During an interview , Max Beland, the director of Blacklist, explained the change of voice actors in Splinter Cell Blacklist.
Dammit Michael, if only you were younger.
This is just spin from Ubi Soft. They still could have used his voice regardless with reasonable success with another actor doing the motion capture. It was clear Michael Ironside had some issues with the last games direction and he never voiced the original trailer for Conviction as a result. He clearly feels his character has run it's course OR Ubi Soft just didn't want the same hassle that he caused in script changes like the last game. The lack of Michael Ironside and this new 'action' direction the series is heading has put me off and they won't be getting my money.
He might play a good motion captured Major Zero though.
It's sad but I understand why they did it.
Realistically it is because Beland wanted to make sam a predator rather than "grandma" hiding in the shadows in chaos theory. Chaos Theory is my favorite game of all time wish stealth was back like they claim but they will have to prove that to me and other fans. I am glad they are at least bringing back spies vs mercs
I'm sure the new actor will grown on me eventually, but for a while at least, Sam Fischer will always be Ironside to me.
Let him voice the VP in this game or a high ranking general or some other 4 echelon cell. but at least keep him in the game or franchise in some manner
Because his side rusted.
Fuck that shit. bring ironside back
Yeah, i want him back too. Ironside is Fisher!
My choices for the voice: Jackie Chan (lol) Chris Rock Chris Tucker Jonah Hill
Nonsense. They could have any actor to do the mocap convincingly and have Ironside supply the vocals. I'd bet anything the mocap scenes aren't any better than the top games not using this method. Truth is they wanted a fresh start with a new actor.
get somebody else to do the motion capture and even record the dialogue to give a guide, then let Ironside do the voice. when Fisher speaks, you expect to hear his voice. imagine if Hayter didn't voice snake in the next mgs? or if they got some other guy to voice mc, and i couldn't imagine shepard not voiced by jennifer hale. well femshep anyway. this is looking less like a splinter cell game all the time.
Implying bringing him back won't still make this game suck like Conviction did.
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