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The Stanley Parable’s Narrator added to Dota 2 as an announcer

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Posted on May 15, 2014 AT 01:45pm

The Stanley Parable’s narrator is now a Dota 2 announcer, creator Davey Wreden told Polygon.

Voiced by Kevan Brighting, the dry British wit of The Stanley Parable’s narrator joins Bastion’s narrator (Logan Cunningham, also the voice of Transistor in Supergiant’s upcoming Transistor), Half-Life 2’s Dr. Kleiner, and Portal’s GLaDOS (among others).

According to Wreden, “the pack inserts the Narrator and his particular brand of sardonic meta-commentary into Dota 2, rendering the game not only understandable but even downright accessible to the common layperson.”

The Stanley Parable originally launched in 2011, but was rereleased in 2013 as a high-def remake. The game is currently available on Windows PC and Mac OS X for $7.49 (normally $14.99). The Narrator’s Dota 2 announcer pack, meanwhile, is $10, though Valve is offering a 10 percent discount for the first 48 hours of its sale.

Chris Holzworth, News Editor
Chris Holzworth has wanted to write about games all his life. He first cut his teeth writing for enthusiast sites such as RPGFan, and after writing for just about every other enthusiast website he could came across, wound up as EGM's east coast news correspondent (read: editorial intern, a fancy phrase for "slave") before relocating to LA to serve as news editor. [Meet the rest of the crew]

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