50 Attempts at Speech in Early Games

Using digitized voices 20 years ago was a big deal. Once the CD-ROM was introduced to world we saw voice overs more commonly used to enhance an experience beyond wowing the player. Quality increased over time and the technology used for producing the voices improved as well. Early recorded voices were often garbled and hard to understand. Even I wondered what was being said through my TV speakers at times. Although, there were some memorable ones like “Finish Him!” and “Hadoken!” that have had a lasting impact on the industry.


Jest.com provides us with a look back at 50 games that used advanced solutions for immersion in games.