Mark Hamill and Many Other Stars Voicing Master of Orion Reboot

Master of Orion enters Early Access on February 26.

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World of Tanks developer Wargaming's upcoming Master of Orion reboot has a pretty impressive voice cast. The publisher has announced the lineup of voice talent for the game, and it includes people Mark Hamill (Star Wars), Alan Tudyk (Star Wars Rogue One), Michael Dorn (Star Trek), and Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street). Prolific video game voice actors Troy Baker, Nolan North, and Roger Craig Smith also have parts in the game.

"Having some of the most iconic science fiction, horror, and video game voice talent lending their skills to the game only helps us realize this amazing universe in even more exciting ways," developer WG Labs director of product vision Chris Keeling said in a statement.

It was also announced that Master of Orion will will launch through Steam Early Access on February 26. Additionally, a $50 Collector's Edition will be available on that date through Steam and GOG, though it's not immediately clear what is included with this premium version.

Wargaming is promising enhanced visuals that will "breathe new life into the vast galaxy available to explore and conquer, as well as give new personality to the many races which call it home."

Other key features include "a revamped user interface, an orchestral score from the original game's composer, new user tutorials, and more."

Credited with being a pioneer of the Explore, Expand, Exploit, and Exterminate (4X) genre, Masters of Orion was first released in 1993 for MS-DOS and Mac. The game tasks player with using politics or force to lead a chosen race to galactic dominance.

Master of Orion Voice Cast:

  • Troy Baker (The Last of Us)

Klackon Advisor and Psilon Emperor

  • John Kassir (Tales from the Crypt)

Alkari Advisor and additional voices

  • JB Blanc (Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy TV Series)

Bulrathi Advisor, Meklar Advisor, and additional voices

  • Misty Lee (Star Wars: Battlefront)

Silicoid Advisor

  • Sara Cravens (Halo 5: Guardians)

Additional voices

  • Sumalee Montano (Fallout 4)

Terran Advisor

  • Kat Cressida (Fallout 4)

Mrrshan Empress

  • Nolan North (Uncharted Series)

Darlok Emperor and Sakkra Emperor

  • John de Lancie (Star Trek: The Next Generation)

Human Emperor

  • Dwight Shultz (Star Trek: The Next Generation)

GNN Anchor

  • Michael Dorn (Star Trek: The Next Generation)

Narrator

  • Roger Craig Smith (Regular Show)

Sakkra Advisor

  • Robert Englund (Nightmare on Elm Street)

Terran Emperor

  • Fred Tatasciore (Family Guy)

Bulrathi Emperor and Silicoid Emperor

  • Nika Futterman (Star Craft II: Legacy of the Void)

Darlok Advisor and Mrrshan Advisor

  • Alan Tudyk (Firefly)

Psilon Advisor

  • Jean Gilpin (Halo 5: Guardians)

Klackon Empress

  • Kari Wahlgren (Rick and Morty)

Human Advisor and GNN Anchor

  • Mark Hamill (Star Wars saga)

Alkari Emperor

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