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Spike Spencer to Voice Characters in Lunar: Silver Star Harmony
LOS ANGELES, CA – Jan 14TH – It has been announced that actor Spike Spencer is to voice two characters in the Classic RPG Lunar: Silver Star Harmony, developed by Game Arts and XSEED Games, that will be released exclusively on the PSP system in Q1, 2010.
Spike will provide the voices for Nall (a small, winged creature resembling a white cat) and Eiphel (the main villain in the new Four Heroes scenario part of the game). “I really enjoyed being able to do two extremes of the voice spectrum in the same show,” said Spike. Nall’s voice is in a very high range and Eiphel’s is very low, thus showcasing the range in the actor’s voice.
Lunar: Silver Star Harmony (for the North American release) is the title of the Sony Playstation Portable remake of the Sega CD game Lunar: The Silver Star. The game, produced by GungHo Works and developed by GameArts, will be published and brought to North America by XSEED Games.
Story: Everything seems calm on the surface, but the world of Lunar is slowly devolving into chaos. The legendary Dragonmaster Dyne and his faithful companions have faded into obscurity and a shadowy figure known as the Magic Emperor begins to wreak havoc on the world created by the Goddess Althena. Meanwhile, in a small, humble village far removed from the turmoil in Lunar, lives a young man named Alex, who idolizes the legendary Dyne. Alex dreams of one day becoming the next Dragonmaster and matching the accomplishments of his life-long hero. With Ramus, his childhood friend, and with his adopted sister Luna, Alex heads off on what seems to be a meaningless adventure, unaware that it would be the first step in an epic journey with the fate of the entire world at stake.
Since it debuted over a decade ago, Lunar: Silver Star Story has continuously captivated fans with its timeless tale of love, betrayal and redemption, expertly woven into its involving gameplay and cinematic presentation. The classic masterpiece has now been reborn on the PSP as Lunar: Silver Star Harmony.
Lunar: Silver Star Harmony features all new graphics, added gameplay features, and a re-mastered soundtrack so a whole new generation of fans can experience this legendary first entry of the Lunar universe, while added story elements are sure to intrigue returning fans alike.
“This is going to be an especially exciting showcase for XSEED Games as we just announced new titles that represent what our fans have been asking for,” said Jun Iwasaki, President of XSEED Games. “We are especially excited to be releasing them in the North American market and look forward to supporting our growing fan base”.
Limited Edition version contains a soundtrack CD and a set of 13 exclusive “bromide” collector cards highlighting the girls of Lunar
A Classic RPG Brought to a New Generation of Fans – Widely acclaimed as one of the best RPGs of all time, the original Lunar is back to be experienced by a new generation of gamers
All graphics have been redone to take full advantage of the widescreen format and processing power of the PSP; Newly composed songs added to the remastered original soundtrack ensure the new audio experience is just as impressive as the graphical overhaul
Expanded Battle System – First introduced in Lunar Legend, the Arts Gauge System that allows players to unleash devastating attacks or heal party members has been implemented to add another dimension to the battle system
All-New Additional Story Elements – The beloved original story has been expanded and fleshed out with new cut-scenes and story sequences, revealing more about the four heroes and answering some of the questions left unresolved in the original
ABOUT SPIKE SPENCER: An accomplished actor, Spike Spencer has worked onscreen with such notable stars as Tommy Lee Jones, Sandra Bullock, Frank Langella, Tia Carrere, and Scott Glenn.
In the realm of voice acting he has voiced hundreds of episodes of Anime including Evangelion, Spriggan, Nadesico, Mar, Pre Tear, Code Geass 2, Buso Renkin and Bleach as well as numerous video games including World of Warcraft-The Burning Crusades, Tales of Vesperia, Trauma Center, Steambot Chronicles, and Star Ocean 2. Spike has lent his voice to many radio and television commercials and campaigns.
Spike is also an author/screenwriter and is in pre-production on his first feature film that he scripted, “Dwindle Down.”