High Moon Studios announced that fan-favorites Peter Cullen and Gregg Berger, the legendary voices of Optimus Prime and Grimlock from the original Transformers animated TV series, will reprise their roles for the upcoming Transformers: Fall of Cybertron video game.
Transformers: Fall of Cybertron will also feature the talents of voice-over veterans Nolan North (Bruticus, Cliffjumper and Brawl), Troy Baker (Jazz, Jetfire and Kickback), Fred Tatasciore (Megatron, Ratchet and Metroplex), Steve Blum (Shockwave, Swindle and Sharpshot), Isaac Singleton (Soundwave) and more.
“This is the definitive Transfomers video game, and we absolutely had to have these iconic voices onboard in order tell this story,” said Peter Della Penna, Studio Head, High Moon Studios. “Because it’s an origins story, we were able to explore some of the coolest characters in the lore for Transformers: Fall of Cybertron , and then go after the best and most authentic voice talent possible to do the franchise right.”
“There is no mistaking the voices of Optimus Prime and Grimlock, and we are so happy that fans will get to experience a game featuring the distinctive voices of many of the most iconic and popular Transformers characters,” said Mark Blecher, SVP of Digital Media and Marketing, Hasbro. “The development team at High Moon Studios did a phenomenal job hand-picking the cast for what is by far the most diverse character roster ever in a Transformers video game.”
Set to launch on August 28, 2012, Transformers: Fall of Cybertron will allow gamers to experience the final, darkest hours of the war between the Autobots and Decepticons as they vie for control of their dying home planet.