Video games provide us with an immersive experience. We all are aware of this fact. What makes video games even more exciting is the incredible sound quality and voice-overs. According to Peter J Salzano, what makes playing video games a thrilling experience is the engaging sounds and the quests.
Various elements such as visual effects, sound effects, and much more have to be considered in order to provide you the best gaming experience ever. If you are starting your career as a voice actor in video games, then it could prove to be a challenge.
As a beginner, you might have to face tough competition. You will have to improvise and present unique vocalization talent. Thus, Peter J Salzano, an experienced and versatile voice artist has enumerated some tips for those who wish to pursue video game voice acting.
- Protecting your voice during game recording: There are a lot of sounds that voice-over artists have to produce. This drill could damage the vocal cords and strain the voice making it coarse. To avoid this from happening, it is important for voice artists to regularly try different exercises and make their voice consistent. Make sure you plan on practicing before taking up any video game voice acting project.
- Bringing uniqueness to the character through voice acting: Video game voice acting requires a lot of uniqueness and improvisation. It is thus essential for a video game voice over artist to be able to produce different sounds and be versatile.
Peter J Salzano has more than 15 years of experience in performing as a voice-over actor in video games. He suggests all video game voice over actors to keep practicing at different pitches to improve voice range and become versatile. Also, it is recommended to experiment with your voice over skills as much as you can.