Best and Worst voice acting.

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  1. GRColin

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    I agree. It reminds me of Simon Pegg in Hot Fuzz, at the end when they start laying into action film cliches and he has the raspy voice. It's just really cheesy and...Gay.
     
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    That actor is usually pretty good, but every time I hear one of his lines I can't help but think he phoned it in.
     
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    YOU'RE GAY!

    GO DATE FTG YOU HOMO!








    :wink:
     
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  4. Longo_2_guns

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    What's sad is that it is the same actor as in Mercs 1, who does a great job with Mattias. He sounds ruthless and scary, like he should. In the second one, he sounds like an old man.
     
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  5. EliaSoZ

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    Man o man. Video game voice acting. I don't know where to start.

    The first MGS had the best voice acting in the business at the time, a big part of what made the game so great. The voices were perfect, especially for Snake, Ocelot and Liquid, and the delivery was perfect. One of the main reasons I loved Liquid was how perfectly his voice fit. I think David Hayter does the voice perfectly for the games. He might not get EVERY moment, but I can't imagine anyone else doing his voice. Except his Japanese counterpart, who is also great.

    Then, we got MGS2, some pretty bad voice acting here and there.

    However, MGS3 took the cake. Some of the worst voice-acting I've seen. Considering the high caliber of the game, that only makes it much more unforgivable. Snake was okay. But his mentor, EVA, the villains, especially Volgin, all had HORRIBLE voice acting. I was so disappointed. Especially since you can easily tell the Japanese version had perfect voice acting from the trailers. It's a shame there was no option for dubs.

    Another that could have used that option is FFX. Jesus christ did Tidus and Yuna suck ass. At least FFXII redeemed that overall, everyone had great voice acting (except the whiny main character, but I pretended he wasn't in the game).

    I thought the Fear Effect series had great voice acting, I loved the characters in that one.

    I agree with a lot of the ones already mentioned. The Jak (of Jak and Daxter fame) games had great voice work. Grim Fandango takes the cake for me.
     
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    FROM KILLERB00TS
    I just said that :(
     
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  7. Hoomfie

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    Chill, boots. He rehashed what I said, too. Still, I have to agree with him.
     
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    Best of all time IMO is Legacy Of Kain Series..Kris Zimmerman Salter is one of the best if not The Best Casting director
     
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    I really liked the voice acting of Final Fantasy X on the PS2. I noticed someone on this thread said Tidus sucked but I disagree, I thought his voice and dialog were quite good. It had a lot of emotion behind it in my opinion. I agree though that Yuna didn't sound too terrific, it sounded like every time she spoke she just ran a marathon or something.

    I enjoyed the voice acting of the Metal Gear Solid games, in particular though I liked Old Snake of Metal Gear Solid 4: Guns of the Patriots.

    I also enjoyed the voice acting of Beyond Good & Evil. Great game, cool voice acting.

    Oblivion, yeah. I agree. That has some of the worst voice acting -ever-, seriously. I hated it how all the voices were re-used for like, every character. The Resident Evil games are also all usually pretty shocking. Reminds me of Resident Evil remade for the Cube, Wesker going to Chris "Chris! Come take a piece of the action!"
     
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  10. GRColin

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    The voice acting in the RE games did get a lot better as the series progressed.

    Some of the best voice acting I've heard was in Knights of the Old Republic and Mass Effect. Silent HIll wasn't too bad either.
     
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  12. EliaSoZ

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    I read what you said, and what some of the others said. I'm agreeing, but I don't want to quote everyone.
     
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  13. used44

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    I've been playing The Force Unleashed, and not only does the game feature some of the best character models I've ever seen in games, but the voice acting is phenomenal. Much better than the acting in the New Trilogy.
     
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    Company of Heroes is often over looked when it comes to Voice acting. The voice overs in that game is phenomenal.
    I cant say the same for Farcry 2 though.
     
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