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Re: Bad voice actors?

Posted: November 25th, 2020, 11:38 am
by VicViper
DaHeckIzDat wrote:How much can bad voice acting ruin an otherwise good game for you?

I started playing Final Fantasy X for the first time in probably fifteen years or more today, and holy crap I forgot how bad Tidus' voice was! It's a shame, because most of the other actors do a pretty good job. But since Tidus is the central character in such a story heavy game, every time he opens his mouth my appreciation for the game goes down a little more.

Most of the other actors? Eeeeeeh...

Funnily enough, the NPCs & extras were the best acted. The main characters were either just decent enough or flat out awful.

Tidus was bad, but I felt Yuna was even worse. Even in moments where she's supposed to be emotionally charged, the actress underplays it so hard (on top of it being... really bad).

https://youtu.be/0YSf43SH17k?t=230
(3:50)

And worst about all of that, is that the Japanese voice actors aren't really all that great either, they're superior to English at least (thankfully).