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Results are in! The Indie Dialogue Initiative Demo Reel Survey

Founder of OM and games voice director of over 20 years Mark Estdale has published the latest findings from The Indie Dialogue Initiative’s recent survey of the industry. The survey entitled “A Voice for Games: Towards a better actor’s show reel” was put together to help actors put together better reels for video games.

This survey was sent out via social media to a variety of people involved in the casting of voices…

Horizon Zero Dawn Nominated for eight BAFTAs

We’re delighted to see Horizon Zero Dawn nominated for eight awards in the years British Academy Games Awards. Working with Guerrilla on this project was an absolute honor and the whole team have their fingers crossed that they’ll bring back the coveted golden mask.

We are especially pleased to see Ashly Burch nominated for her performance as Aloy in Horizon Zero Dawn. Not only did we cast Aloy and the rest of the cast …

Deponia Doomsday

Continuing our partnership with Daedalic Entertainment, OMUK has once again returned to the trash planet of Deponia for more adventures with Rufus. The fourth game in the trilogy, Deponia Doomsday sees Rufus travelling through time, encountering familiar characters along with way.

OMUK provided Localization services for the title, alongside Casting, Recording and Direction.



Simon Amstell stars in Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist

Working with new studio Crows! Crows! Crows!, formed by Stanley Parable designer William Pugh, OMUK was excited to to cast, record and direct Simon Amstell in Dr. Langeskov, The Tiger, and The Terribly Cursed Emerald: A Whirlwind Heist. The game is a short 15-20 minute experience, with a unique premise that swiftly unfolds upon playing. To describe it any further would ruin the experience.

OMUK’s Victoria Prentice co-directed c…

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…

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.

KING Art Games Kickstarts ‘The Dwarves’

KING Art Games are ready to start their next adventure, and have taken to Kickstarter once again to help bring it to life. Based on the first novel in the series by German Author Markus Heitz, The Dwarves is set to bring the battles often seen in epic fantasy films to life. We’re working with KING Art to cast and record their latest production, and are looking forward to spending more time in Girdlegard.

If you would like…

Stars of Game of Thrones Record at OMUK

Four stars of the hit HBO  TV show Game of Thrones recorded at OMUK for multiple episodes of the Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series video game.

Iwan Rheon (Ramsay Snow), Kit Harrington (Jon Snow), Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen) and Natalie Dormer (Margery Tyrell) came to OMUK’s Kings Cross studio to record their voices for the series.  The sessions used the pioneering GIVR production methodology developed by Mark…

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 …