Robin Atkin Downes Will Not Reprise His Role as Travis in No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again

Earlier this week, devloper Grasshopper Manufacture announced a subsequent and third diversion in the No More Heroes franchise, dubbed No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Back.

Upon a proclamation and a recover of a game’s entrance trailer, people opposite a web beheld that a voice of protagonist Travis Touchdown didn’t utterly sound right, with some speculating that there had been a change in a voice actor.

Well, today, Travis Touchdown’s prior voice actor Robin Atkin Downes took to Twitter confirming that he has not reprised his purpose for a arriving game.

Robin Atkin Downes continued on Twitter retweeting fans who showed their beating after anticipating out Downes wasn’t returning, as good as drove-home a #PerformanceMatters, all while tagging a game’s renouned director Goichi “Suda51” Suda.

Why Downes isn’t returning isn’t accurately transparent during a moment, yet it appears to be associated to a ongoing SAG-AFTRA strike that reared a conduct final year. However, this hasn’t been reliable during a moment, yet it’s tough to suppose what else could be during fault.

As many fans forked out, Downes did a superb pursuit of bringing Travis Touchdown to life in a prior dual games, and in many ways is a pivotal partial of a character’s identity. However, during a same time many fans of a array didn’t even collect adult on a change in a voice actor in a entrance trailer, that is a transparent denote that during a really slightest an means deputy was found.

Downes prior work in video games is exhaustively prolonged and decorated, reprising pivotal roles in the Uncharted series, The Last of Us, Ratchet and Clank, Tomb Raider, Gears of War, Saints Row, and many, many some-more large and tiny series. He is maybe best famous yet for his work as Kazuhira Miller in Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and Metal Gear Solid Peace Walker.

No More Heroes: Travis Strikes Again is set to strike someday subsequent year exclusively on a Nintendo Switch, without Robin Atkin Downes. If we haven’t already, be certain to check out the game’s initial central collection of artwork for a glance into a game’s art direction.

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