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I learned to adore Jack Black’s voice acting during Brutal Legend, where his performance was pure genius. Now, Double Fine has announced that he has returned to their sound studio for their Kickstarted project, Broken Age.

Double Fine has recruited a range of old and new voice actors for their point-and-click adventure, including Jack Black, Jennifer Hale, David Kaufman, John Cygan, Jamieson Price, Nick Jameson, and Richard Horvitz. The voices are actually sounding pretty cool, as can be heard in this casting reveal video:

Broken Age tells the stories of a young boy and girl leading parallel lives – both needing to fight against the status quo to find their freedom and go on adventures. If you haven’t seen the teaser trailer yet, you can check it out here:

I’m happy to see the production value that Double Fine is bringing to Broken Age. Having quality voice actors can make a world of difference. I just hope they aren’t pushing the game too far – they already had to split it in two in the hopes of raising enough cash with the first half to fund the second half. This can be the problem with raising so much money through Kickstarter – the project becomes something very different. I’m curious to see how it turns out.

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Author:Zoe Hawkins

Wielding my lasso of truth, I am the combination of nerd passion and grammar nazi. I delve into all things awesome and geek-tastic. I believe people should stop defining themselves and just enjoy playing games, so let's get on with it!
  • Hammersteyn

    “I hope to meet her someday so I can poke her with my stick”. That’s kinda the story of my life… I love Jack Black. He has millions and dresses like I do. Tenacious D must get a sequel!

    • Umar Final Fantasy 15 Hopeful

      For your mind lol

      • Hammersteyn

        Better make it two bottles

    • HvR

      Was Lardus involved in writing the script?

      • Hammersteyn


    • Admiral Chief Assassin o’Kings

      LOL I misread as “he has millions of dresses like I do”


      • Hammersteyn

        That’s funny because I just read it like you did when I reread it.

        • Admiral Chief Assassin o’Kings


          Also, lulz @ you wearing dresses

          • Her Highness the Hipster

            men look nice in dresses sometimes… nice legs and all. ;)

          • Hammersteyn

            Bring on the wax paper

          • Admiral Chief Assassin o’Kings

            Challenge accepted?

          • Hammersteyn

            I’m not Scottish but I always wanted to wear a kilt.

          • TiMsTeR1033

            real men have hairy legs!

          • Hammersteyn

            I thought they have beards?

          • Her Highness the Hipster

            bearded legs?

          • Admiral Chief Assassin o’Kings

            Very manly indeed

          • Hammersteyn

            Out of my sight! Thou dost infect mine eyes

          • Admiral Chief Assassin o’Kings

            Only dress men are allowed to wear is a kilt, and that’s not a dress dammit. It’s battle gear!

          • TiMsTeR1033

            most men have better legs than women…. …except with hair lol

      • Her Highness the Hipster

        so did i! must be a thing…

        • Admiral Chief Assassin o’Kings


  • Umar Final Fantasy 15 Hopeful

    Lol LOVE JB!!!!!

  • RinceThisandCochon!

    Brutal Legend rocked the shizzle. Hope this one does too.

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