A gaggle of veteran online game voice actors are set to take part in a livestream fundraiser for Ukraine on May 7.
Talent confirmed for the six-hour occasion, organized by IGN and Side London and titled “In the Game for Ukraine,” embody Troy Baker (Uncharted, The Last of Us), Nolan North (Uncharted), Jane Perry (who just lately received a BAFTA Games award for her efficiency in Returnal), Doug Cockle and Jaimi Barbakoff (The Witcher) and Alix Wilton Regan (Cyberpunk 2077).
Participants may also embody Joseph Balderrama and Annabelle Dowler (It Takes Two), Joseph May (Lego City Undercover: The Chase Begins, TV’s Episodes), Steven Hartley (Greedfall), Shai Matheson (Dragon Quest XI) and Steffan Rhodri (Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch).
In support of the Red Cross – Ukraine Crisis Appeal, the actors will ship stay readings from a few of their most memorable performances. The stream may also characteristic interviews and behind-the-scenes tales about what it takes to deliver their characters to life.
“Like so many, the SIDE team has been horrified by the humanitarian crisis resulting from the war in Ukraine. We want to raise funds to help the millions of people whose lives have been devastated in the past months, and who will be dealing with the effects for years to come,” stated Sini Downing, head of studio, SIDE London.
During the livestream, viewers will probably be inspired to donate to the reduction efforts.
“As part of the PTW family of brands, SIDE works every day with voice actors who bring life to the beloved characters in award-winning games,” Downing continued. “Our goal is to combine the global love of games and the talent in them, together in a powerful event to benefit Ukraine.”
The occasion will probably be livestreamed throughout IGN’s channels on May 7, with voice actors from world wide additionally contributing performances.