Assassin’s Creed Odyssey is clearly a very good game. Press J to jump to the feed. The voice and motion capture for Leonidas as well as the voice of Nikolaos was provided by a Canadian actor named Elias Toufexis, who has appeared in several TV shows including The Expanse, Smallville, and Supernatural. I didn't know that there are people out there who actually choose the guy in this game. I wanted to play as kassandra but the epic starting gear wasnt in my inventory when i started a playthrough as her, so i went back to Alexios just because of that lvl 5 gear.. i regret every moment of it but im in too deep to change now. While I think you're totally right that comparatively, the voice acting isn't that bad, the voice acting can still be distracting in all of those games you mentioned. Both were awful but voice acting never was a strong point in Asscreed series. In that case i would choose still a language what sounds close, maybe spanish. Look at Shepard in the Mass Effect Triology. I bet I spend at least 200 hours with it, maybe even more because environments are breath taking and I really like new combat system! Witcher 3 game for example, had great dialogue and it seemed to fit to scenario every time, no matter what choice you made. ", and to that I kinda - like somewhat..... agree with you. Seriously, you're being ridiculous and nobody takes this claim seriously. The worst you've experienced in 30 years? I fucking loved the voice acting in this game, including Alexios'. Should have played as Kass.... and then muted it any time anyone else in the game talks... Kassandra's VO was great and the majority of the interactions were good as well. I always play these games in the language the world is set in. I’m trying to figure out what other game had that issue, recently but it wasn’t Origins. I am not excited for this game, but I am still a fan of this series. Did you even read my intro? Jesus. Nothing is true, everything is permitted. JavaScript is disabled. I’m Greek. I have well over 100 hours in the game and didn't cringe once. I bet I spend at least 200 hours with it, maybe even more because environments are breath taking and I really like new combat system! The voice acting in this series is beyond terrible. We want to create an inspiring environment for our members and have defined a set of guidelines. Looks like you're using new Reddit on an old browser. I got this for only 27 bucks but...I hope it gets better because I'm already super bored with it. /s. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. I mean,it's no Edward Kenway or Jacob Frye, and for me it's the second lowest voice acting quality in this franchise The First being Connor Kenway , but you have to understand, unlike the prior AC games, this game has dialouge options ------ many of them. ResetEra Games of the Decade Awards (2010-2019). For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Specially from the third biggest publisher in the world. This is what worries me about Cyberpunk 2077. He's Greek. Any idea how this happened? Between the gorgeous vistas, rich historical context, fluid combat and epic encounters with mythological beasts, there's no shortage of game here. And god it shows! What grinds my gear is the voice acting. Personally, I actually love the old style of having a silent player character with dialogue options, because it lets the imagination fill in those gaps and (perhaps counterintuitively) brings life to the story rather than less, the same as how when you're reading a book, there's no better voice actor than the voices in your head that you create for characters. From what Ive heard is that alexios has higher highs & lower lows and kassandra is constistent. Alexios is voiced by Michael Antonakos, who was born in Athens. I've had so much fun playing past Assassin's Creed titles but voice acting was never an issue or concern til Odyessy it's so bad, god awful that it ruins the whole game for me, i can't take it seriously, i think i am gonna start over as the female that might help a little. Also, it is very clear that voice actors didn't even know the scenario they acted. He’s got Chris Hemsworth’s voice. Also the ME trilogy has perfectly fine VA. Wot? It’s better than FO4s lifeless voice acting that sounded like people sitting in separate rooms. But Alexios fake accent is too obvious, is cringeworthy. Specially from the third biggest publisher in the world. The writing, animation and voice acting of Odyssey are honest to God embarrassing. Reminds me of when people said Leliana's voice actress in Dragon Age had a fake French accent when she is actually French. I started playing this today after logging 30 or 40 hours in red dead redemption 2 and I think I made a mistake. Kassandra didn't bother me honestly, the VA got the job done well enough. The Alexius acting is so bad that it's beyond me how it managed past the QA or others checks. The German VA is top-quality and i really liked Alexios VA. No weird accent, just some greek words and expressions sprinkled throughout (basically like German Ezio). That’s what you get for picking Alexios. It’s like this guy doesn’t even know TW3 existed. I thought the voice acting was great, but I only played as Kassandra. Edit: Oh, btw just stumbled on this post a few months later searching for VA reviews for the game, cus that's really going to make or break this game for me. I wouldn't even mind if they spoke the actual language with subtitles, as long as the emotions were convincingly expressed. Honestly, she is the only reason I kept playing the game and saw it through to the end. I've had so much fun playing past Assassin's Creed titles but voice acting was never an issue or concern til Odyessy it's so bad, god awful that it ruins the whole game for me, i can't take it seriously, i think i am gonna start over as the female that might help a little.. For the love of god why not use proper British accent, it's not like people of that era spoke English anyway And sadly all of my family sounds like the voice actors in Odyssey! A lot may feel that way however Odyssey hits the spot on where Assassins creed is meant to be, according to the AC timeline which is easily accessible by searching it up on YouTube would shed a lot of light on where Odyssey is and how it fits in with other games in the immense series that is Assassins creed.