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Five of the Best: Guest stars

The triple-A-list.

A photo showing a close-up of the actor Tim Curry in uniform for Red Alert 3. He played a Russian commander. It was hilarious.
Image credit: Electronic Arts

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It's not that unusual to have a big-name actor in a game now. I think it's because more actors understand games, and they understand how potentially profile-boosting they can be if you land a part in a very popular one. And as more blockbuster games push performance capture, and fully-voiced games become a kind of standard, the demand for them - for actors - has never been higher.

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