Early candidate for the Northies

#1 Posted by Brodehouse (9863 posts) -

Sir Nolan's performance as Nathan Drake in the upcoming Uncharted, Desmond Miles in the upcoming Assassin's Creed, and as every character male or female in my ideal version of Skyrim may have some tough competition from his performance as the spheres and the turrets in Portal 2.  There are literally 8 characters in Portal 2 and Sir Nolan is four of them.  And usually, the funniest.  I think he's going to have to pull out all the stops in order for Nathan Drake to win his second Northie.

#2 Posted by Animasta (14673 posts) -

so did he do all 3 of the cores? He has p. good range.

fact: space core will not go to space

#3 Posted by mnzy (2914 posts) -

Yes, but does he talk to himself?

#4 Posted by Underachiever007 (2468 posts) -

  

  The performance of a lifetime.
#5 Posted by EuanDewar (4890 posts) -

Im in space.

#6 Posted by Empirepaintball (1393 posts) -
@Underachiever007 said: Doing a portal voice must be the most fun a voice actor can have.

#7 Posted by Animasta (14673 posts) -
@mnzy said:
" Yes, but does he talk to himself? "
off camera, but yeah
#8 Posted by Andorski (5268 posts) -

Wow.  Had no idea he was in Portal 2.


I think his best performance this year has been MvC3 though as Deadpool.  I still crack up every time someone uses his pistols, " BANG!!  BANG!!  BANG!!  BANG!!  BANG!!  BANG!! "
#9 Posted by Chaser324 (6411 posts) -

Let's make sure we don't leave MK out of the list of candidates. Sure, he doesn't do a ton of voice acting for Stryker, but what's there is pretty good.


I've gotta say, this is a pretty big year for Nolan North. Maybe even bigger than 2009.
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#10 Posted by Hailinel (24400 posts) -
@EuanDewar said:
" Im in space. "
"Wanna go to space."
#11 Edited by Brodehouse (9863 posts) -
#12 Posted by Sparky_Buzzsaw (6154 posts) -

All of them.  Every single one.  I say, get two thousand trophies lined up, slap his name on 'em, and just start delivering them by the truckload to his no-doubt fabulous mansion built atop an entire island in Hawaii.  Load 'em up, boys.  Because he deserves them all.

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#13 Posted by ShaggE (6418 posts) -
@Chaser324: He's Stryker, too? Holy hell... 
#14 Edited by Adamsons (877 posts) -
@Underachiever007 said:

"The performance of a lifetime. "

Dad are you space?

Yes, now we are a family again.
#15 Posted by Chaser324 (6411 posts) -
@Brodehouse: Really? Damn, I guess Nolan North is so prolific that other people must be trying to imitate his voice. Stryker sounds pretty much exactly like Nathan Drake to me.
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#16 Posted by EuanDewar (4890 posts) -
@Chaser324 said:
" @Brodehouse: Really? Damn, I guess Nolan North is so prolific that other people must be trying to imitate his voice. Stryker sounds pretty much exactly like Nathan Drake to me. "
He is Johnny Cage in MK.
#17 Edited by Brodehouse (9863 posts) -
@EuanDewar: Johnny Cage is credited to Jeff Pilson, the bassist from Dokken.  I know, and yet there it is.

On the awesome side, Kitana is played by Nanako Dojima.
#18 Posted by EuanDewar (4890 posts) -
@Brodehouse said:
" @EuanDewar: Johnny Cage is credited to Jeff Pilson, the bassist from Dokken.  I know, and yet there it is.

On the awesome side, Kitana is played by Nanako Dojima. "
I just looked it up and apparentley George Newbern was listed as Cage on IMDB before. I have no idea whats going on.
#19 Posted by TooWalrus (13164 posts) -

I'm withholding judgement until I play Assassin's Creed- Christ I can't wait for more AC- I know everyone wants them to "take a year off", but they've been making consistently great games, I'm legitimately looking forward to it.

#20 Posted by Daveyo520 (6681 posts) -

I think Mr. North is a shoe in this year for a Northy. Also Space.

#21 Posted by craigbo180 (1739 posts) -
@Brodehouse said:
" Sir Nolan's performance as Nathan Drake in the upcoming Uncharted, Desmond Miles in the upcoming Assassin's Creed, and as every character male or female in my ideal version of Skyrim may have some tough competition from his performance as the spheres and the turrets in Portal 2.  There are literally 8 characters in Portal 2 and Sir Nolan is four of them.  And usually, the funniest.  I think he's going to have to pull out all the stops in order for Nathan Drake to win his second Northie. "
I think it is blasphemy that you suggest anyone but Stephen Merchant put in the best voice performance in that game.
#22 Posted by Bollard (5429 posts) -
@Underachiever007 said:
"   
  The performance of a lifetime. "
Whilst that is ridiculously awesome, you can't forget the defective turrets:
  
  They don't sound as good all mashed together, but as one liners some of these really made Portal 2 for me.

@Andorski said:
" Wow.  Had no idea he was in Portal 2.

I think his best performance this year has been MvC3 though as Deadpool.  I still crack up every time someone uses his pistols, " BANG!!  BANG!!  BANG!!  BANG!!  BANG!!  BANG!! "
"
Duuude I totally forgot about that! Saw it in a video once, pretty hilarious.
#23 Posted by Animasta (14673 posts) -
@craigbo180: JK simmons is almost as good.
#24 Edited by craigbo180 (1739 posts) -
@Laketown: I agree he was good but his role was a little too brief for me.
#25 Posted by imsh_pl (3295 posts) -

I don't know how he does this but every time I hear him talk as a character I think "damn that's a good voice" and some time later someone tells me it's Nolan North (Stryker in this case).

#26 Posted by Yanngc33 (4496 posts) -

This has to win, for once that he's not doing Nathan Drake and he's being funny

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