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Horizon Zero Dawn Nominated for eight BAFTAs

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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 …

Horizon Zero Dawn Casting

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Over the years we’ve cast and recorded voices for many iconic games. Horizon Zero Dawn is our latest venture. For any title, casting the actors to bring the developer’s creations to life is one of the greatest challenges and pleasures of our work at OM. When a developer connects with the actor and the actor with the developer there is a magic that happens which enriches the process of creation and the experience of the player. …

OMUK and CDT At GDC 2016

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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 …

Deponia Doomsday

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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.

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OMUK’s Victoria Prentice Interviewed By Ukie

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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…

The OMUK Armoury Expands

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As visitors to our Pakenham Street studio are aware, OMUK plays host to a large sword collection, for both authentic sound design & historical interest. Recently, we made the decision to reorganize this collection, with team members taking it upon themselves to construct a rack and secure the swords in a variety of locations. We used some environmental ingenuity too, recycling magnets from the hard drive graveyard to hold the swords in pl…

OMUK at MIGS 2015

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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…

Team OMUK raises over £3000 for GamesAid

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A huge hug and a big thank you to everyone who sponsored Team OMUK for the 2015 London Vitality 10k run last Sunday.

Along with Terry Haynes from Hotgen, Team OMUK raised £3,157.33 for GamesAid. GamesAid is the inspired UK games industry charity that raises funds to support those helping severely disabled and disadvantaged children and young people.

We are sore, hobbling and proud to have all crossed the finish line.

OMUK at GDC Europe 2015 and Gamescom

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GDC Europe is next week, and OMUK’s Mark Estdale will be doing a talk at the conference on Tuesday August 4th from 15:05 to 15:30, on the challenges of localizing comedy. If you’ve wanted a fresh view of localization, then we hope to see some of you there.

Examples of our most recent work can be found in the 5th Episode of Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series, where we cast and recorded a large number of the game&#8217…

Team OMUK Runs the London 10k for GamesAid

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We’re running* the London 10k in July for GamesAid, a charity umbrella supporting disadvantaged and disabled children and young people. This cause is especially close to our hearts, so please share this link to our team page. Any donations are of course greatly accepted.

https://www.justgiving.com/teams/omuk

*or as close to running as some of us will get.