega Man 8 and X4 was so bad

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 instance, did you...   read

 
 
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The Elder Scrolls Online's voice cast sounds expensive

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 taking me out o...   read

 
 
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Broken Age

Elijah Wood joins the Broken Age voice cast

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 actor for the ...   read

 
 
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Pendleton Ward joins the voice cast of Broken Age

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 voice to Broken ...   read

 
 
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All the dumb ways you can die in Grand Theft Auto V

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!   read

 
 
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Trevor represents 'pure escapism' in Grand Theft Auto V

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 this comment from...   read

 
 
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GTAV voice actors

Grand Theft Auto V's three main voice actors pictured

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 like Ogg. Also a b...   read

 
 
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GTAV gang members

Actual gang members bring Grand Theft Auto V to life

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 since Grand Theft ...   read

 
 
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Castlevania

Lords of Shadow 2's Dracula still evolving as a character

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 Carlyle, and pro...   read

 
 
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Jayson Napolitano was Destructoid's Music Editor, specializing in coverage of game music, chiptunes, and more. He now owns and operates , a game audio PR and record label company, continuing to s...

 


 


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