In most games you spend an awful lot of time listening to the main character. That’s why we decided to list the best voice acting jobs in gaming!
5. John Marston (Red Dead Redemption) – Rob Wiethoff
Voice actor Rob Wiethoff does an excellent job as cowboy John Marston in Red Dead Redemption. His thick old western accent fits the main character perfectly. Marston is a complicated man and Wiethoff is able to convey this in an amazing way.
4. Solid Snake (Metal Gear Solid series) – David Hayter
Some think it’s completely over the top … others love it. The performance of David Hayter as Solid Snake in the Metal Gear Solid series gives the hero instant recognisability. Even the longest codec call is interesting thanks to Hayter.
3. Duke Nukem (Duke Nukem series) – John St. John
Who didn’t grow up on quotes like … and …..The unique voice of voice actor John st. John made the politically incorrect and cheesy one liners extremely funny. Duke Nukem might not be as popular as he once was but the voice of mister John St. John will always live on.
2. Nathan Drake (Uncharted series) – Nolan North
Voice acting superstar Nolan North took his craft to a whole other level with his portrayal of Nathan Drake in the Uncharted series. Not just his voice but also his looks and motions were captured for the games. This lead to the cool and funny adventurer we all know and love.
1. Master Chief (Halo series) – Steve Downes
Steve Downes is the voice actor behind Master Chief, the main character in the popular Halo series. His gravely voice gives Spartan John One One Seven immense coolness. Downes could read the phone book and still hold your attention.