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Valkyria Chronicles DLC lacks English voice track

Folks who are currently working their way through Valkyria Chronicles' recently released DLC pack, Challenge of the Edy Detachment, have noticed something strange about the content's English-language voice overs: They don't exist. The add-on pack only includes two audio settings: Japanese and...

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Fable II tried 'gimmicky' voice controls

Fable II's canine companion was introduced as a means to connect gamers to the world of Albion, and although players could interact with the four-legged friend at the touch of a button, Lionhead initially tested microphone interaction as well. In an interview with MTV Multiplayer, Peter Molyneux...

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Rumor: British talk show host lending voice to Fable 3

British talk show gadabout Jonathan Ross let slip on his Twitter feed that he's lending his voice to none other than Fable 3. Writes Ross, "Goodnight all. Must go to bed. Got asked to do voice in Fable 3 tonight. Subarashi. Oyasuminasia. Woss out." Now, it goes without saying that a follow-up to...

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AGDC08: The Screen Actors Guild wants you to hear its game voice(s)

We've seen the Screen Actor's Guild booth at a lot of gaming and interactive events recently, from SXSW to GDC in San Francisco, so we finally decided to stop by and see what they're doing there. Normally, when you think about video game development, SAG isn't the first thing that springs to mind....

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Reminder: Mario Kart Wii has voice chat, it's called XBL, PSN, Skype, etc.

We thought it'd be best to reprint our advice from the Super Smash Bros. Brawl release: if you want to chat up your friends while doing laps in Mario Kart Wii, here are five options we found -- harnessing the power of other consoles or a com-pu-ter -- for chatting up your friends. (Looking for a...

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Separated at birth: Wii Fit Balance Board and Aperture Science turret

Is Nintendo an ancestor of Aperture Science? A dummy corporation? We recently recorded the North American voice of the Wii Fit Balance Board, and it bears an uncanny resemblance to Portal's happy little turrets. Even the hierarchy of henchmen follows Portal. Aperture science has GLaDOS, and Wii...

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Rosenbaum gives voice to Dark Sector

Although he's best known for playing Lex Luthor on Smallville, Michael Rosenbaum has some significant voice-acting credits to his name and will give sound to the lead role of D3's Dark Sector. Although the game is slated for a Spring '08 release now, it's a bit strange that D3 just announced...

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DS Daily: Voice chat

To date, only two ... well, okay, three ... games have utilized voice chat: Metroid Prime: Hunters and Pokemon Diamond/Pearl. It can only be done with those who have exchanged friend codes (wouldn't want to see those crazies, you know), but is it even adequate? Our experiences with voice chat have...

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DS headsets thrown into ring, forced to fight to the death

Did you pick up a DS headset today along with your preorder of Pokémon Diamond/Pearl? What will you be using to take advantage of the online voice chat feature? Nintendo's official headset, Turtle Beach's Earforce D2, or Datel's Communicator? Or will you be slumming it with the handheld's...

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Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates opening video

We can't fault Square Enix for milking Final Fantasy 3 DS' graphics engine -- Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles: Ring of Fates, the latest DS title to use the engine, looks fantastic in motion. A new video of the multiplayer RPG's opening cutscene has been posted, parading the game's character and...

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