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most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by snowkatt » Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:26 am

since vidoe game smoved to cd in the mid 90's we got a lot more voice acting ( both good and bad and diabolical ) and with it also announcer andnarrators
what are some of the most annoying announcers youve ever heard ones that are pervasive badly acted or just set your teeth on edge ?
i personally cant stand the voice over of colin mcrae dirt i just wish he would shut up
the mortal kombat announcer is particulairly bad \muffeld as well
and i wont mention much about AWISE FWOM YOUR GWAVE ! from altered beast
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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by merman » Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:35 am

There can only be one contender for that prize... DJ Stryker in Burnout 3: Takedown...
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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by FatTrucker » Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:38 am

merman wrote:There can only be one contender for that prize... DJ Stryker in Burnout 3: Takedown...
Funnily enough I was going to nominate the one in Burnout Paradise.
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Post by The Laird » Mon Mar 21, 2011 8:40 am

The 2 annoying idiots in Off World Interceptor

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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by ShadowNeku » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:02 am

The voice in altered beast is awesome.
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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by delbert_trout » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:54 am

Street Fighter Alpha 3 definitely has my vote, followed closely by Real Bout Fatal Fury Special.
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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by sebadude » Mon Mar 21, 2011 9:56 am

There was this smug and sarcastic Scottish announcer on Theme Park World for the PS1 that became very annoying very quickly.

The grunts and noises made by the characters on Civilisation Revolution (360) are pretty annoying too. Give me plain old text any day!

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Post by Mootown » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:15 am

Any game that thinks it's 'extreme' and has an announcer being all 'dude' and 'wooah man' is annoying. 'radical!'
Usually Snowboard / ATV / racing games

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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by Liamh1982 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:16 am

The guy giving you instructions in Midtown Madness 3 while you're working in Paris - I just hope his French accent is deliberately bad!

Alan Green in Olympic Soccer - cheer up you miserable git!

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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by Mayhem » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:18 am

merman wrote:There can only be one contender for that prize... DJ Stryker in Burnout 3: Takedown...
Beat me to it, that's one that definitely sprung immediately to mind...
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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by speedlolita » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:23 am

My girlfriend hates the Capcom vs SNK 2 announcer.. lol
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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by joefish » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:26 am

"RED ELF SHOT THE FOOD"
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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by Liamh1982 » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:30 am

speedlolita wrote:My girlfriend hates the Capcom vs SNK 2 announcer.. lol
I think the problem is that they've got a Japanese voice actor trying to sound American - why not just get an American (or at least a Canadian :lol: )?

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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by snowkatt » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:33 am

get ready to fight eh ?

merman wrote:There can only be one contender for that prize... DJ Stryker in Burnout 3: Takedown...

ive been trying to forget him thanks
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Re: most annoying announcer\narrator

Post by Roo » Mon Mar 21, 2011 10:54 am

sebadude wrote:There was this smug and sarcastic Scottish announcer on Theme Park World for the PS1 that became very annoying very quickly.
I loved that guy! "Your park has precious few features. It's like Norfolk. With a gate."

Anyhoo, I'll nominate the narrator from Eledees on the Wii. That game has the most absymal voice acting I've ever heard anywhere.
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