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Wednesday, July 29, 2015
According to Catrina Dennis, DC Universe Online's Creative Director, Jens Andersen, has hinted that there may be new Booster Gold-themed DLC coming to the MMO video game in future months.
While discussing what television-related projects gamers might see, Andersen said:
"Well, 'Legends of Tomorrow' has Rip Hunter in it... so you never know when Booster Gold might show up."
So... maybe Booster Gold, maybe not.
You can read the whole article about the current, Booster Gold-less "The Bombshell Paradox" DLC for DC Universe Online as well as the aforementioned tease for upcoming DLC releases at MoviePilot.com.
And if you still haven't played the game itself, you can sign up to play for free at www.dcuniverseonline.com.
Monday, July 23, 2012
As mentioned here last month, Booster Gold has a new voice in the DC Universe Online video game. And now you can hear it.
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Booster was originally given voice by Tracy W. Bush. I don't know who gives voice to Booster now, but he sounds like Martin Sheen. (For the record, I'm 99% sure that the actor giving the new voice isn't Martin Sheen; he just sounds like him.) I like Martin Sheen, but he's no Booster Gold.
Bush's voice was replaced in early June because game producers felt Bush was over-used in the game. This change caused quite a stir in the online community of players, triggering an in-depth response from DCUO Creative Director Jens Andersen:
Regardless of the reasons, sometimes recasting needs to happen, and we make those calls on a case by case basis. Given that the Booster Gold recasting has received a lot of attention, I wanted to address it specifically. First off, change is always hard to get used to. At this point everyone was very familiar with the old Booster Gold VO, so any change is going to get a reaction. Second, there was a casting conflict on the villain side. Often, Calculator and Booster would talk over each other. Since they were voiced by the same actor it became a bit uncanny when this happened. Third, DC wanted the character to be more heroic and less of a shill (albeit a very funny shill in the hands of Tracy).
It might take some getting used to, but the new version isn't that far away from the old one, and it works much better for a character that is becoming more involved in the content as a participant rather than a narrator.
I think I can safely say that more interaction with Booster Gold is always a good thing, even if it causes Booster Gold to loose his voice.
You can read Andersen's full post at forums.stations.sony.com, along with some of the fan response. And of course if you want the full effect of interacting with Booster Gold, DC Universe Online is free to download and play at DCUniverseOnline.com.
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