EA has revealed that a host of A-list stars will voice characters in the upcoming BioWare RPG, Mass Effect 2.
The list of actors lending their voices to the game includes Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning actor Martin Sheen (“The West Wing”, “Apocalypse Now”), 2009 Emmy Award-winner Shohreh Aghdashloo (“House of Saddam”), comedic actor Seth Green (“Austin Powers”), “Chuck” stars Yvonne Strahovski and Adam Baldwin, Keith David (“Crash”) and sci-fi favorites Michael Dorn (“Star Trek: Deep Space Nine”) Tricia Helfer (“Battlestar Galactica”), Michael Hogan (“Battlestar Galactica”) and Carrie-Anne Moss (“The Matrix”).
Seth Green returns to the game as Joker and Carrie-Ann Moss stars as Aria T’Loak, the crime lord who rules the planet Omega. Martin Sheen plays Illusive Man who commands Cerberus, a secretive paramilitary organization dedicated to protecting human interests in the galaxy.
“Emotionally engaging narrative is a key design pillar for BioWare, and the top-notch voice talent in Mass Effect 2 helps drive this goal,” said Dr. Ray Muzyka, co-founder, BioWare and group general manager of the RPG/MMO Group of EA. “Credible, powerful personalities are vital to delivering a compelling story experience in BioWare’s games, and we have assembled an amazing ensemble cast that surpasses the very high bar set in the original Mass Effect!”Mass Effect 2 will go on sale for the Xbox 360 and PC on 26 January in North America, and 29 January here in the UK. Take a look at ourfor Mass Effect 2 to find out more about this exciting game.