Submitted by xtheownerzx 1360d ago | interview

Meet the Lead Voice Actors of the Last of Us, Plus Interview with Troy Baker

GamerFitNation writes: Recently, Naughty Dog developer @jmpaul tweeted out who the new leads are of the newly announced PlayStation 3 Exclusive Last of Us. (Batman: Arkham City, PS3, The Last Of Us, Troy Baker)

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yesmynameissumo  +   1360d ago
From what I've seen of his work in BioShock Infinite and Batman (I had no idea he was Two-Face), this adds to my excitement for The Last of Us. Naughty Dog sure knows what they hell they're doing. Great pick for the lead imo.
LarVanian  +   1360d ago
I was completely convinced that Robin Atkin Downes was actually playing Joel due to his constant collaboration with Naughty Dog. Joel did, after all, sound very similar to Capelli in Resistance 3.

EDIT- I'd say Troy's career will sky-rocket next year judging by the fact that he is playing the leads of two of the biggest games in 2012.
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SolidGear3  +   1360d ago
I know Troy Baker best as Vincent in Catherine and love his work but he is LITERALLY in everything!!! Age of Conan, Batman: Arkham City, BioShock: Infinite, BloodRayne, Brothers in Arms, MW2, MW3, Catherine, Darksiders, Final Fantasy XIII / XIII-2, Guild Wars 2, Infinity Blade, Knights Contract, The Last of Us, Mafia II, Mega Man X, Ninja Gaiden III, Prototype, Quantum Theory, Red Faction: Armageddon, Red Faction: Guerilla, Resistance 2, Saints Row: The Third, Silent Hill 2 HD, Singularity, The Last Remnant, Transformers: War for Cybertron, UMVC3, WKC, World of Warcraft... Just to name some..
Pintheshadows  +   1360d ago
Hi, I'm Troy Baker and you might know me from games such as...
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Cloudberry  +   1360d ago
Troy gets around with voice acting in games.
I remember in the PS2 era, JRPGs especially, where we almost hear a Yuri Lowenthal, Steve Blum, and Crispin Freeman all the time, lol.

But this gen seems more of Nolan North.

I like Baker's work as Yuri (Tales of Vesperia) and Kanji (Persona 4), never thought he's spreading with Vincent (Catherine), Booker (Bioshock Infinite), even the controversial re-dubbed James Sunderland (Silent Hill 2).

And now this game.

I don't mind it though.

Make sure he's reprising his role as Kanji again in the extra / added scenes of English version of Persona 4 The Golden
FlareDReborn  +   1360d ago
Hey look its Pain and Yamato from Naruto!
blackmamba707  +   1360d ago
ALL LIES you won't fool me~

it totally is Ellen Page and hey Mel Gibson is there too!11 they are fighting with rage type virus infected zombies from 28 days later franchise
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Plagasx  +   1360d ago
NO WAY that was not Ellen Page... SHE LOOKS JUST LIKE HER!
SolidGear3  +   1360d ago
Ellen had to at least did the damn MoCap.. If not, she'll probably sue for using her likeness without permission.
Zachmo182  +   1360d ago
Is it me or does she look like the chick from Juno?
SolidGear3  +   1360d ago
That's Ellen Paige.. Her name is even Ellie in the damn game yet it's not Ellen Paige.. Plagurism of likeness!!
Acquiescence  +   1360d ago
Baker seems way too young for the character he's providing the voice for...
Why didn't they get someone of age? Someone who fits the bill and actually looks gruff and grizzly or whatever, to sell the character better. I mean look at him - Baker is wispy as hell. The guys practically a French duke! Not to mention ubiquitous as hell. If the industry is so starved of actors right now then maybe I should lend my talents - I can do a killer Crocodile Dundee impersonation. That's gotta come in handy for something.
Sevir  +   1360d ago
really i think he nailed the part.
Joel voice fits him well.

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