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Saying More with Silence: Silent and Voiced Protagonists

There are many people who can be defined by their actions rather than their words. Many of our favourite game characters allow themselves to be seen in such a way by never uttering a single word. Although that was back in the era when talking in games was either all through text or sounded like someone had taken a cheese grater to their larynx.

Today, nearly all popular video game characters talk. It’s even seen as a little strange if they don’t. In fact, some of them never seem to shut up, which makes quite the contrast when you do find a silent protagonist in a current-era game.

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