The voice actors strike, which has been raging for a little over a week, just got a little more bitter, as high-profile publishers launch an attack site which aims to discredit the union behind the strike. If you haven’t been following the voice actors’ strike, hit the link right here, where Steve Blum – one of the top VAs in the industry, having voiced characters in Mass Effect, Call of Duty and even Cowboy Bebop (and about a thousand more games) – lays out all the union’s entirely unreasonable demands. But hey, why let the underdogs get away with, you … Read More »
The Screen Actors Guild Union was publicly considering going on strike last fall to secure better pay and protection for physically demanding work. This year they’ve decided on a list of specific companies to strike unless contract negotiations go well. A post on the SAG-AFTRA’s website states that “unless you hear differently from us, effective Oct. 21 at 12:01 a. m., you should be prepared to strike the following video game employers with regard to all games that went into production after Feb. 17, 2015.” A few actors have even expressed their support of the Union with #performancematters on Twitter. … Read More »
A number of high profile video game voice actors may be going on strike very soon. This is in protest for better pay and working conditions. The Screen Actors Guild/ American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (SAG-AFTRA) is considering the action due to what they perceive is the unfair treatment of artists in the industry. The union is proposing that artist receive stunt pay for “vocally stressful recording sessions”. They also want artists to receive a bonus after sales of the product exceed the two million units mark. On top of this the union also wants more transparency for … Read More »
Change is afoot once again in Destiny, as a new week brings new strikes. That’s not all this week, though: the House of Wolves vendors have new gear in their inventories, and the Prison of Elders arena levels have been switched. First things first, and the weekly Heroic and Nightfall Strikes. Shadow Thief with Specialist modifier for the Heroic, Sepkis Prime with the Lightswitch and Brawler modifers for the Nightfall, plus unknown rewards! What could they be? Moving onto the inventories, House of Wolves vendor Varik is selling the Kellbreaker’s … Read More »
It’s that time of the week again – what are the Strikes available in Destiny? Both Nightfall and Heroic are Winter’s Run. All three Burns are available for Nightfall, then, but only one for Heroic. Get to it! For more Destiny and Xbox news, reviews and competitions, be sure to join Xbox One UK’s Facebook Group, Like our Facebook Page, and follow us on Twitter!