2013 Best Voice Acting

Specialty Awards Genre Awards Platform Awards Game of the Year
Best Voice Acting

The Last of Us
It’s often argued by the sorts of people who say things like “games aren’t high art” that one of the things holding games back is the relatively low caliber of actors compared to film. Well, we’ve got some bona-fide Hollywood types in the running this year, and while their acting chops are admirable, even they couldn’t stand up to the stellar cast of The Last of Us. Troy Baker and Ashley Johnson did an amazing job together as Joel and Ellie, but none of the side characters slacked off in the slightest. The game presents a fascinating cross section of humanity in various states of broken-ness, and a lot of very talented actors have poured their hearts into making those people come alive.

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