Contributing to the success of Apex Legends, we cannot help but mention the voice actors. It is they who create the excitement, excitement of gamers when experiencing the game with a playful and energetic voice.
Since its launch on February 4, 2019, Apex Legends has created a real storm in the Battle Royale community in particular and the gaming industry in general. The game surpassed 25 million players just after the first week, receiving countless compliments from critics as well as the gaming community.
Contributing to this success, we also have to mention the efforts of the voice actors for the characters in Apex Legends. Perhaps many people will find that the voices of the characters in the game are very familiar, seem to have heard somewhere already.
Why are some games for the main character dumb? Many game studios tend not to let the protagonist get a dialogue, but to force the main character to be dumb, making gamers unable to ask questions.
Let’s play the game to learn about the people who have participated in the voice of this game. Maybe readers will see many familiar names in the gaming community or the anime world.
Erica Luttrell – Bangalore
Fans know Erica Luttrell as the voice of Bangalore for Apex Legends. However, those who are fans of DC Comics may also know Luttrell as the voice of the character Cheetah – the enemy of Wonder Woman in the original. She has appeared in games like Injustice 2, Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham. Besides, she also voices Cheetah in the animated movie JLA Adventures: Trapping in Time.
Erica Luttrell is also an actor who has participated in dramas such as iZombie, Arrow and Westworld. Another thing is that she also voiced the main character, Emily Kaldwin, in Dishonored 2 by Bethesda.
Branscombe Richmond – Gibraltar
In Apex Legends, Gibraltar is one of two third gender characters, voiced by actor Branscombe Richmond. He is 64 years old this year. Perhaps Branscombe’s best known moment was in the ’90s as Bobby Sixkiller in the Renegade TV series.
In addition, he has also appeared in films such as The Scorpion King and Batman Returns. For today’s generation of fans probably won’t know much about Richmond Branscombe because his acting career has also been at a limited time.
However, the voice of his character Gibraltar is also very great. It made many people curious and wanted to learn about his career from the beginning.
Zehra Fazal – AI notification voice
This is probably the voice that many gamers want to hear the most. Zehra Fazal is responsible for speaking up when the player has won. She also appeared with the same role in Titanfall 2.
Her career also has many familiar names. Zehra Fazal once voiced Nadia Rizavi in Netflix’s Voltron, as well as many other characters in Young Justice: Outsiders, including the character Halo.
Perhaps Zehra Fazal is quite charming with the voice of artificial intelligence. In a Netflix science fiction movie called Lost in Space, she is the voice of AI for the Robinson family ship.
Shantel VanSanten – Wraith
For those of you who have watched The Flash TV series probably will not be no stranger to Shantel VanSanten, who plays Patty. However, she had to leave the show after Patty and Barry Allen’s relationship failed. Many fans have called Shantel back.
In addition to The Flash or Apex Legends, Shantel’s career is also known through the Shooter TV series from 2016 to 2018, adapted from the movie of the same name that was released in 2007.
In his career, Shantel has played quite a few voice acting roles. Apex Legends’ Wraith is just her second project. The first project was in 1999, she had a small voice acting in the English version of the anime Steel Angel Kurumi.
Roger Craig Smith – Mirage
In the video game world, besides the character of Mirage of Apex Legends, Roger Craig Smith is quite familiar with the gaming community when he was the voice of the English version of the 2010 Sonic the Hedgehog game. once voiced Ezio Auditore da Firenze in the Assassin’s Creed series.
Roger is very charming with the voice of superhero characters. He is the voice representative for Captain America’s character in Disney XD’s Avengers Assemble, as well as Ultimate Spider-Man. In WB Games’ Batman: Arkham Origins, Roger Craig Smith also took on the role of The Dark Knight.
In addition, Batman projects are also involved, Roger voiced himself in Batman Unlimited in Batman Unlimited and the English version of Batman Ninja.
JB Blanc – Caustic, Kuben Blisk
In fact, JB Blanc has 2 roles in Apex Legends. He primarily voiced Caustic, a mad scientist specializing in chemicals and toxic gases. However, in the cinematic trailer of Apex Legends, Blanc showed his ability as Kuben Blisk, a mercenary character who was once the villain in Titanfall 2.
JB Blanc has an extremely illustrious actor and voice acting career. Fans may have gotten used to him in Breaking Bad with the role of Gus Fring’s doctor, Barry Goldman. In the anime, he voiced the villains Enrico Maxwell in Hellsing and Hellsing Ultimate. In addition, JB Blanc also voiced the English version of Bleach, along with several spin-off films with the character Sajin Komamura.
He is very popular among actors and voice actors. In 2016, he and the video game voice actors stood up to fight, claim justice for the people who are doing this job. “ The game wants to be a movie and the movie wants to be a game. These are 100-hour movies . ” Blanc shared when talking about the reasons for fighting when the conditions and treatment of the video game voice acting are not as good as the actors acting in movies and TV series.
Chris Edgerly – Pathfinder
When playing Pathfinder, players can hear Chris Eagerly’s playful and energetic voice. His career is associated with many projects that bring a nostalgic feeling to gamers.
Since 1999, Edgerly has satisfied a generation of fans voicing Spider-Man in The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man. He has also inspired Gobber’s soul in the Dreamworks television series Dragons: Riders of Berk. Along with that, he also played a lot of miscellaneous characters in more than 200 episodes of The Simpsons.
Edgerly’s passion for voice acting is so great that he has a whole series of videos called VO Notes. This is one way he shares, giving helpful advice to anyone who wants to participate in this work in the field of film or video games. His videos attract a lot of viewers.
Allegra Clark – Bloodhound
Bloodhound is the second gender character in the third Apex Legends. Clark Allegra Clark confirmed via Twitter that the character was not entirely male, nor entirely female.
Those who are fans of anime series will probably be more familiar with her. Clark voiced many characters in the English version of the series such as B: The Beginning with Kaela Yoshinaga or the role of Julia Jinyu in FLCL Progressive.
In addition, Clark also voiced the character Josephine Montilyet in the game Dragon Age: Inquisition.
Mela Lee – Lifeline
Mela Lee is responsible for voicing Lifeline, a Combat Medic character in Apex Legends.
She has quite a say in voice acting, especially in the anime world. For more than a decade, she has been the English voice of the character Rin Tohsaka of the Fate series, including Fate / Zero and Fate / Stay Night. In addition, she also began her illustrious voice career with sets such as Saint Tail and Vampire Knight.
Lee once shared that she didn’t realize that the voice actors could be loved by the community until she was at Comic-Con and had a large number of fans waiting. She gave the autograph.