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Hideo Kojima explains why David Hayter is not in Metal Gear Solid V

While Metal Gear fans are excited this week with Metal Gear Solid V announced, many are displeased that Naked Snake/Big Boss will not be played by the character's longtime voice actor David Hayter, who wasn't even contacted about the project. (David Hayter, Hideo Kojima, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, PS3, Xbox 360)

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NastyLeftHook0  +   518d ago
taking david out of metal gear was like taking out arnold in terminator and putting that skinny b*tch in.
Qrphe  +   518d ago
Which one?
Yi-Long  +   518d ago
I wish...
... we would just get the option to play the game with the original japanese voices!

It's 2013!!! It's on BR!!! Just give us the option!
BiggCMan  +   518d ago
I'm getting a little tired of hearing this. I love Hayter, he is still amazing even today. HOWEVER, he is NOT Metal Gear, Kojima is Metal Gear. I understand how important he is to Snake just as much as the next fan, but I will never lose faith with Kojima at the helm.

He obviously understands how much we love Hayter, and he will do everything in his power to not let us down with the new voice actor. What remains the most important aspects of this game are the story, and how ambitious Kojima wants to get with the new game play mechanics.
NastyLeftHook0  +   518d ago
i think rise of the machines
DragonKnight  +   518d ago
@BiggCMan: Kojima may be Metal Gear Solid, but he's not a part of the experience, Hayter is. A difference in the voice acting will be very noticeable, and for more than a few it will sour the experience. There will forever be a "what if" stigma attached to MGS5. It's the same with every iconic character in any game, movie, or story. When you make a fundamental shift, you risk a backlash because you took the time to build this foundation around a character (and in this case, a very noticeable voice) and then decide to toss all of that out on a whim.

From the way Kojima describes it, this is a recreation. In other words, yet another reboot. Reboots are the trend, an unfortunate fad, and one thing can be said for certain about almost all reboots. They will never be so positively seen as the original. Hayter will always be Snake (Naked or Solid) and he's what fans have come to expect and partly respect about the franchise. His absence will be noticed, and Kojima will hear about it, because many will feel the experience has been lessened for them. That's just what happens when you build things up and randomly change them.
GuyThatMakesSense  +   518d ago
@DragonKnight

"A difference in the voice acting will be very noticeable"

Not me nor anyone I personally know had noticed the different voice actor. I think I kind of understand but don't sour the experience just because of that. Something must've happened. It obviously didn't happened just because. But I personally won't let such a trivial thing ruin it for me.
Kurylo3d  +   518d ago
Hayters voice is snakes personality. This is obviously an issue where hayter asked for more money and kojima told him to screw himself.
Ritsujun  +   518d ago
DH will not be missed.
Gaming101  +   518d ago
I don't trust Kojima's judgement one bit. In case anyone doesn't remember, it was his judgement that led to that whiny bitch Raiden becoming the main character of MGS2. If Kojima was capable of such bad judgement before before he's definitely capable of ruining the next game by changing the entire MGS universe by making Kiefer Sutherland the main voice actor for 3 different characters in the game.

Kojima doesn't understand Western audiences, as displayed with MGS2. You can't just change a main character, shove new characters/voice actors down everyone's throat and expect them to just automatically accept whatever you throw at them.
Peppino7  +   518d ago
It's not the end of the world but it's slightly disappointing when you become accustomed and expect to relive the nostalgia of a certain character.
Bathyj  +   518d ago
I think hes talking about the destroyer of good TV shows.

The Curse of Summer Glau.
Dir_en_grey  +   518d ago
From the trailer Big Boss had an terrible injury and was in the coma for 9 years.

It won't be weird if the injury changed his voice.

Anyway Hayter's been yapping a little too much for my taste anyway. Creating polls or what not and tried to use the public to force Konami to hire him, be it the script for the movie or staring in the movie and now MGSV.

So what if they decide to not hire you, be more professional about it.
Maybe that unprofessionalism is the reason Konami doesn't want to work with him anymore.
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MikeMyers  +   518d ago
"What we're trying to accomplish here is recreate the Metal Gear series. It's a new type of Metal Gear game, and we want to have this reflected in the voice actor as well."

Then why is it called Metal Gear Solid V and not a reboot or a different title?
InMyOpinion  +   518d ago
Hayters gonna hate.
OCEANGROWNKUSH  +   518d ago
all i gotta say is... IF the character is "Solid snake" and it is not voiced by david hayter which in the minds of million IS solid snake this is a huge mistake... BUT we know kojima and we have yet to know exactly who the character is...
thereapersson  +   518d ago
Actually
It's more like the time Ubisoft decided Micheal Ironside wasn't going to be in the next Splinter Cell game. THAT pissed a lot of people off.

Still, this is a different game. Maybe for a future game there will be the option to use Hayter again in a later game.
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Eamon  +   518d ago
I think what this smells like is that Kojima never liked Hayter's voice for a while now. Or perhaps since the beginning.

The Konami localization team is responsible for casting so Kojima probably just let it go on for a while until he thought he could find the ripe opportunity to change the actor.

I honestly think that with enough pressure, they will bring back Hayter.
Irishguy95  +   518d ago
Hmm, well I don't agree since he's gonna be an older big boss and we've already had Old snake and Big boss talking - Same VA = Weird.

But the reasoning Kojima gives makes no sense...Whats wrong with Hayter? Nothing at all - The iconic voice isn't going to affect how the game will be 'new'/
maddfoxx  +   518d ago
Last year David Hayter said himself that he wont be returning to the series. Maybe he just doesn't want to do it anymore.
Eamon  +   518d ago
maddfoxx, that is untrue. He is big fan of the MGS series. He never said he won't be returning. He did a poll to see how people would react if he didn't return.

Basically, he probably thought the usual timeframe that casting takes place in the development cycle of the game had already come, yet he was never contacted. So he had already suspected he may have been dropped but didn't want to start any issue about it.
MariaHelFutura  +   518d ago
I think Kojima is trolling and David Hayter is in the game.
madara0sama  +   517d ago
Yeah. There's going to be multiple Snakes in this game.
WUTCHUGUNNADO  +   518d ago
I'd take female nudity over the flashes of Arnold's balls anyday. XD

As for this... it depends on how they execute it. Once you hear the new voice actor then you can make your verdict. You've heard David Hayter for the past 15 years... it's time for a switch up though I hope they don't navigate to far from what he established.
Root  +   518d ago
So he did it for nothing

Wht the f***

Fair enough if he changed the japanese voice actor or a reboot but they havent done that

Japanese developers are so out of touch with their fanbase.

If Solid Snake ever came back I would like David to be Snake.....but all Snakes from here on out...no just no.
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FlyingFoxy  +   518d ago
Are you serious? you do know Arnold Schwarzenegger IS a terminator in T3: Rise of the machines, right?. The fact is he was helping instead of destroying this time.. almost exactly like in T2. The woman was just another Terminator, on a different mission.

Plus Terminator 3 was a good film, it had some nice action scenes.. i don't see why some people seem to hate it, sure T2 is better but T3 is very good.. certainly better than the one with CGI arnie.
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jammy_70  +   518d ago
What about the other characters? I hope the guy who voiced ocelot in mgs3 is in 5 aswel... And maybe Eva etc...
Monstar  +   518d ago
How, Solid snake isn't in this? MGS4 had boss with a different voice actor. Yes he is a clone but this way it sets him apart from solid snake and gives him his own appeal. Stop crying.
Lykon  +   518d ago
I have no idea who DH is. Never heard of him . I just play video games. what is all this complicated stuff people talk about here? Why does everything have to be so complicated?
Joe913  +   517d ago
People crying because the original voice actor will not be back for the new game.
Red_Devilz  +   518d ago
never mind.....wrong place to comment
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FreydaWright  +   518d ago
Has anyone visited David Hayter's website? Can anyone confirm if this mysterious video was posted recently?

http://www.david-hayter.com...
theEx1Le  +   518d ago
Makes no sense if this is the reason. They aren't changing the Japanese voice actor so I smell BS.
AHall88  +   518d ago
From what I hear the Japanese voice actor is actually extremely good. Hayter? Hasn't be good since MGS1.
brettyd  +   518d ago
umm...what?
Kurylo3d  +   518d ago
please elaborate. Cause that statement has no logic to it.
Kran  +   518d ago
Who are you?

What are you doing here?

WHO SAID YOU COULD HAVE AN OPINION?!?!?!

:) /s
AHall88  +   518d ago
Go back and replay/listen to MGS1 and tell me Hayter's voice hasn't gotten worse, it's really amazing how different he sounds now.
Not saying I hate the guy, he just doesn't have the voice anymore.
Monstar  +   518d ago
and big bosses voice in mgs4?
Prcko  +   518d ago
kojima thanks for your projects,but i won't follow snake without hayter voice.
see ya on ps5(if you bring hayter back ofc)
AnimeAvenger  +   518d ago
I thought Snake isn't in this game? If Hayter voiced Big Boss, it would sound just like Snake. I guess they had to set a difference between the two characters. Unless of course Kojima is just trolling us again.
porkChop  +   518d ago
Big Boss is Naked Snake, Hayter Voiced him in Snake Eater, Portable Ops, and Peace Walker.
wolokowoh  +   518d ago
Richard Doyle voiced Big Boss in MGS4, but as stated by porkChop, David Hayter has already played Big Boss on multiple occasions. It wouldn't make sense to replace when he's willing to work.
Eamon  +   518d ago
Guys, Richard Doyle voiced Big Boss because he is in bloody late 80s.

Solid Snake is a clone of Big Boss, so naturally it makes sense if they happened to have the same voice.
AnimeAvenger  +   518d ago
Yeah, I understand that Hayter voiced him previously but in MGS4 he did not because they needed a distinction between the two characters. Oh well, it doesn't bother me, Hayter and Richard Doyle did a good job, I don't mind which ever one it is.
Donnieboi  +   518d ago
Bye then. U won't be missed.
theDECAY  +   517d ago
Agreed. If the game is good. I'll buy it, play it, and love it. Metal gear is metal gear! I honestly didn't like Hayter's voice past MGS3.
-Gespenst-  +   518d ago
Hmmmmmm, I wonder to what extent he intends to "recreate" MGS beyond the voice actor for Snake? Obviously, in typical MGS fashion, the trailer was pretty batshit, but I wonder... The inclusion of a more realistic voice actor suggests the games might become a little bit more generic.

Which isn't necessarily a bad thing, a lot of fiction these days is returning to genre, but with more sophistication and intellgence. I think of Cormac McCarthy's The Road- apocalyptic fiction, but very much a different take on it; a much more sophisticated and serious take on it in fact. Maybe Kojima can pull it off. Shame to see Hayter leave leave though.
Donnieboi  +   518d ago
I think i might know why he chose this new voice actor, even though he's not as as good as Hayter...
In his interview with Geoff Keighley, Kojima said that he doesn't want to reveal who the voice actor is, however he hinted that it was important to him that this person do the voice.

ONE possible theory, for me, is that MAYBE the guy doing the voice is the same guy who will BE Snake in the new MGS movie. Maybe that's why he doesnt wanna say his name. I mean, if it's just some random other voice actor, why not just say his name? If u listen very carefully to the voice, I think it kinda sounds like Hugh Jackman whenever he plays Wolverine.

Seriously, go on youtube and compare the voice Big Boss has at the end of the trailer, with that of Hugh Jackman. Maybe that is why he wanted to keep the voice a secret, until he reveals who the movies actor is (whether it's Jackman or whoever else).

Just a theory. But listen to the voices before judging me. I don't like it, but it could be possible that the voice actor and the films actor are one in the same.
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Toon_Link  +   518d ago
That's a really good theory, It's too bad I'll miss Hayter for sure.

I really hope the new VO doesn't throw everything off, I'm trying to be optimistic but similar to My Neighbor Totoro I can't handle watching it with the Disney actors voicing it. My main hope is since its a new story it won't be as jarring as watching a movie you already know.
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forcefullpower  +   517d ago
Hugh Jackman would be awesome as a voice actor.
Donnieboi  +   516d ago
@forceful:

Hugh Jackman WOULD make a cool Solid Snake in a movie, but as for being Snake's voice-over in a game--I don't think his voice is strong enough. But if it is him, we'll see with time.

But either way, whoever is the new Snake V/O, it likely will also be the movie actor...based on the specific ways that Kojima dodges the questions while still being stubbornly adamant about still keeping this new V/O actor (who I must admit is decent, but can't old a candle to Hayter's Snake).
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HeavenlySnipes  +   518d ago
Wth so he did it for no reason :/
NBT91  +   518d ago
No. There's a reason. We just don't know the reason yet.
It might just be that Kojima wanted to change things a bit but this is Hideo Frikin' Kojima we are talking about... I don't think Konami would have done this without expecting huge fan backlash. It just doesn't make sense, doesn't add up.

Either Hayter is in the game as someone else or... I dunno but I do know that it would be foolish of them to switch for no decent reason.
MASTER_RAIDEN  +   518d ago
gonna catch way too much flack for this, but i really hated DH voice anyway.way too forcefully grumpy and macho. how cliche is it that we get another ultra deep voice, scratchy throated anti-hero? always so non-believable. Ive always felt like Hayters voice was one of the few things holding back the MGS series, whos voice acting cant even come close to games such as uncharted.
IronFistChinMi  +   518d ago
I'm in agreement with you. I missed out on MGS3 and PW, but got back into it with MGS4 and absolutely hated his voice. Man, it was on a Christian Bale in The Dark Knight level for me personally.
MASTER_RAIDEN  +   518d ago
OH MAN, the dark knight...
i never thought such a great movie would be so hard to watch. i cringed almost every time i heard bale speak as he was batman. it was just so...forced.
I think thats exactly the problem with snakes voice. they didnt just cast a voice actor with an appealing, manly sound. instead they just got a guy to do his best to "lay it on, thick", and thats what david hayters voice is today.
I think the problem is that everyone is in denial about hayters shortcoming because its tied to a series they know and love so much, when in reality: were NOT saying MGS isnt amazing and were NOT saying hayter isnt talented. the only point ive been trying to get across is to say that i personally feel that his role would better fit another voice actor. not trashing MGS here folks....jesus.
DigitalSmoke  +   518d ago
I agree, in the later MGS games he started to put to much pressure on it.
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StraightPath  +   518d ago
Uncharted has got good voice acting but not consistently. Look at UC3 was generic and actors did not seem passionate as UC2. Snakes voice is more legendary then entire Uncharted games. No one will remember any voices from Uncharted whereas snakes voice has been around and remembered for a long time. Nathan voice actor is very popular so its more recognisable. Where as others are forgettable and not good as snakes voice or voice acting.
Campy da Camper  +   518d ago
No way. Sully is stuck in my mind forever.
MASTER_RAIDEN  +   518d ago
i see waht your saying but i think how iconic a voice has become is largely irrelevant. things can become Iconic or legendary because theyve been around for a long time. snakes voice is obviously legendary because, for better or worse, its been around for like 20 years. Games like uncharted come and go. the series is no more than like 5 years old. it doesnt have nearly the amount of staying power the MGS series has.

BUT, coming back to my original point, just because something has become iconic, doesnt necessarily mean its any good. Hayters voice has only become an icon because its tied to one of the biggest gaming franchises of all time. it has nothing to do with how great of a voice actor he is.
JonnyBigBoss  +   518d ago
This is the first time I've ever said this on the internet, but ***** you. David Hayter's voice is iconic, and ties perfectly with the character.
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texaswolfsrain  +   518d ago
Its almost April Fools you guys.
GodSquad  +   518d ago
Good point. Above poster said about the japanese voice actor. It saddens me a lot actually.
Anthotis  +   518d ago
One of the gayest decisions in gaming history.
theDECAY  +   517d ago
Yes, the decision clearly is dude on dude.
yaz288  +   518d ago
well if this were snake I would be pissed. I am actually surprised that it isn't the guy from mgs4 who played big boss.
LeBart  +   518d ago
So the game picks up immediatly after Peace Walker, Big Boss and Miller look identical, so does Outer Heaven, Miller has the same voice actor, but... it's a "new Metal Gear" ?

That's indeed BS.
solidboss  +   518d ago
i dont buy kojima's response at all. im very upset at how he handled this situation. not even asking hayter to reprise his role is just messed up. considering for hayter its not about the money. he actually loves the character of snake and enjoys the series just as any other fan.
Whitefox789  +   518d ago
Remember Hayter's the kind of guy who gave up half his paycheck for the MGS1 remake Twin Snakes for the efforts to get back as much of the original cast as possible; so I agree with you in saying I highly doubt its an issue over money.
NBT91  +   518d ago
Agree.
This is the FIRST time in the entire MGS franchise that I've been disappointed over something in a new game.
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Tultras  +   518d ago
Guys, you need to have more faith in the genius of Hideo Kojima, seriously.
Kurylo3d  +   518d ago
If u noticed.. metal gear solid 4 kinda sucked. Metal gear solid 3 was incredable, but 4 was just stupid.

My faith is no longer with him when he has raiden holding back a ship thats that gigantic by stabbing himself in the foot with a sword. lol.
kenshiro100  +   518d ago
Your opinion. I enjoyed MGS4.

Personally, I think we should wait until we get more details of the game before we start waving pitchforks over a changed voice actor.
HmongAmerican  +   518d ago
This is why game like Mario and Zelda don't have voice. When that person not around to do the voice or has move on and get replace by someone else to do the voice. Then you gonna get some hate mail from fan.
jay2  +   518d ago
Dante and Cole from inFAMOUS I could live with...........But David gone. no, just no.
GearSkiN  +   518d ago
stupid decision!
2pacalypsenow  +   518d ago
UGH!
josephayal  +   518d ago
To be completely honest… I wasn’t crazy about his voice acting
porkChop  +   518d ago
"I can say, yes, it will be a new person. I can't say who it is yet. What we're trying to accomplish here is recreate the Metal Gear series. It's a new type of Metal Gear game, and we want to have this reflected in the voice actor as well."

I don't buy it. The Japanese voice actor wasn't changed, only David Hayter was. Also, Hayter's Snake voice isn't natural. He acts it. If Kojima really just wanted a different direction in voice he would have at least asked Hayter to try something else. But he didn't. They never contacted Hayter about the game at all. This excuse smells like a bunch of bs. And either way, getting someone who sounds like they're 20 to voice a character that's 48 is a stupid decision.
solidboss  +   518d ago
For once i would like for someone to call kojima out on his bullshit. i respect the guy just like anyone else but the way he handled this situation seems very unprofessional when you put all the pieces together (not changing the japanese voice actor, the game taking place exactly after peace walker yet his voice is different? saying its a "different metal gear" yet has the same characters same outfits its all bs.)
shotgun_ps3  +   518d ago
I still think he may be trolling us here. Snake without Hayter is like Optimus without Cullen or Fry without West.
Whitefox789  +   518d ago
I swear if that's true Kojima's going to piss off a lot of people, you can only play mind tricks for so long.

Heck it would be strange if Hayter was in on it; the biggest change I noticed recently was that David changed his avatar on his twitter account a day after the MGS5 announcement.
Heisenburger  +   518d ago
I will continue playing Mgs, but it will never be the same for me.

That's pretty much all that I have to say.
Pillsbury1  +   518d ago
It came straight from kojimas mouth. He said it was a different metal gear game so he wanted a different voice actor.
solidboss  +   518d ago
dont give me that "its a different metal gear game so he wants a different voice actor" nonsense. why the hell is the original voice actor for snake in japan reprising his role then? if its supposedly a "different mg game"nothing kojima said added up or made sense. he is either trolling big time because april is almost here or he just proved to the world how much of an inconsiderate jerk he is.
Root  +   518d ago
I don't even see how it's a " different metal gear game"

If thats the case why call it Metal Gear Solid V, he should of done a reboot if that's the case.
theDECAY  +   517d ago
Clearly there is something funny going on with these games. TPP and Ground Zeroes have a weird connection narratively that we have yet to understand. Maybe Kojima has a good reason for doing what he is doing. We just don't have enough info to cast Kojima down as a fool just yet for this one decision. The man is responsible for all things MGS and we are turning on him this fast?
Good_Guy_Jamal  +   518d ago
Meh. I can't think of a single game that I'd not want to buy because they changed voice actors, not one.
solidboss  +   518d ago
So after watching the game trailer interview where kojima is discussing various things about mgsv, i hate the fact that there is no clear answer as to why hayter is not voicing snake. the whole change to roman numerals and the "V" actually meaning victory is cool i guess but the answer he gave about re-inventing the franchise (especially this late in the series) is just stupid. (reinventing game play is one thing but taking out the soul of the character without reasoning is dumb.

As many have noted Ground zeroes takes place immediately after peace walker. Kojima himself said that 80% of the game would be realistic and 20% sci-fi. so why the hell does snake's voice change so fast from peace walker to ground zeroes? from a realistic stand point it makes no sense at all.

At least ubisoft had a reason why ironside wouldn't return as fisher for the next splinter cell. First and foremost ironside did not like how ubisoft were handling sam after conviction making him "just another tool of the government" after giving him a personal story in conviction. now on ubisofts view the new tech. they are using to simultaneously mo-cap and voice act would of been to strenuous for ironside. those are two complete and valid reasons on both ends.

lets face it Hayter is the soul of the character for snake. Both for Solid snake and naked snake/Bigboss. do you guys honestly think a new actor would be able to voice the personality of snake the way hayter can? not for nothing but look at the new voice actor for sam fisher. does not have even a hint of the personality that michael ironside gave him over the years. after 15 years of voicing a character and from what we all know to be a good friend ship (between hayter and kojima) i think its really crappy the way kojima handled this situation.
kane_1371  +   518d ago
So Hayter won't be in nither Zeroes nor phantom?
that is sad.
Although I haven't heard his PW act much but his take on old snake in mgs4 was interesting.
Crimsonwilson  +   518d ago
Big Boss' voice didnt sound like Snakes at the end of MGS4. They dont even look the same. Im fine with the voice.
stuntman_mike  +   518d ago
I'm fine with the voice too, i always thought David Hayter sounded constipated doing snakes voice. it's the same thing with Hitman too they got rid off the original guy people didn't like it so they brought him back but his voice didn't fit with the new look Hitman he sounded too old (as for the game itself well that's just down to opinion).

The game will be awesome without him voicing it.
Welcome2Die  +   518d ago
Here is something you guys dont seem to understand.

At this point in the game, Big Boss is getting older and thus his voice will change.
Where were you guys when Big Boss was voiced by Richard Doyle in MGS4?
IF David Hayter comes back as Big Boss its going to be very weird if they make a game after this where BB and SS meet...
NBT91  +   518d ago
True. But the thing is Hayter already HAS been voicing Big Boss, he only didn't in MGS4 for obvious reasons.
He should be in this one though.
I get what you're saying, I mean if they ever (Heavens forbid) remade MG / MG2 then he'd have to have a different actor to Snake but then in that case Hayter shouldn't have voiced BB in all the other games...
Whitefox789  +   518d ago
Ground Zeroes happens a week after the events in Peace Walker; explain to me how someone's voice changes naturally in one week?

I also got to really say whoever did the voice in the Phantom Pain gameplay demonstration he actually made Big Boss sound younger then he really was.
theDECAY  +   517d ago
Dude, its a video game.

If Vamp can walk on water, I'm sure his voice can sound a little different.
STEWIE_PLAY_PS4  +   518d ago
Maybe David Hayter just quit game.
TheDudeLasse  +   518d ago
While David Hayter deserves all due recognition, his voice work with Snake is a bit over the top. It's honestly quite hard to take Snake too seriously with Hayter's voice, so I'm all for Kojima's choice to freshen things up. According to the GDC-demo, they are using Kiefer Sutherland in the game which really lifts the bar for the voice work. Hayter is no K. Sutherland.
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thelaughingwiseman  +   518d ago
What I dont like about Snakes voice isn't that face that it's not David Hayter anymore, but the fact that this Snake sounds younger than David Hayters snake in Peace Walker. And I also don't like the fact that he now sounds like every generic Hero in every Action game (Isaac Clarke from Dead Space, Joseph Caplelli from Resistance 3, Dwitt from Bioshock Infinite etc.)

At least David Hayters voice was distinguishable from the rest. It would have been better to get someone who sounded older, but also rugged. That's my gripe
Whitefox789  +   518d ago
100% agree heck if they got Richard Doyle to do the voice for Phantom Pain I would be cool with that since he would actually sound you know older; not change his voice a week after the events in Peace Walker and having that voice remain the same after nine years in a comma.

Should of been this:

Big Boss Ground Zeroes: David Hayter
Big Boss Phantom Pain: Richard Doyle

^ This makes sense!
rammstein91  +   518d ago
hayters gonna hayt it but mgs still stays on
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