There are good voice casts, and then there are special voice cast, and the announcement that Chris Hardwick, Sam Witwer, and Patrick Warbourton will lend their voices to Telltale Games's Tales from the Borderlands is definitely special.
If the names aren't familiar to you, then you're not a very good nerd. Sorry. Chris Hardwick is the head of the Nerdist family of podcasts, a comic and professional host who is great at everything he touches. Sam Witwer was in Battlestar Galactica, was Starkiller in The Force Unleashed, and was the voice of Darth Maul in SW: The Clone Wars. Patrick Warbourton was David Puddy on Seinfeld, the Tick, and too many other things to list.
Chris Hardwick and Sam Witwer will play best friends Vaughn and Rhys, two Hyperion employees searching for a lost vault key.
And there's other Nerdist.com news. Jessica Chobot, Dan Casey, Brian Walton, and Malik Forte will be playing Evolve throughout E3 week
You can check out the Evolve E3 tournament on Twitch and find more information on Tales from the Borderlands on Nerdist.com. You can find even more after the jump.
BREAKING E3 NEWS: Chris Hardwick, Sam Witwer, Patrick Warburton join the cast of 'Tales from the Borderlands'
Nerdist founder Chris Hardwick and Star Wars: Clone Wars' Sam Witwer will join the cast of 'Tales from the Borderlands' as best friends 'Vaughn' and 'Rhys'
Plus: Nerdist team will square off in Evolve tournament at E3 Expo
June 5, 2014, Burbank, CA
-- Breaking: Chris Hardwick and Sam Witwer will be joining the cast of the upcoming series ??Tales from the Borderlands?? from Telltale Games and Gearbox Software in partnership with 2K Games. Chris joins the main cast in the role of ??Vaughn,?? best friend of ??Rhys,?? played by Sam Witwer, as the two Hyperion workers venture to the desert world of Pandora in search of a mysterious vault key. The cast will also include the talents of other actors such as Nolan North, Nerdist podcast favorite Patrick Warburton, and multiple members of the cast of the ??Borderlands?? series including Dameon Clarke.
The series is expected to premiere for download later this summer, and will be shown for the first time behind closed doors next week at this year??s E3 Expo. Check Nerdist.com
for updates throughout E3 week.
But, wait! There??s more! This is just the beginning of all the gaming goodness Nerdist.com
has in store for E3. Nerdist Team Captains Jessica Chobot vs. Dan Casey, and Brian Walton vs. Malik Forte will fight #4V1 in a cutthroat Evolve tournament throughout E3 week and culminating in an epic showdown. For full tournament line-up and schedule visit here and watch Chris Hardwick play the beast Goliath as he takes on the Nerdist team. The gameplay on the video is extensive and shows just how much of a badass Jessica Chobot really is.
The Evolve E3 tournament will stream live on Twitch
Check out the full story on Tales from the Borderland on Nerdist.com