The characters in Dragon Age II and Shogun 2

For Dragon Age II, we worked closely with Bioware over a period of 4 months providing casting, voice direction and recording services. Our London studios recorded over 40 actors for an array of memorable performances, including the lead male and female player characters.

For Total War: Shogun 2, authenticity was the key. To help achieve this we recorded actors in London and Tokyo. Using a Japanese cast ensured English lines were delivered with authentic accents and the rest of the game world could be filled with battle cries in Japanese.

Andy Emery, Creative Director at Side said:“Having spent so many months during 2010 working on these two fantastic franchises, it’s very rewarding to finally see the games released to such critical acclaim”

About Side

Side provides creative production services and facilities to the video game industry.

Side specialises in casting, directing and recording actors to deliver engaging character performances. The company has won the award for Best Creative Outsourcing Company (2010 and 2009) at the Develop Industry Excellence Awards.

We work with some of the biggest and brightest developers and publishers, and have been a partner in a multitude of gaming hits. These include: Fable II&III; Dragon Age Iⅈ Goldeneye 007; Castlevania: Lords of Shadow; Total War: Shogun 2; LittleBigPlanet Iⅈ Dead Space Extraction; Tomb Raider Legend&Underworld.

Contact Andy Emery, Creative Director

+44 (0)20 7631 4800 

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