Special effects wizard Stan Winston created the outlandish and terrifying creatures in "The Suffering," which was set in a prison on Carnate Island. The sequel takes the action to the gritty streets of Baltimore, where players once again control Torque, the death row inmate antihero of the first game. The game ships in September for PlayStation 2, Xbox and PC.
"'The Suffering' has so much depending on the performances of the entire voice cast that we just felt we could really improve the game by elevating the expectations on the performance of the voice talent," said Steve Allison, Midway's chief marketing officer.
While this is Griffith's first video game, Duncan has been very active in the space, previously working on original games like Atari's "Forgotten Realms: Demon Stone," Sony's "SOCOM II: U.S. Navy SEALs," Activision's "Soldier of Fortune" and Interplay's "Star Trek: Klingon Academy."
Duncan's feature credits include "The Green Mile" and "The Island," while Griffith stars in HBO's "Six Feet Under."
Allison said that it's not just about game play any more, but delivering a complete package -- one that includes recognizable names and talent from Hollywood.
Midway also cast an assortment of Hollywood and hip-hop talent for its upcoming arcade racing game "LA Rush," which is set for an October release. Bill Bellamy, Orlando Jones and rapper Twista headline the cast.
The racing game also includes 75 songs from 25 artists, including Lil' Kim, DJ Rap, Twista and Damian Valentine.
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