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Audio Atrocities™ : Michigan:Report from Hell Spike / 505 Playstation 2 2005
Another day, another poorly voiced survival horror game. It's guilty-pleasure so bad-it's-good fun for some, but there's really nothing special at all about this stab at the genre. Poor audio work and frustrating gameplay were probably the major reasons it was never released in North America, leaving the "English" version as a European exclusive with budget-barrel publisher 505 Games.

There's some typically hilarious Engrish scattered amongst these clips as well. Non-native speakers were obviously used for many of the parts, with predictable results.

Exhibit A: Are you listening Becky? Don't give up...
Initially it sounds like this character is talking to some kind of dimwitted associate, but then we realize that she's not talking that way for the other party's benefit. The singsong ending to this clip confirms our fears - the "acting" simply sucks.

Exhibit B: ...in an attempt to evacwate Chicago...
Obviously this reporter felt the urgency of the information trumped the need to get the words right, and the director here apparently agreed.

Exhibit C: Ann...ANN...ANNNNNN...OH MY GAWD!
This one is a little unfair because I put together all the death reactions from this actor into one file. The progression of over-the-top grief is hard to resist.

The Rest:
Haven't had enough? Here's some additional clips for your amusement:
Clip 4, Clip 5, Clip 6, Clip 7, Clip 8, Clip 9, Clip 10, Clip 11, Clip 12, Clip 13, Clip 14, Clip 15 Clip 16, Clip 17, Clip 18, Clip 19, Clip 20, Clip 21, Clip 22, Clip 23, Clip 24, Clip 25 Clip 26, Clip 27, Clip 28, Clip 29, Clip 30, Clip 31, Clip 32, Clip 33, Clip 34, Clip 35 Clip 36, Clip 37, Clip 38, Clip 39


“...in an attempt to evacwate Chicago...”
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