Celebrities can do whatever they'd like thanks to the money they have. Does that mean they should make games?
They can do whatever they want. I know I wouldn’t put them in my game as an actor. I would save a massive amount of money by hiring up-and-comers and lesser knowns.
Its that their "interest" is often paid that's the issue.
Like charity work? Why would you be mad about that?
More like advertising. Exactly like advertising really.
You mean they play games to advertise a new show or whatever? What’s wrong with advertising? I don’t get it Lol. Are you saying they aren’t genuinely fans of gaming so they should keep out? Yeah, I don’t agree with that at all. Seems a bit bitter to me.
Stop interneting. Just stop.
lmao! Ok, a lot bitter apparently. I’m not the one getting triggered by advertising... “stay out mah club, get off my internets!” Real gamers only dood!
Not so much, whatever it is you're may be suggesting, but more your apparent lack of thought. You don't seem to be thinking. Comprehending. At all.
Maybe because you aren’t articulate enough to explain. How about telling me what you mean instead of getting mad at my wrong examples of your 3 word responses. Or how about you just stop responding to me so I don’t have to fill in your blanks, you obviously don’t know what you’re talking about.
he doesn't mean advertising their show, he means they're getting paid to pretend to have an interest in their game and sell it when in fact they've probably, more then likely never touched a game in their lives. at least thats what i'm taking away. like the youtubers/actors they hire for e3...god i remember the battlefield one celeb match. it was very cringe. or the way kojima has hired all his favorite stars to be in his latest game.
famous people sell products that's why they get paid the big bucks.
Exactly. It’s just demographics. Celebrities advertise on game things to reach certain age group. It’s not rocket science and it’s nothing to be mad about lol. This is basic stuff.
@sinister That’s not what he said. He said their “interests” are paid. And then he got mad because I don’t know what he meant by interests” lol. I guessed twice, you guessed once. We shouldn’t have to decipher his comment and he shouldn’t be a jerk just because we can’t comprehend his incoherent posts.
thats pretty much what he meant. they don't really like gaming, its just about money. i got that.
Quotation marks don't denote something that should be considered sarcastic, held in suspicion or questioned, when not directly quoting someone? Likewise you couldn't get what I was saying when specifically pointed out? Got upset and projected that onto me? Though looking at my last comment, I did mess up on "you're". Should have just been "you may be suggesting". And still, I am not understanding how hard it is to comprehend that if a celebrity personality, who's background has nothing to do with gaming, is in a commercial for a game that they were paid to be in it and otherwise have little to interest in that game.
Better Question: Should dispatches.cheatcc.com continue to write articles ? They are pure click bait and don't really serve a purpose to anyone.
They should stay in movies not games
They should stay in movies and NO WHERE ELSE. THIS INCLUDES SHUTTING THEIR PIEHOLES CONCERNING POLITICS.
I don't care if they talk about politics. I'd just prefer the be informed. If they can bring awareness to certain things, then more power to them. If they're going to be idiots and do things like tell people to not get their kids immunized, then they should be rightfully laughed at, instead of being given attention just because they're a celebrity. If anything, people should realize that celebrities aren't informed just because they're recognizable. Everyone should always do their own research when any topic comes up that is relevant to them. I've seen some celebrities on things like Real Time which are obviously informed on some issues, and even very articulate in making an argument. But I do know that most of them really aren't worth giving much time to discuss important issues.
they are citizens that have the same rights as you. god you're an ass. and god, wouldn't it have been nice if the orangutan in office took your advice.
Some movie actors make for great voice actors though
I still hate how David Hayter was passed over for a Hollywood actor like Keifer Sutherland
God knows how much that cost Konami. Sutherland did a good job as a voice actor but it just wasn't the same with how Hayter delivers the character of Snake. Its something difficult to be put into words. Theres a certain campiness that Hayter knows that just makes snakes character more enjoyable.
That's a whole other thing. Kojima dismissing an element of the game's lore and history, displaying he had no loyalty to Hayter as someone who helped to define his work, to do some star f**king. And he maybe doing things with Death Standing, actually making the game and all, but the man is still star f**king while doing it.
It’s a crime to have talent working with you on a game? Who cares how many celebrities are in his games? If he has the money and talent are willing to work with him, why do you care. Spare some of that salt for these snow barren roads...
@D3TH_D33LR: The whole point is that the talent may not actually be talented in the role needed for the game. That you like them has nothing to do with how good or bad they are, it only proves why they're there which is to exploit the fact that you like them.
If they want to game, great, game. I dont think developers should pay extra for their voices just because they are famous. There are plenty of other people that have great voices and could use the work/pay.
so all these ads with famous actors like Morgan Freeman, Samuel Jackson, and so forth don't benefit the companies that keep paying them hundreds of thousands of dollars? if these companies didn't see the difference in their bottom line they wouldn't spend the money for these famous people. same with games.
Just saying that using famous people and paying them insane amounts of money just for their voices is absurd. I work with people who have voices that sound exactly the same and they would do the work and benefit from the pay. Instead developers could channel any funds saved to another part of the overall game development.
in gaming at least it makes much less of a difference. evident with top selling games like gta v, mario, monster hunter, persona 5...i just don't think the actor matters as long as they sounds good and has good charisma.
@Fist4achin: when you hear certain actors voices you know exactly who it is. so no, not just any voice will have the same voice and do the same quality job. and i say again, these companies wouldn't fork over the cash f they weren't seeing results. Mark Hamil's Joker is one of a kind and no one sounds or portrays that character the way he does. so they will pay Mark big bucks to have him voice the joker in their games, not just some other voice actor. i find it odd that a fact can get down votes.
That's a broad question. Thier personal hobby who cares if they do or not. At E3 and Award shows when you see "presented by" then yes keep them out. It doesn't make gaming look more legit. Never forget the character Kieth Apricary and all these celebs who don't play games at VGX and never heard of any of the games he listed. Some gave crap responses like "I only play the basic ones babe" WTF does that even mean!? I prefer people in the industry present E3 and award shows. We don't see Kojima hosting the Academy Awards. I don't need Jamie Fox at E3. As for acting in them. It's acting,it's what they do. It's voice acting and they are actors. Nothing wrong with it in general. Remember Ironside in Splinter Cell? So yeah.
but who really gives a shittt?
We do when it obviously effects game production. Notice it at least when a celebrity VA gives a flat performance where a practiced VA can put emotion into a role. Not saying certain actors are bad, just that some aren't cut out for VA work.
@Godmars290: look at the top animated movies and the actors that brought some of those characters to life. Shrek: Mike Myers, Eddy Murphy, Cameron Diaz. Toy Story: Tom Hanks, Tim Allen. i could go on but it's easy enough to look up the rest. they pay these "actors" big bucks to voice act because people know who they're and they can "act" whether it's in front of a camera or sitting n front of a mic. http://mentalfloss.com/arti... the point is acting is acting and if you have a good actor they can act in any medium. facts
Most of them suck enough in movies. No, we don't need their "talent", in gaming.
why does it matter?
I don't think they should if they wanted to game, I mean I could happily meet Eva Greene and totally do a 300 game and be invited on her ship to act that scene out in way more longer scenes only for it to be graphicalised for all of you to see 😋😋 I do think though that costs can be driven up in our games for good actors to be on board, but that's the price we pay to see good acting.
As long as they are genuine gamers with no agenda to insert their politics into gaming, then yes. They're human beings. It's the media and celebrity backed agendas at the moment that hurt creation and developer freedom. Just look at the Star Wars franchise at the minute that seems to be preaching the 'men weak and stupid, women all powerful' mantra, instead of the original movies' 'both men and women can be equally as strong, while flawed' narrative.
"As long as they are genuine gamers with no agenda to insert their politics into gaming" ? that is such a dumb comment,
Celebrities should stay out of a lot of things, especially when it involves opening their mouths and saying things that weren't written by someone else.
same could be said about you after reading what you so ignorantly said.
So defensive, lol
If they want to spend their money on making games, they are free too. It's not our place to say that individuals should stay out of games. We can criticize their games if they suck when they come out or are shown. but more realistically, are we likely to care about the stuff they make, since most games fueled by celebrities have been mobile things which don't actually appeal to us much. If a celebrity wants to spend money on making a high profile AAA game, I say go for it. It may be good, it may suck. It'll just be another game on the market, and the fact a celebrity made it won't matter. Just means it will get more exposure than it may deserve within the press.
Free market, free country.
Cost of gaming development, esspecially SP games, has been a fairly big topic of late and I truly believe that one of the big reasons for the cost going up is because more and more celebs are being drawn into it.
If they are generally willing to put effort sure if not then no.
what a dumb question
Who cares this isn't new how is this different from athletes promoting Madden, NBA2K or FIFA? I don't buy games because a celebrity is endorsing it or trying to promote their own projects. I agree publishers would be better served spending that money towards in game assets but what do I know.
I don't mind if they're actual gamers and aren't patronizing and just there to shill for something or an appearance paycheck. I'd much rather they stay the fuck out of politics rather than gaming
I don't care honestly, there is not a single celebrity I respect as a gamer. if they see the video game markets as a way to boost their popularity they have the right to do so. they just won't get my $$
this is such a ridiculous question... no, if they want to put their money towards making a game they have every right to do so.
I don’t care really. You’re just increasing your budget by a ton and better hope your game or star can bring in the money. Until Dawn was amazing and I do believe the real world cast made that game more enjoyable. Can’t say I felt the same about Quantum Break though.
Doesn't matter lol
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