Category Archives: In the press

OMUK and CDT At GDC 2016

At this year’s GDC (Game Developers Conference) in San Francisco, Mark Estdale will be demonstrating our proprietary Creative Dialogue Tools (CDT). CDT is the engine that powers Game Immersive Voice Recording (GIVR) and has been developed and tested on over 300 titles. It’s designed by dialogue specialists for dialogue specialists. CDT can transform dialogue production for your game and we’ll be demonstrating how at the UKIE …

OMUK’s Victoria Prentice Interviewed By Ukie

For this week’s entry in the Ukie careers series, OMUK Studio Manager Victoria Prentice was interviewed about her career in games. Beginning her career at OMUK in 2012 as an audio engineer, Victoria is an integral part of the OMUK team. In the interview, she discusses a typical day, career highlights, and briefly touches on unannounced projects we’re involved with. There are also tips for those starting out in the industry, and str…

OMUK at MIGS 2015

Attending MIGS – Montreal International Game Summit next week? OMUK’s Mark Estdale will be delivering a tale on Acting and Espionage, and we’d like to meet you. For more information, email info@omuk.com. We’re looking forward to meeting some of you in Montreal. A full description of Mark’s talk follows;

A practical, hands on and fun immersion in how what the MI6 and the CIA know about acting can liberate a…

Telltale’s Game of Thrones Concludes November 17th

To celebrate the announcement that Game of Thrones: A Telltale Game Series will conclude on November 17th with the release of the 6th and final episode, Telltale Games have released a new video, featuring interviews with the stars of the HBO show, alongside footage of the sessions.

These interviews were recorded at OMUK, as actors Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Snow), Kit Harrington (Jon Snow), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) and Natali…

Slides Available From Mark Estdale’s Talk at GDC Europe

Following a successful talk at GDC Europe, the slides and transcript from OMUK Founder Mark Estdale’s talk are now available to view for free in the GDC Vault. If have a membership to the vault itself, a filmed version of the talk is also available to view.

Covering Mark’s experience of working with Telltale Games on Wallace and Gromit, through to localizing Daedalic’s Deponia series and KING Art’s Book of Unwrit…

Esper 2 Announced at Oculus Connect 2

OMUK returned to the ESPR organization this month with Coatsink Software, providing casting, voice direction and voice recording for their latest VR experience.

Joining the returning voice of Eric Meyers in Esper 2 will be Nick Frost (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz), Sean Pertwee (Killzone 2, Gotham) and Lara Pulver (Spooks, Sherlock).

Esper 2 will be released for the Oculus Rift and Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus.

OMUK nominated for a Develop Award

It’s a proud moment for us here at OMUK, as we’ve been nominated for the ‘Creative Outsourcer – Audio’ award for our work on Tropico 5 at this year’s Develop Awards.

In addition, other titles we’ve contributed dialogue to have been nominated;

Block N Load – Best New IP
Shards of War – Visual Arts
Dreamfall Chapters – Audio Accomplishment

Congratulations to all of…

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse wins Best Voice Acting ‘Aggie Award’

Congratulations to Charles Cecil and the team at Revolution Software as Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse wins the 2014 Adventure Gamers award for ‘Best Voice Acting’.

With comic sparring dialogue such a core part of the series’ appeal, it is always crucial that Revolution get it right. Well, in The Serpent’s Curse they nailed it once again. The other fantastic finalists certainly made themselves heard, but …

Ubisoft’s ‘The Crew’ Arrives This Week

We’ve been busy here at OMUK towers. One of the titles we’ve had a chance to sprinkle our magic over is Ubisoft’s latest racing game, The Crew. OMUK provided additional cast for the game, and we’re thrilled to see it being so well received. It really is a unique racer, as this review from The Independent demonstrates.

We’ll see you online! We’ll be the ones doing donuts, in all likelihood.