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Charlies Martinet, the voice of Mario, Narrating Bit.Trip Runner2

Posted on December 17, 2012 AT 11:23am

Last week, during a Nintendo press event, Gaijin Games announced Mario voice actor Charles Martinet would be narrating Bit.Trip Presents… Runner2: Future Legend of Rhythm Alien.

The story goes, when Martinet went in to record his lines, he delivered a few in first-person. The idea stuck, and Martinet went from playing a specific character to narrating the game.

Considering how much the Bit.Trip franchise celebrates classic, 8-bit gaming goodness, the addition of Martinet seems more than a little appropriate.

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