Here’s a tease of what Nolan North’s rendition of Ghost sounds like in Destiny.
I know I'm basing this opinion off one line, but I'll keep Dinklebot.
Honestly, I had really mixed feeling towards Dinklage voice acting. on one hand he is a robot so i guess have little emotion is good but on the other hand I wish he had some emotion. Im so nit picky : P
They way I here the line being delivered by Dinkledge sounds better then how North did it.
I know Dinklebot was kind of flat when speaking, but you jut get used to his voice.
Honestly, I don't know what was wrong with Dinklebot. People immediately criticized it during the beta, but while I was playing it, I thought it sounded good. He's supposed to speak with little emotion because he's a robot. That's kinda the point. Now, they've recast Ghost with Nolan North, another fantastic voice actor, to sound like a robot yet again.
Well they didn't scrap Dinklage because if his performance, just his schedule.
He sounds too... idk jovial I guess. I feel like Dinklage's emotionless, monotonous voice fit the robot AI much better. Besides Im sick of hearing him and Troy Baker's voice in EVERY GAME.
Well good because that's Nolan North lol.
Ye, He meant Nolan North and Troy Baker...
Meh, Dinklage sounded uninterested, ghosts were created by the traveler to find Gaurdians and traces of the light... There was never any dictating standard that it had to sound robotic... I think Nolan's Ghost is fine and we'll come to like it. And I'm gonna go on a limb and say it but Dinklage's lines in some instances were poorly delivered.
I never saw any problem with Dinklage's voice over.
There never necessarily was. My understanding is it was too difficult to coordinate getting a big-time Hollywood actor (such as Dinklage) back into the studio to record more lines. Whereas Nolan North, Troy Baker, etc. are pretty much dedicated to doing video game voice-overs and can make themselves more readily available. Re-recording the lines is for continuity so you don't have a different sounding Dinklebot throughout the game, not because there was a problem with Dinklage's original performance.
Yeaa that's what I assumed too. But even last year when destiny first came out a lot of people didn't like his voice acting in the game, which I didn't get. But it makes sense if they're switching now because he's a pretty big actor (no pun intended).
Everyone complained about Dinklage's performance. I don't know why.
I liked dinklage as the ghost. Never had a problem with him. North looks like he'll do a good job with it though.
Dinklage's voice wasnt the problem, it was the way this "ball" comments and how it tried to be funny
Exactly, i blame the writers and script. It wasnt the delivery so much, but the actual lines which were the problem. I still remember the infamous "i dont have time to explain, why i dont have time to explain" which was said to the player by that female robot character which clearly demonstrates the overall bad writing in the game which was at a point where the player badly needed some context.
I wouldn't even have guessed it was Nolan North from the way it sounded. I like Nolan as he has done some great voice acting in some great games but there are probably a lot of other voice actors that could voice Ghost just as well.
LOL...are people really now saying "Dinklage wasn't so bad" Oh come off he was pretty lousy. Nolan has said one line and he sounds more enthusiastic then Dinklage ever did
I don't think the level of enthusiasm has ever been the issue. How much personality should a talking Rubik's cube have? The lines were kind of corny and repetitive and the lack of a real story are what most people complained about.
Compared to how highly advanced he is and the fact Bungies other AI's from past games (Halo) can do less them Ghost but are very well developed characters with full on dialogue who don't sound robotic, like Cortana, I don't see why they couldn't do the same here It seems the robotic filter was made as a feature to the Ghosts within the game because Peters voice acting was pretty lousy and people complained during the beta.
I know what you mean about how much personality a talking rubiks cube would have, but IMO, we are talking about the far future here. With a talking rubiks cube as you say, that can actually revive a dead guradian. With technology like that, it would not be farfetch at all to have a robotic talking rubiks cube to have its own personality. I would imagine that once our real life robotics technology advances enough. One of the key areas of focus in improvement would be for the robot to sound less robotic and more human like. IMO, I like the new sound of the Ghost better. Much less monotone and more interesting to listen to.
Lot's of lost opportunity with the Ghosts. Outside of reviving us at the start of the game they are pretty useless. What do we use them for after that? They take pictures for patrol missions. Somehow they warp us to our ships when we want to leave the planets. Bungie could do a lot more towards developing the Ghosts outside of a more enthusiastic voice actor. Now they will be excitingly useless. Yay.
Death, the ghost does more now, they contribute to your light points, as well as carry perks for combat and non combat situations, and the ghost now provide context and more interactive dialog with the guardian regarding the story in taken king as well as the world around. So the need to look up grimoire cards on the Destiny Site is mute because the ghost now provides insight and contexts to the lore and overall story.
Thanks for the info Sevir. Looking forward to the Taken King.
The voice is good.
I personally prefer the jump from Dinklebot to Nolan more than the jump from David Hayter to Keifer Sutherland for MGS.
I think it is better,.. since Destiny will last long long time,.. I bet it would really be hard to use Dinklage for years to come as Destiny keeps expanding,.. probably hard for actor also to have such a long lasting commitment
HAHA, I mean, really...it kind of sounds the same.....Just less base.
We will get what we get and if we don't like it we can always play COD or buy an xbone and get Halo 5.
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