Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by Spacepatrol » Sat Mar 01, 2014 7:54 am

'The whispered World' - It's a great little fantasy based point and click adventure, nut it has the most annoying lead character you will ever hear. It's a whiny, southern US boys accent, that I had to turn off after 10 minutes of playing.

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by RetroAerosmith » Sat Mar 01, 2014 9:01 am

Forgot about the annoying over the top welshness that sounds like Rhod Gilbert on Ni no Kuni thingy and the white witch on the ps3..beautiful looking game but that voice really annoys me.

http://www.eurogamer.net/videos/ni-no-k ... -trailer-1

kicks in around the 50 second mark..

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by gman72 » Sat Mar 01, 2014 12:15 pm

goldenone wrote:Surprised nobody has mentioned Resident Evil on the PS1.

Didn't spoil the game but looking back some of it was cringeworthy....."The master of unlocking" :lol:
we did mention it. Page 1.
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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by Lost Dragon » Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:33 pm

I'd rather Sega had'nt given Sonic a 'voice' on the Dreamcast and Bulletstorm's ohh look how sweary i am just grated, but niether killed any interest in the games.Completed Bulletstorm despite the twaddle.

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by Megamixer » Sat Mar 01, 2014 2:37 pm

Sephiroth81 wrote:The high pitched winged demon character is also hilarious. He sounds like a demented chipmunk.
"Suffer like G did!"

This line is burnt into my brain.
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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by Sephiroth81 » Sun Mar 02, 2014 8:11 am

Megamixer wrote:
Sephiroth81 wrote:The high pitched winged demon character is also hilarious. He sounds like a demented chipmunk.
"Suffer like G did!"

This line is burnt into my brain.
He/she/it was awesome. Nothing would strike fear into my, more than some sort of mutant Bat with a voice like Mickey Mouse.

"I don't wanna die...."

Shut up G.

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by Lost Dragon » Sun Mar 02, 2014 1:02 pm

Ohh, forgot GTA:S.A voice acting, just killed me, well, my head.I know it was 'scene-setting', but by god did it grate.

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by Fightersmegamix » Tue Mar 04, 2014 8:09 am

Forbidden siren stands out. The characters were obviously Japanese and the game had used some sort of photo capture for the faces. The voices were just American drawl, it was so jarring I couldn't continue playing.

The ever present Nolan North was starting to grate a few years back.

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by Analog » Fri Mar 07, 2014 12:34 pm

how about some of these;
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KI8Schos7g0
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yssnXJAsS0

personally agree with final fantasy 10, it was just awkward. I don't agree with resident evil though, its part of the charm imo, I love all the cheesy, almost b-movie-ness of the original. yea its amusing but it sort of adds to it I reckon.

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by ToxieDogg » Sat Mar 08, 2014 9:15 am

Don't think anybody's mentioned Slippy Toad from Starfox 64/Lylat Wars yet have they? Not just bad, but hilariously bad. :lol:

Ditto for 'Elvis' the alien from Perfect Dark :lol: :lol:
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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by ShadowMan » Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:53 am

ToxieDogg wrote:Don't think anybody's mentioned Slippy Toad from Starfox 64/Lylat Wars yet have they? Not just bad, but hilariously bad. :lol:
Look on the bright side, at least you can shoot him down :lol: Peppy too, he annoyed me and had to pay the price. I miss good Star Fox games...
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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by RetroBob » Sat Mar 08, 2014 10:57 am

It didn't spoil it but the voice acting in Snatcher is poor.
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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by 32Bitter » Sat Mar 08, 2014 11:47 am

Danny Wallace - Creed franchise!
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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by dave3622 » Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:52 am

As a big fan of RPG's, the worst for me has to be Tidus's awful American accent in Final Fantasy 10. On the opposite end of the scale is the voice acting in Dragon Quest 8 which was simply superb.

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Re: Voice acting that spoiled a game for you

Post by LAIS » Sun Mar 09, 2014 5:59 am

dave3622 wrote:As a big fan of RPG's, the worst for me has to be Tidus's awful American accent in Final Fantasy 10. On the opposite end of the scale is the voice acting in Dragon Quest 8 which was simply superb.
I found Yuna and Lulu much harder to enjoy. They just sounded so wooden and unnatural, and in Yuna's case rather vacant. I didn't mind Tidus so much, or Wakka.

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