We already knew that a few of these guys would be lending their voices to Obsidian's Fallout: New Vegas, but now we have a press release officially outlining all of the game's voiceover contributors.
BETHESDA SOFTWORKS REVEALS STAR-STUDDED CAST FOR FALLOUT®: NEW VEGASâ„¢
Celebrity Roles to Include Ron Perlman, Matthew Perry, Wayne Newton, Zach Levi and More
August 10, 2010 (Rockville, MD) Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today revealed the star-studded voice over cast for Fallout®: New Vegasâ„¢, the follow-up game to the critically acclaimed Fallout® 3. Fallout: New Vegas features Golden Globe-winner and two time Emmy nominated actor Ron Perlman ((Hellboy), (Sons of Anarachy)), Screen Actors Guild-winner and Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor Matthew Perry ((Friends)), Mr. Las Vegas himself, Wayne Newton, William Sadler ((Shawshank Redemption)), Zach Levi ((Chuck)), Felicia Day ((The Guild)), Michael Dorn ((Star Trek:The Next Generation)), Kris Kristofferson ((Blade Trilogy,)), Danny Trejo ((Machete), (From Dusk Till Dawn)), John Doman ((Mystic River), (The Wire)) and Rene Auberjonois ((Boston Legal), (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)).
(The Fallout franchise has taken narratives in interactive entertainment to the next level, and we could not be more excited about the all-new celebrity lineup for Fallout: New Vegas,) said Pete Hines, Vice President of PR and Marketing for Bethesda Softworks. (The voice acting provided by these actors helps drive the compelling and immersive story of Fallout and further adds to the overall gameplay experience.)
Ron Perlman returns to voice the narrator in Fallout: New Vegas, a role he has played in every major Fallout game to date. Matthew Perry plays Benny, a smooth-talking, two faced gangster, and Wayne Newton takes on the role as (Mr. New Vegas,) the radio DJ of the Mojave Wasteland.
Three celebrities take on roles as playable companions in Fallout: New Vegas: Danny Trejo is Raul the Ghoul, a mechanic and former gunslinger; Zach Levi is Arcade, a member of the Followers of the Apocalypse who hides a mysterious past, and Felicia Day is Veronica, a sarcastic Brotherhood of Steel scribe.
The epic cast continues with Kris Kristofferson as Chief Hanlon, a grizzled solider at the end of his career, and Rene Auberjonois as the enigmatic and reclusive Mr. House. Michael Dorn reprises his role as Marcus, an intelligent super mutant, who was last seen in 1998's Fallout® 2; John Doman is Caesar, the charismatic and powerful dictator at the head of Caesar's Legion. William Sadler plays Victor, a friendly robot with the personality of an old fashioned cowboy.
In addition to this star-studded cast, players can expect to hear even more celebrity cameos throughout the world of Fallout: New Vegas.
Fallout: New Vegas, the follow-up to Fallout 3 the 2008 Game of the Year brings this beloved franchise to a location only Fallout could do justice: Vegas. Fallout: New Vegas takes all the action, humor and post-apocalyptic grime and grit of this legendary series, and raises the stakes. Published by Bethesda Softworks, Fallout: New Vegas is currently under development at Obsidian Entertainment. Fallout: New Vegas will be available in North America on October 19, 2010 for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and Games for Windows and in Europe on October 22, 2010.
Fallout: New Vegas has been rated Mature by the ESRB. For more information on Fallout: New Vegas, visit http://fallout.bethsoft.com.
Celebrity acquisition and voice production services provided by Blindlight LLC.
About Bethesda Softworks
Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles from two of the world's top development studios Bethesda Game Studios and id Software are featured under the Bethesda Softworks label and include such blockbuster franchises as DOOM®, QUAKE®, The Elder Scrolls®, Fallout®, Wolfensteinâ„¢ and RAGEâ„¢. For more information on Bethesda Softworks' products, visit www.bethsoft.com.
Fallout and Fallout: New Vegas are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bethesda Softworks LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. All Rights Reserved.
About Obsidian Entertainment
Obsidian Entertainment is an entertainment software development company passionately dedicated to making high quality, next generation games for Windows PC and console systems. Obsidian was founded in 2003 by five game development veterans who've produced, programmed, and/or designed award-winning role playing games for a variety of platforms over the last 15 years. The five founders are: Feargus Urquhart, Chris Parker, Darren Monahan, Chris Avellone and Chris Jones. Many of Obsidian's talented employees have worked on award winning products for organizations such as Black Isle Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Neversoft, and others. Obsidian Entertainment's Web site is located at www.obsidian.net.