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Outsourcing in Voice Acting - Overuse of Voice Actor Nolan North?

Dabe Gordon writes: "Too much of a good thing can get boring and become something undesirable, are we slowly realising this with the onslaught of games in which Nolan North takes the lead role? Read on to find out...

Stop Gaming Voice Actor Nolan North?

Uncharted, Prince of Persia, Halo, Alpha Protocol, Assassin's Creed, Madworld, Dragonage, Call of Duty, Gears of War, God of War, Metal Gear Solid, Lost Odyssey, Lost Planet, Army of Two, Dark Void, Final Fantasy, Shadow Complex...the list continues. Nolan North is in demand, and these game series have utilised his voice work, whether through a main character or additional voices.

When does enough become enough, is it down to his own desire to be kingpin of the voice acting in games realm, or is it the onus of developers who lazily hire him to get a milieu of his Nathan Drake personable action cliche?"

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gonzodamus2354d ago

Yeah, I've been hearing a lot of him recently! There are a lot of talented voice actors that I'd rather see get some work :)

Glamis2354d ago

Aha. So this is why I keep hearing the same guy in all these games... haha

cyguration2354d ago

he's hurting for money or he's no longer hurting for money. But all those games were mainly big sellers. So money shouldn't be an issue for him now.

blair_enigma2354d ago

over used becomes boring... whoever it is..

Lucreto2354d ago

There are a lot of good voice actors North is very good but he needs to vary his voice and not use the Drake one over and over. He did Sigmund in the lastest Ratchet and Clank game.

He was also in the Saboteur but I didn't recognise the voice and was surprised he was in it.

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