Following the news that actor Peter Serafinowicz has been cast in Dark Souls 2, what are your thoughts on celebrities in games?
Leonardo di Caprio once told Quantic Dream he could not appear in a game because it would harm his image.
His Inception co-star Ellen Page appeared in the studio’s Beyond: Two Souls last year alongside Willem Dafoe while Bethesda boasts Bill Nighy, John Cleese, Michael Gambon, and Kate Beckinsale as being among The Elder Scrolls Online’s impressive cast.
Major Hollywood actors have long lent their talents to videogames, with Patrick Stewart and Sean Bean among those who have, but do you think developers would be better off spending their casting budgets on another aspect of the game rather than chasing stars?
And does having an impressive cast sway your opinion of games as it might for a movie?