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INTERVIEW: Michael Antonakos Stars as Alexios in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey

Born in Athens, Greece and raised in Lake Louise, Alberta, actor Michael Antonakos is the voice of Alexios in Ubisoft’s Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey, the latest game in the blockbuster series released last month. From theater, to film and television, to voice acting and motion capture– Michael has done it all! His voice can also be heard in Lord of the Rings: The Third Age, Dead Rising 4, Mass Effect Andromeda and many more. Read about his journey into acting below.

Hi Micheal, thank you for doing this interview with Defective Geeks! Tell us about Assassin’s Creed® Odyssey and your character, Alexios. What is it like being the voice of a video game franchise that so many people love?

You’re very welcome! Thank you for chatting with me.

Well, it’s a hell of a game to say the least. It all takes place in Ancient Greece around 431BCE, the beginning of Western Civilization, and the height of the Peloponnesian war between Athens and Sparta. You (the player) get choose to be a male (Alexios) or female (Kasandra), a mercenary (Ancient Greek: misthios) who can fight for both sides, while on a quest to unite their family and uncover a malign cult called the Order of The Ancients.

It was pretty cool to be a part of this incredible franchise. It comes with a lot of weight to it, but I’ve been very honored to be a part of such a massive game.

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Ep. 229 LARPs: The Series Returns!

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Elizabeth Neale returns with Jon Verrall to the show to talk about their Indiegogo campaign to launch season 2 of LARPs: The Series, which will be bigger and better! Also, we are launching a separate campaign for Elizabeth’s personal trailer and Swedish masseur. Find out what’s new with one of our favorite webseries and what kind of goodies you can get if you support their crowdfunding… #getshotinthedick.

Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy on Indiegogo

Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy is coming to the US! The filmmakers are raising money on Indiegogo in order to bring the film to the US and Canada. If they raise enough money — $125,000 within two months — backers will get to enjoy several prizes and perks, depending on how much money you put down.

There are autographed items from the cast, digital copy of the movie, a chance to get VIP tickets to the premieres and all kinds of exciting things.

Check out their Indiegogo page!

Also, read our interviews with the two main actors: Adam Sinclair of ‘Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy’ and Kristin Kreuk of ‘Irvine Welsh’s Ecstasy’.