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Comparision of the voice over actors who have been the voice of E-123 Omega with sound clips and images.
E-123 Omega is the last in the E-series of robots created by Dr. Eggman. He has a deep hatred for Eggman, who locked Omega up in a cold, dark room for years, and now wants to destroy all of Eggman's other robots so he can be the best. He's a member of Team Dark with Shadow and Rouge.

Omega was voiced by Jon St. John in his debut appearance, Sonic Heroes. When the cast was replaced, Maddie Blaustein became Omega's voice from 2005 until her death. However, during development, the lines she recorded for Shadow the Hedgehog were replaced by Greg Weber. It was necessary to redo Omega's lines, but since she was unavailable, Jeff Kramer at Webtone Productions in San Francisco, California. Her voice was, however, heard in the finished product of Sonic 2006. When SEGA began using a Los Angeles-based voice cast starting with Sonic Colors, Vic Mignogna took over as Omega.

Created by NCZ on Thu Aug 19 2010, 146 Comments, Add Comment
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Sonic Heroes (2004)
E-123 OmegaJon St John
Jon St John
Shadow the Hedgehog (2005)
E-123 OmegaJeff Kramer
Jeff Kramer
Sonic the Hedgehog (2006)
E-123 OmegaMaddie Blaustein
Maddie Blaustein
Sonic Colors (2010)
E-123 OmegaVic Mignogna
Vic Mignogna

EDITOR'S OPINION

Thanks to the special effects, Jeff Kramer sounds very similar to Jon St. John, so it's hard to choose! I also like how Vic Mignogna's Omega sounds slightly different from the others, making his more unique. The weakest performance is in Sonic 2006. The lack of vocal processing makes Omega sounds stiff, and even though he's a robot, it just comes off as awkward since he could emote well in previous entries. Clearly, the vocal processing was a factor in this, because with it, I'm sure Maddie would've sounded a lot better. At the end of the day, they're all great. (Sonic 06 aside...)


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sonic747954
said at 9:53 AM on Thu Aug 21 2014
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jon no doubt about it
HienFan
said at 6:31 AM on Tue May 6 2014
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1 Jon
2 Jeff
3 Vic
4 Maddie
HienFan
said at 3:42 AM on Fri Aug 1 2014
@HienFan On a note: Maddie sounds very similar to a robot on an obscure Japan only PS1 game I have it's not exactly a good thing for either
HienFan
said at 10:03 PM on Tue Jan 21 2014
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Why is Maddie Blaustein not on the vote?
BlueSkySlash
said at 1:01 PM on Sun May 4 2014
@HienFan

Now she is.
HienFan
said at 6:30 AM on Tue May 6 2014
@BlueSkySlash She once was I think then she vanished and now she's back
Crystal Chaotix 3
said at 10:05 AM on Tue Jan 14 2014
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John St. John: Sounds fantastic. Became an Omega fan not just because of how awesome Omega is but this voice was a hell of a lot of fun imitating and listening too.

Jeff Kramer: Still really fun to hear. In some ways more so honestly. I'm really liking his voice actors.

Maddie Blaustein: She sounded great in the Winter Olympics. She has a huge list of convincing male voices under her belt. It's really impressive stuff. It's too bad they changed the software for her 06 voice. And yes, may she rest in peace.

Vic Mignogna: Sounds a lot deeper. I really enjoy that too. A bit like he has water in his system, which I'm oddly okay with. This is going to be a tough choice.

I suppose I'll have to choose John since Vic has only done Colors DS and the Olympics so far as Omega. I need to hear a more adamant speaking role from him.
chaosincarnate
said at 1:30 PM on Sun Dec 29 2013
1-: John St John: The coolest voice for the character, and he had a lot of passion in the delivery too. He also had the advantage of having the best effects for the role and most material, hands down.
2-: Jeff Kramer: The voice is literally the exact same as John's, but the delivery feels a bit more stilted.
3-: Vic Mignola: Incredibly unique and could become my favorite with more material, but it seems that isn't happening anytime soon, unfortunately.
4-: Maddie Blaustein: Poor Maddie, they really screwed up the effects on this one. Would it really have been that hard to continue what they were doing, Jeff Kramer sounded fine in Shadow's game. RIP Maddie.
austinslashlavaboy
said at 7:30 PM on Thu Dec 5 2013
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Jon St John: Nice start for omega. cool robot tone, but it sounds too monotone to me.

Jeff Kramer: better voice. It does sound slower, but it's no longer monotone.

Maddie Blaustine: Could either be the same as Kramer (Olympics) or it could be the worst voice actor for omega (I blame the voice directors of sonic 06). R.I.P.

Vic Mignogna (cool name): this guy, along with the editing software, make omega sound more distorted and much cooler.

My favorite voice for omega has gotta be Mignogna.
BigBossMan538
said at 7:05 PM on Fri Nov 22 2013
I dunno, I think all of Omega's voices are good. Yes, I like Maddie's performance as of late. John's and Jeff's voices are so similar and kind of blend together but I think Vic's reigns supreme because the deeper voice makes Omega more menacing which fits his personality being thirsty for Eggman's blood.
BlueSkySlash
said at 12:41 PM on Sun Nov 10 2013
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I'm going to update my thoughts on the Omega voices since this comparison has changed since the last time I said my piece.

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I prefer Jon St. John the most out of all of them. The voice sounds robotic, but pretty cool at the same time. I feels this voice has the best balance of different robot-like character interpretations for me, so that's my reason for choosing Jon.

Vic Mignogna is the 2nd best for me. While it sounds similar to the other voices, it has a unique sound to it that makes Omega more intimidating then before. Pretty impressive voice overall.

In Shadow the Hedgehog (voiced by Maddie Blaustein and Jeff Kramer), Omega's line delivery was a little too stilted for my liking. I know Omega's a robot and all, but the way the lines were said sounded a bit too unnatural for me. Otherwise, this voice was pretty good. I'm glad these clips were simply recycled in Mario and Sonic Winter Olympics, and Sega didn't reuse the Sonic 06 voice effects for Omega (which I'll get to below...).

And here's the last voice to bring up. The vocal effects in Sonic 06 made Maddie Blaustein sound very awkward and bland. It's a shame Sega practically butchered Omega's voice and personality in that game. But at least it was a long time ago and probably won't be brought back again.

So that's it. I still favor Jon St. John in general, but the other voices (Sonic 06 aside) had some good in them too.
Toady_12
said at 4:28 AM on Thu Nov 7 2013
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That's wierd, Maddie isn't in the poll
Zekewars010
said at 7:21 AM on Wed Oct 30 2013
1. Mignogna

2. Blaustein

3. Kramer

4. St John
HyperVoiceActing
said at 6:33 AM on Mon Oct 21 2013
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Omega, one of my favorite characters.

I'm kinda stuck between John St John and Vic
Adjeras
said at 12:55 PM on Sun Oct 20 2013
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I'd go with Vic. He actually has a very unique voice.
Silence
said at 1:50 PM on Sat Oct 19 2013
1. Jon St. John
2. Vic Migogna
3. Jeff Kramer
4. Maddie Blaustein
Ross123
said at 12:01 PM on Sat Oct 19 2013
Jon vs Jeff vs Vic. Man all these voices are good it's hard 2 pick but i'll go for Jon since he made the character what he is.

Maddie is not Omega but would do not bad as a different robot.
Ross123
said at 9:57 AM on Tue Dec 3 2013
Now I feel stupid for not knowing that Maddie's been dead for 5 years. Looks like I'll be made fun of & be told that I have no respect. If any1 does say that then, RIP Maddie.
Galactic_Cyrus
said at 10:09 AM on Mon Oct 7 2013
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Maddie's not on the poll....
SpongeBat1
said at 1:09 PM on Sat Oct 5 2013
I actually thought Maddie did a good robot voice. Just not a good Omega voice.
Soldierkei
said at 12:11 PM on Fri Sep 27 2013
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Giving it to Duke Nukem
EdAndAl2345
said at 6:37 PM on Sat Sep 14 2013
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i love u vic mignonga
E_Granderson37
said at 3:10 PM on Sat Aug 31 2013
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I hope to hear more from Vic Soon hopefully Omega is in Lost World or maybe that 3rd title Game
TrueMyriad
said at 10:54 AM on Sun Aug 4 2013
Vic Mignogna for the win.He sounds so fluent as a robot with a hint of pride and feeling in his voice.
Jon St.John sounds like a robot too, but very lifeless and dull.
Jeff Kramer is okay, but his voice is pretty scratchy.
Maddie Blaustein actually improved over time, and at least she tried sounding like a living being.
chaosincarnate
said at 11:59 PM on Mon Jun 24 2013
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I like Vic Mignola a lot. He sounds like the most unique Omega voice without deviating too much from how he should sound ( looking at you, 06 Omega!) It's a shame Vic hardly had any lines. I heard a rumor that Omega may end up being retired like Big. John St. John and Jeff Kramer are tied for my favorite Omega voice. They sound exactly alike, with the same effects and everything, but Jeff speaks a little slower. Mddie is obviously my least favorite, but I don't neccesarily think it's her fault. I think they messed up editing her voice.

Overall, I voted for John St. John over Jeff Kramer for speaking a little faster and being the original voice. Like most of the new cast, Vic Mignogna could easily become my favorite if I hear more from him, and Maddie is my least favorite.
Mephilesthelight358
said at 9:28 AM on Wed Jun 26 2013
@chaosincarnate Well did you know that Jon St. John also voiced Duke Nukem? That's one out of ten reasons why I voted for him.
chaosincarnate
said at 4:37 PM on Wed Jun 26 2013
@Mephilesthelight358 of course I do. It's his most famous role. Can you imagine John St John using Duke's quotes while voicing Big or Omega? That would be amazing :p
Mephilesthelight358
said at 8:33 AM on Thu Jun 27 2013
@chaosincarnate They should fire Vic and bring back Jon and have him say some quotes from Duke Nukem in gameplay.
chaosincarnate
said at 8:00 PM on Thu Jun 27 2013
@Mephilesthelight358 What's so bad about Vic's performance? He hardly had any lines, so it's a bit pre-mature to want him fired. Just saying.
Mephilesthelight358
said at 9:05 AM on Fri Jun 28 2013
@chaosincarnate Theirs nothing wrong with him, it's just that I like Jon better as Omega. Jon gave Omega the revenge-driven and tough tone.
TrueMyriad
said at 4:02 PM on Tue Aug 20 2013
@Mephilesthelight358 granted Jon St.John's voice as Duke Nukem was as flat as a robot's voice. Besides, do you know who you are really comparing Jon St. John to, this is Vic Mignogna, the voice of Broly, Edward Elric, Nagato, and millions of others, he has an infinite array of voices to choose from for Omega. Actually, think about it, compared to Jon St. John, Vic Mignogna is a legend in voice acting and must never be turned down.
Mephilesthelight358
said at 2:23 PM on Mon Aug 26 2013
@TrueMyriad Well, even though what you say is true, he isn't doing that good at Omega as Jon St. John did. If I were in charge of SEGA, I could turn Vic down with no hesitations.
TrueMyriad
said at 6:36 AM on Fri Oct 4 2013
@Mephilesthelight358 maybe he needs more time to adjust to the role. Or maybe SEGA needs a new voice director.
Mephilesthelight358
said at 4:54 PM on Fri Oct 4 2013
@TrueMyriad Maybe.
Nightmare Crusher
said at 12:17 PM on Thu Jun 20 2013
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I like Jon St. John the best. Jeff sounded very close to Jon so he's good. Maddie really got dragged down by Sonic 06, she sounds like Gamma in Sonic X and that is not a good thing. I put Vic in second place because he was slightly more original than Jeff or Maddie. By the way, Maddie isn't a choice on the poll for some reason.
Mephilesthelight358
said at 2:51 PM on Fri May 31 2013
Okay hers my opinional rankings and why

1. Jon St. John- Okay he was the original Omega first off, Second, he had really awesome lines that he voiced very well.

2. Jeff Kramer- He came in a close second because he sounds almost exactly like Jon.

3. Maddie Blaustein- She did well but not as well as the other 2, but I liked her when she played Chef Kawasaki in Kirby Right Back at Ya!(Or at least I think it was her) Anyway R.I.P. Maddie

4. Vic Mignogna- Okay the reason is because Vic didn't even capture Omega's tone whatsoever, unlike the other VAs. So yeah because of that, he's at the bottom of my list, like the other LA voice actors.

If you have a different opinion from mine, that is AOK, but if you disagree in a super harsh way like saying, "Oh, this voice actor sucks dick.", I will personally report you for spam.
chaosincarnate
said at 2:17 AM on Fri Jun 7 2013
@Mephilesthelight358 Oh really? You usually respond to people's opinions on voice actors in a rude way, just because you disagree with them. If anything, trolls like you should be reported for spam.
Mephilesthelight358
said at 7:24 AM on Fri Jun 7 2013
@chaosincarnate I don't troll and Omega is way more different. Plus, whenever I input my opinion, you respond in a rude way, so I counterattack. So as long as you don't start it, I won't either.
Mephilesthelight358
said at 8:07 PM on Fri Jun 7 2013
@chaosincarnate Plus, I have now changed.
austinslashlavaboy
said at 2:36 PM on Wed Jan 1 2014
@Mephilesthelight358 How have you changed exactly? You're never going change. You'll always be the exact opposite of me. Besides if you always stick to the original voice actors, that's ok, but HATING MOST OF THE NEW VOICE ACTORS IS JUST AN INSULT! (unless it's cindy robinson) GET USED TO THE NEW VOICE ACTORS ALREADY!!!!!! sorry if I offend you.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 2:40 PM on Wed Jan 1 2014
@austinslashlavaboy dude this comment was made over half a year ago
BlueSkySlash
said at 6:13 PM on Sun May 12 2013
Okay, I'm a little confused.

So it turns out Andrew Rannells never voiced Omega period, but Jeff Kramer did in Shadow the Hedgehog?

Does this mean he did Omega's voice in Mario and Sonic at the Winter Olympics also? Maddie Blaustein is still credited as Omega for that game on this site.

Hope this gets sorted out for good soon.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 6:42 PM on Sun May 12 2013
@BlueSkySlash Here's how it went down.

Maddie Blaustein originally recorded Omega's dialogue for Shadow. There were some technical issues and she was unavailable for rerecording, so Jeff Kramer filled in for her. This explains her comment below; she probably wasn't aware that her dialogue had been replaced (or she was referring to being cast a few years ago).

These recordings, as well as some of Maddie's, were used in Winter Olympics.
BlueSkySlash
said at 4:54 PM on Wed May 15 2013
@NCZ This makes better sense. Thanks for the explanation.
SpongeBat1
said at 8:07 PM on Tue Jun 11 2013
@NCZ That explains why Andrew's take on Gamma sounded nothing like Omega.
Mrguy22594
said at 9:29 PM on Sat Apr 6 2013
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I'm betting the minute Dr. Eggman calls Omega worthless Omega will end up going into one Edward Elric's short rants.
Metabad
said at 3:52 PM on Fri Jan 3 2014
@Mrguy22594 Either that or Eggman will try to flee, only for Omega to crush his pod with him still inside.
coolgeek176
said at 9:07 PM on Thu Apr 4 2013
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I'm going with Vic Mignogna.
MilanTheVillain01
said at 4:07 AM on Thu Mar 21 2013
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So, what have learnt this week, kids?

I learnt that Brian Drummond voiced Knuckles in Sonic Underground.
& Maddie Blaustein voiced Omega in Shadow the Hedgehog.


So, you see, kids? You DO learn something new everyday!
MrParadox
said at 12:11 PM on Tue Mar 26 2013
@MilanTheVillain01 I was wondering why Maddie's clip in Mario & Sonic at the Olympics sounds suspiciously similar to "Andrew's" clip in Shadow the Hedgehog.

Anyway, I want to change what I said earlier about Maddie, after hearing her performance in Shadow the Hedgehog more, I have to say that she did good for bad directing and it didn't sound as slow as I originally thought.
chaosincarnate
said at 10:16 PM on Wed Mar 20 2013
Eh... they all kinda sound the same, with the exception of the 06 performance. I guess john wins, since he was the first person to do the voice.
Toady_12
said at 7:37 PM on Mon Mar 18 2013
Really Maddie Blaustein did Omega in Shadow the Hedgehog?
NCZ (Admin)
said at 7:43 PM on Mon Mar 18 2013
@Toady_12 This post implies pretty strongly that she did:
http://www.serebiiforums.com/showthread.php?116935-Ask-Maddie-Blaustein-Q-amp-A-with-Meowth&p=4720220#post4720220

One thing's for sure, it wasn't Andrew Rannells. People simply assumed it was since he did Gamma.
Toady_12
said at 7:47 PM on Mon Mar 18 2013
@NCZ Thanks
Case
said at 4:51 AM on Sun Feb 10 2013
Gonna rate Jon St. John First here. He has the right kind of delivery and tone for the character, it sounds robotic while still being quick and snappy when appropriate.

Maddie Blaustien's performance was very similar to Jon St. John's and in terms of character, fit very well, even if the vocal processing did not.

Andrew Rannell's omega I thought sounds much more stiff and awkward, not to mention slow in terms of delivery.

Vic Mignogna I'm going to place last, as his tone is so strange sounding and velarized, and stiffer than Rannell's.
TheTrueYuma
said at 2:24 AM on Sat Jan 5 2013
1. Jon St. John - Duke Nukem was perfect for a big, powerful, revenge-driven robot.
2. Vic Mignogna - Easily a worthy successor to Jon as he gets the character down as well as Jon did.
3. Andrew Rannellls - Out of all the 4Kids voice actors, he made the character that he voice sound closest to the VA from the non 4Kids games.
4. Maddie Blaustein - Just bleh.
skeletonking1234
said at 10:48 PM on Sun Dec 30 2012
all of them sound exactly alike in almost every single way so this is probably one of the hardest compares for me. I can't really go with Blaustein because she didn't really do that well in 06 and in the Winter Olympics she only got one line. I never really cared for Jon St. John's performance let alone cared for Sonic Heroes voice acting in general. It's either between Mignogna or Rannells and while I do and still do enjoy Rannells performance, I prefer Mignogna just due to having the most interesting of the voices, somewhat low and similar to Jon St. Johns but sounding similar to Rannells, getting a good mixture of both.
Animefan98
said at 6:29 PM on Fri Dec 14 2012
Jon: No comment
Andrew: A little too much emotion, but better than Jon.
Maddie ('06): Not convincing
Maddie ('09): Much better than her previous voice
Vic: Phony-sounding, but in a good way

Overall, I'm going to go with Vic Mignogna, with the late Maddie Blaustein as a close second.
Bryton
said at 8:53 AM on Mon Nov 26 2012
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Question: Wouldn't it have been a smarter casting choice to have Vic Mignogna play Sonic since he's already kind of famous for playing a cocky, stubborn, smart mouthed 15 year old hero?

Anyway, his Omega sounds cool but my favorite voice is Jon.
MrParadox
said at 1:36 AM on Tue Sep 18 2012
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I feel that Duke Nukem himself does the best performance as Omega. He really sounds like a big, huge robot that does have a robotic feel while at the same time doesn't sound flat or monotonic.

Andrew does a good job, I do feel that the slower voice of Omega does ruin his performance a little.

Maddie was weak, doesn't really sound like a robot and it felt really slow. A shame since she had a lot of potential with her wide range but it wasn't really her fault. Thankfully, her next performance was a huge step in the right direction.

Vic only had a couple of lines to say so I can't really comment on it. I'll probably update it if he shows up in another game.
MilanTheVillain01
said at 11:56 PM on Tue Sep 11 2012
My ranks for Omega.

# 1 - Vic Mignogna.
# 2 - Jon St. John.
# 3 - Andrew Rannells.
# 4 - Maddie Blaustein.
MilanTheVillain01
said at 6:11 PM on Fri Mar 29 2013
@MilanTheVillain01 # 1 - Vic Mignogna.
# 2 - Jon St. John.
# 3 - Maddie Blaustein (Shadow/Winter Games).
# 4 - Maddie Blaustein ('06).
MilanTheVillain01
said at 8:22 PM on Sun Apr 28 2013
@MilanTheVillain01

# 1 - Vic Mignogna.
# 2 - Jon St. John.
# 3 - Jeff Kramer.
# 4 - Maddie Blaustein.
jonhardwick
said at 10:47 AM on Sat Aug 18 2012
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is it just me or does the lines Blaunstein says in the Sonic Mario game sound like some of the lines Rannels said in shadow the hedgehog.
Torak
said at 5:06 AM on Mon Aug 6 2012
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Yeah, they all sound pretty similar alright: but I'm going for Jon St John since he originated the role.

Otherwise I thought everyone was good (Aside Maddie in '06)
AJW98productions
said at 10:34 AM on Mon Jul 16 2012
Jon St John and Andrew Rannels are both my favourites, but my favourite character model of E123 Omega is the Sonic Heroes one
ZigTheHunter
said at 5:13 AM on Sun Jul 1 2012
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They all sound the same!!! well except for 06's that one makes me cringe, but that could be said of the game in general.

Anyways its basically a tie between the four, but I give it to John for his performance had the most charm, though Vic might overcome him if Sega remember Omega exists.
MilanTheVillain01
said at 5:06 AM on Fri May 25 2012
"Thank you. Target sighted. Function offline. Requesting assistance".
nationalguard5
said at 12:44 AM on Sun Mar 25 2012
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Sensors locked on Eggman. Non-compliant intruders will be destroyed.
TheBlackHawk
said at 6:09 PM on Thu Apr 19 2012
@nationalguard5 Yes. Just, yes. B-)

said at 11:37 AM on Wed Feb 29 2012
The Sonic Heroes voice will ALWAYS win, I swear!
SonicRyan1992
said at 6:11 AM on Tue Dec 13 2011
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DUKE!!!! won.
AMT
said at 1:55 PM on Sun Dec 11 2011
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Am I the only one who thought Omega sounded a little "demonic" in the London Olympic games? ._.
MilanTheVillain01
said at 3:50 AM on Thu Jan 12 2012
@AMT You're not the only one, mate. That menacing tone that Vic Mignogna puts into Omega's voice when says, "Warning" in the London Olympics scared the hell outta me.
pokemastanumba1
said at 1:39 PM on Fri Dec 2 2011
I'm even on this one as well.
Mephilez
said at 7:13 PM on Thu Nov 24 2011
I would vote all
Pretty even

But if you hear the tone/pitch each one gives.... I would vote

1 Maddie Blaustein 06
2 Andrew
3 Vic

If all 3 were combined, it would be perfect
Madness Abe
said at 9:31 PM on Tue Nov 22 2011
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Hard to believe Jon was Big the Cat. It's even weirder to know that he was Duke Nukem!
RabidSonicFan
said at 6:58 PM on Wed Nov 16 2011
I can't really say much because they all sound the same... except for Maddie in Sonic 06, when they apparently forgot to process her voice.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 7:14 PM on Wed Nov 16 2011
@RabidSonicFan I'm thinking they meant to do that. The lack of processing combined with Omega's stiff, clunky motions make it apparent Sega wanted to have him be more "robotic". He doesn't have the effect in the Japanese version either, while he does in his other appearances.
Fulgore2005
said at 4:22 AM on Thu Oct 6 2011
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In Mario and Sonic, Maddie sounds very identical to Andrew Rannell's Omega. So it's a split between Maddie's M&S performance and Andrew's.
itsover9000
said at 6:17 PM on Mon Aug 15 2011
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Maddi sounds like Cleveland from family guy in 06
Belial Edge
said at 5:27 AM on Mon Jul 4 2011
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Vic Mignogna eh? There's already Travis Willingham, Laura Bailey, Kate Higgins, Troy Baker, Michelle Ruff, Cindy Robinson, Kirk Thornton, Karen Strassman, Jouji Nakata, Kouji Yusa, Daisuke Ono, Ryou Hirohashi, Ryouko Shiraishi, Dan Green, and Hekiru Shiina....(Those are names VERY WELL KNOWN IN ANIME)

ALL WE NEED LEFT IS JOHNNY YONG BOSCH, YURI LOWENTHAL, STEVEN BLUM, AND NORIO WAKAMOTO AND THE LIST IS COMPLETE FOR SEGA EPICNESS IN CASTING XD
Belial Edge
said at 11:39 AM on Mon Jul 4 2011
@Belial Edge ****, I FORGOT TO MENTION CRISPIN FREEMAN
Ninjaman15
said at 12:40 PM on Sat Jul 9 2011
@Belial Edge In general, all of those all-star voice actors/actresses are extremely talented in the area, but at the same time, they have been re-used for anime and video games for too long now... At least that's what I think. This is a newer generation, right? What I suggest is that some of the dubbing companies such as Studiopolis try to find new, decent voice talent, no matter how hard the job is... But if other people want to continue living off of how cheap the companies can be, I suppose that's fine as well.
AMT
said at 6:03 PM on Sat Jul 9 2011
@Ninjaman15 I TOTOALLY agree! Thats exactly what I said! They're very talented but theyre pretty much taking over all animated voice roles, and it gets kinda boring, cuz u recognize the voices and theres only so many voices they can do! Thats partly the reason i was pissed when they replaced 4kids, they had some very unique voices, very good voices that most ppl dont get to hear a lot if animated series. For example, I like Laura Bailey, but when she plays little girls, she's always has that bratty girl voice thats so easy to point out now since I hear it so often, that it kinda bugs me...
Belial Edge
said at 3:19 AM on Fri Oct 14 2011
@AMT
I came up with this for the Sonic Cast if things changed once more.

Sonic the Hedgehog:
Jun'ichi Kanemaru/Masami Kikuchi(13-14)/Miyuki Sawashiro(10-12): (Japanese),
Roger Craig Smith(18)/Jason Anthony Griffith(15-17)/Ryan Drummond(13-14)/Jaleel White(10-12): (English)

Sonic the Werehog:
Tomokazu Seki: (Japanese), Jason Anthony Griffith: (English)

Miles "Tails" Prower:
Ryou Hirohashi: (Japanese), Kate Higgins(11)/Amy Palant(8-10): (English)

Knuckles the Echidna:
Nobutoshi Kanna: (Japanese), Dan Green: (English)

Shadow the Hedgehog:
Kouji Yusa: (Japanese), Jason Anthony Griffith: (English)

Rouge the Bat:
Rumi Ochiai: (Japanese), Karen Strassman: (English)

E-123 Omega:
Taiten Kusunoki: (Japanese), Vic Mignogna: (English)

Amy Rose:
Taeko Kawata: (Japanese), Liza Ortiz: (English)

Cream the Rabbit:
Sayaka Aoki: (Japanese), Rebecca Honig: (English)

Big the Cat:
Takashi Nagasako: (Japanese), Kyle Hebert: (English)

Espio the Chameleon:
Yuuki Masuda: (Japanese), David Wills: (English)

Vector the Crocodile:
Kenta Miyake: (Japanese), Keith Silverstein: (English)

Charmy Bee:
Youko Teppouzuka: (Japanese), Colleen O'Shaughnessey: (English)

Silver the Hedgehog:
Daisuke Ono: (Japanese), Johnny Yong Bosch: (English)

Blaze the Cat:
Nao Takamori: (Japanese), Bella Hudson: (English)

Marine the Raccoon:
Miyuki Sawashiro: (Japanese), Luci Christian: (English)

Jet the Hawk:
Daisuke Kishio: (Japanese), Darrel Guilbeau: (English)

Wave the Swallow:
Chie Nakamura: (Japanese), Laura Bailey: (English)

Storm the Albatross:
Kenji Nomura: (Japanese), Travis Willingham: (English)

Shade the Echidna:
Maaya Sakamoto: (Japanese), Jennifer Hale: (English)

Nack the Weasel:
Tomokazu Sugita: (Japanese), Kirk Thornton: (English)

Scourge the Hedgehog:
Jun'ichi Kanemaru: (Japanese), Jason Anthony Griffith/Roger Craig Smith(Anti-Sonic): (English)

Anti-Miles "Tails" Prower:
Ryou Hirohashi: (Japanese), Kate Higgins: (English)

Fiona Fox:
Yuu Kobayashi: (Japanese), Wendee Lee: (English)

Spion Porquil:
Kouki Uchiyama: (Japanese), Yuri Lowenthal: (English)

Techno the Hedgehog:
Satoshi Hino: (Japanese), Bryce Papenbrook: (English)

Katou the Wolf:
Shin'ichirou Miki: (Japanese), Quinton Flynn: (English)

Ashura the Hedgehog:
Yuuichi Nakamura: (Japanese), Bret Iwan: (English)

Nazou:
Tetsuya Kakihara: (Japanese), Tony Anselmo: (English)
Belial Edge
said at 3:05 AM on Thu Nov 10 2011
@Belial Edge Update, changed these voices:

Ashura the Hedgehog:
Yuuichi Nakamura: (Japanese), Daniel Southworth: (English)

Techno the Hedgehog:
Satoshi Hino: (Japanese), Sam Riegel: (English)

Nazou:
Tetsuya Kakihara: (Japanese), Sean Schemmel: (English)
Belial Edge
said at 11:56 PM on Thu Nov 10 2011
@Belial Edge another update:

Knuckles the Echidna:
Nobutoshi Kanna: (Japanese), Travis Willingham: (English)

Rouge the Bat:
Rumi Ochiai: (Japanese), Laura Bailey: (English)

Wave the Swallow:
Chie Nakamura: (Japanese), Karen Strassman: (English)

Storm the Albatross:
Kenji Nomura: (Japanese), Dan Green: (English)

Aww English Knuckles and Rouge are "married" :3
Belial Edge
said at 12:01 AM on Fri Nov 11 2011
@Belial Edge and a more clear update on Sonic:

Sonic the Hedgehog:
Jun'ichi Kanemaru
Masami Kikuchi(13-14)
Miyuki Sawashiro(5-12, Female Form): (Japanese),
Roger Craig Smith(19)
Jason Anthony Griffith(15-18)
Ryan Drummond(13-14)
Jaleel White(10-12)
Luci Christian(5-11, Female Form): (English)
Belial Edge
said at 5:22 AM on Mon Jul 4 2011
One thing to note to all those that don't like Maddie Blaustein's voice...

Omega's seiyuu Taiten Kusunoki did a similar tone in the JPN versions of 06, so don't think that new voice tone was only exclusive in America here.
Still, like with the ENG voice, they switched it back.
SmartyBoyboy
said at 8:26 PM on Mon Jun 27 2011
1. Andy - He's improved manifold from Gamma from Sonic X
2. John
3. Maddie - The sample in Sonic'06 sounds terrible, but it got better by the other game. (btw, r.i.p)
4. Vic - good, but sound less robotic than the other ones.
Truesonic
said at 7:33 PM on Thu Jun 23 2011
I'm not sure about Vic like said before while the voice is less altered I don't think it's unique If Omega appears in future games and we heard this voice more often It would sound a little deep I just don't like the effects they used for Vic's Omega voice :/

Perhaps they can tone down the effects a little more in the next game Omega appears in I don't think it would work hearing him sound like this in future games (no offence to Vic or anything He's a great actor) ._.
NintendoNate25
said at 8:18 PM on Wed Jun 15 2011
With the exception of the '06 voice, I think all 4 of 'em did good. However, if I were to rank them...

1. Vic Mignogna - What I like about his voice is how he can make it sound really similar to the original three, but still put his own spin on it.
2. Jon St. John - Being the first voice, and a good one at that, I had to rank him pretty high. He set the mold for the other voices.
3. Andrew Rannells - I was surprised when I found out that was him in "Shadow the Hedgehog". He sounds a lot like Jon St. John and is MUCH better than that horrible Gamma voice in "Sonic X" (although I blame the voice director on that one).
4. Maddie Blaustein - Her voice in "Sonic '06" was pretty terrible, but I think she sounds much better in "M&S". RIP
TheBlackHawk
said at 12:16 PM on Sun May 15 2011
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1. Jon St. John - His Omega voice was deep, monotoned, and naturally paced.
2. Vic Mignogna - Despite sounding different (due to the Nintendo DS's limitations), his voice most closely matched Jon St. John's, in my opinion.
3. Andrew Rannells - His voice was similar to Jon St. John's, but was slightly higher-pitched and slower to sound more robotic.
4. Maddie/Adam Blaustein - Much like Rannells in Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Winter Games, but not very fitting in Sonic 'O6.
Nick102
said at 6:04 PM on Wed May 11 2011
Man, I have no idea how to rate voices when it comes to cold, monotone robots. To be honest, any one of them wouldn't make much of a difference to me. I'd probably only leave out Maddie Blaustein in '06 for sounding too much like Orbot in Unleashed.
NintendoNate25
said at 11:54 PM on Thu May 5 2011
With the exception of the '06 voice, I think all 4 of 'em did good. However, if I were to rank them...

1. Vic Mignogna - What I like about his voice is how he can make Omega's voice sound like the original three, but sill put his own spin on it.
2. Jon St. John - Being the first voice, and a good one at that, I had to rank him pretty high. He set the mold for the other voices.
3. Maddie Blaustein - While the '06 voice was pretty bad, I think she did good in M&S. RIP
4. Andrew Rannels - I was surprised when I found out that was him in Shadow the Hedgehog. Sounds a lot like Jon St. John and is MUCH better than that horrible Gamma voice (I blame the voice director on that one). The only reason I ranked him the lowest though is because... well... he didn't really do much in that game.
NintendoNate25
said at 8:19 PM on Wed Jun 15 2011
@NintendoNate25 Could an admin please delete this comment? I changed my opinion a little bit.
Truesonic
said at 5:31 PM on Sat Apr 30 2011
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Okay I've decided liek I said before they are all good aside from 06 I like all 3 VAs Maddie,John and Andrew they alll sounded similar so in the end they are all great aside 06 (It wasn't Maddie's fault then) I'm leaving Vic out because I'm not sure if the voice should be altered like that :L

I'll have to go with Jon St John since he was the first but hats off to Maddie and Andrew for doing great too They are all great in the end.

Andrew did a great job with Decoe in Sonic X and Maddie did a great job with the President in Shadow and the Guardian in Riders.
AMT
said at 7:46 PM on Sun Apr 24 2011
I voted for Maddie for 2 reasons:
1) Out of respect, may she R.I.P
2) I think her voice for Omega in Mario and Sonic was very similar to Jon and Andrew's and it was a great redemption. So while she sounded just like them, I gave it to her becaude people probably wouldn't because of how they edited her voice in 06.

But truthfully, all except the 06 voice, fits Omega great! I wouldn't care who voiced him out of these 3! =D
BlueSkySlash
said at 8:20 PM on Wed Apr 20 2011
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Jon St. John, Andrew Rannells and Maddie Blaustien (in the Olympic games) sounded roughly the same, and it's because of the vocal effects really. All 3 of them made Omega sound like an intimidating robot with an aggressive personality. I guess out of all 3 of them, I'll go with Jon St. John, but Andrew and Maddie were also excellent sounding thanks to voice editing.

I really don't know why Sega thought it was a good idea to change the vocal effects of Omega in Sonic 06 (as well as his personality). Omega's voice sounded much more robotic and boring in that game compared to before. Thankfully this version of Omega was VERY short lived (rightfully so...). I know it wasn't Maddie's fault, but her voice in Sonic 06 is the worst sounding one of all.

Vic Mignogna's voice is interesting. It's a bit different than the early voices, but it still makes Omega sound tough and aggressive like he should be. It sounds somewhat human this time around also. I'm glad Vic's portrayal is good enough.

With the exception of the Sonic 06 voice, all of these voices are great, so there's not much of a point for me to rank these. But I'll go with Jon St. John on this one.
BlueSkySlash
said at 4:56 PM on Wed May 15 2013
@BlueSkySlash After a series of voice changes in this comparison, please disregard my thoughts in this comment. I might update my opinions on the voices eventually in a different post.

said at 5:07 PM on Tue Apr 19 2011
gota give it to vic here he voices some of my favorite characters in almost anything and omega happens to be anouther he voiced omega well

said at 12:32 AM on Tue Apr 5 2011
Vic Mignogna has the best voice out of all of them.
Truesonic
said at 2:06 PM on Sat Mar 19 2011
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@Anonymous, @AMT

I agree it's still too hard for me to choose I mean I reallly Liked Jon but I also like Andrew a lot and he did a great job both Shadow and Sonic X while Maddie on the other hand got back to basics in OWN and she was really good It's too hard for me....And Like I said Before I'm not too sure about Vic's Omega voice being less altered But I'll have to see how it goes in the future

I won't vote on this

I'd say it's a tie between Jon St John and Andrew Randells, and Maddie (The OWG Version)
Sonic_Blaze
said at 6:14 PM on Wed Feb 9 2011
other than maddie's performance in sonic 06, they all sound similar. but I liked Jon and Andrew best since they were originally now 4 kids then. Vic is awesome, he deepened Omega's voice and it sounds even more bad-ass. I like it. I like them all
niawhite (Guest)
said at 9:22 AM on Sun Feb 6 2011
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Jon st jhon was better as Omega
50n1c (Guest)
said at 11:17 PM on Sat Feb 5 2011
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eh maddie was ok but was not the best to me. Vic and Andrew aree the ones that make OMEGA sound like omega . sadly maddie is not with us anymore
AMT
said at 11:13 PM on Sat Feb 5 2011
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Is wasnt maddie that sucked, it was the voice editing to her voice that sucked. If you go listen to the jap dub of sonic 06, you'll hear omega's actor, the one he's had since heroes, had his voice editing software changed to. It was so the voice would fit with Omega's slow, robotic movements in that game. And as you can see, Maddie's voice was GREAT for Omega in OWG, and actually I think she was the best.
anonymous (Guest)
said at 3:08 PM on Sat Feb 5 2011
@truesonic It's all right! Personally, I voted for Jon mostly just because I always like to go with the original, but really, they all did a great job (except Maddie of course).
Truesonic
said at 7:19 PM on Thu Feb 3 2011
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I like all Omega's V/As except the 06 version

But all voices will sound almost the same most of the time so it doesn't really matter who voices them due to the vocal processing software though there will be some differences

John brought a great voice for Omega he had more emotion and was really tough and dramatic I liked Omega's character in Heroes XD

Andrew Rannels sounded exactly the same as John but with a few small changes but it didn't matter he was just as good as John shame he left that quickly But I wish him well in what he's doing now as he left 4Kids 5 years ago...He also voiced a few minor characters in Sonic X

Maddie Blaustein I er think It was a mistake to use that type of voice in 06 It sounded really different compared to others it was a bit too robotic and bland I wasn't too fond of it it didn't sound like how Omega was in Shadow or Heroes but I'm glad they got back to basics in the Winter Olympic Games so therefore her second performance was best if they stuck with the same routine then it would have been much more better

Vic Mignogna....Umm uhh I don't know If i like this one....The difference is he is less altered and more low..Uh I have the DS Version of Colours I also listened uh Uh yeah he sounds more like the others except the voice less altered I dunno Um I think I prefer Omega with a more altered voice I dunno i guess they did that with Omega so much in the past I wasn't really sure I think I'm the only one who prefers Omega with a more altered pitch voice but um I dunno we will see what he brings in the future XD...I'm just not too sure

I'd call it a tie between Andrew, Maddie(MASATWOG version) and John

I'm leaving Vic out because i'm not sure

Uh...I'll just uh give a Tie to them all XD
Sarge Ray
said at 2:23 PM on Thu Feb 3 2011
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John: I can't believe this guy did Big the Cat. He does capture the robot monotone pretty well.

Rannells: Huh. I couldn't really tell the difference between him and the other.

Blaustein: First performance, terrible. Too human-sounding and not enough intimidation. Second performance, back to basics.

Mignogna: Vic, you've done it again. Great job.

In the end, I can't really give the edge to one voice or the other. Too similar and the distortion doesn't really help in the deciding factor. It's a tie, basically.
perfect7en (Guest)
said at 9:40 AM on Mon Jan 31 2011
Omega's first VA was perfect but I really think people will switch to Vic when all is said and done.
yo (Guest)
said at 2:33 AM on Wed Jan 19 2011
I liked all except the Sonic 06 voice.

Okay you know what? Imma say it. I liked the Sonic 06 voice too. Nowhere near as much as the others, but I didn't hate it. It just wasn't Omega to me.

however I like all the actors who portrayed him as they all did a good job. I'm not going to say Mauddie improved because she didn't. SHE was good the entire time and had the effects been different in Sonic 06 Omega would've been perfect and probably in the group of the best voices in Sonic 06 along with Eggman, Blaze, Mephiles and maybe Shadow. lol
anonymous (Guest)
said at 8:40 PM on Wed Dec 29 2010
@amt Well, to each his/her own opinion, after all.
AMT
said at 4:26 PM on Mon Dec 27 2010
Nah i think bella's blaze is much more fitting
anonymous (Guest)
said at 10:14 PM on Fri Dec 24 2010
@amt Yes, but you're also forgetting that Laura's Blaze is much better than Erica's Blaze.

But to reiterate my previous statement, Omega's voice is something that will never really change due to the sound effects software.
huskydreams (Guest)
said at 6:58 PM on Fri Dec 17 2010
God, they all sound the same except the one from Sonic 06. Though I'm surprised how auto-tune can destroy Vic Mignogna amazing voice. It doesn't sound like him at all. Next time, Sega, turn down the voice effects!
AMT
said at 6:13 PM on Wed Dec 15 2010
Well yeah, THAT I definitely agree with, the only one that benefited from it was Vector, IMO
anonymous (Guest)
said at 10:47 PM on Tue Dec 14 2010
@amt & ncz Yes, but my point was that Omega didn't suffer in SEGA's transition from the 4Kids actors to the LA-based ones like most other Sonic characters did (some, such as Amy, were completely KILLED by that transition).
NCZ (Admin)
said at 8:18 PM on Tue Dec 14 2010
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That, and acting ability/direction.
AMT
said at 6:21 PM on Tue Dec 14 2010
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well MANY people can voice Omega, its all a matter of good voice editing software
anonymous (Guest)
said at 11:42 PM on Sun Dec 12 2010
Vic Mignogna FTW. He is one of only a couple of new (post-4Kids) voice actors who actually sounds the way his character should (Roger's Sonic & Cindy's Amy still make me cringe).
diakia (Guest)
said at 11:20 AM on Wed Dec 8 2010
@austinguy Actually she was originally a he.

I really liked Jon St. John before but now I have to say Vic is probably the best Omega voice yet. Jon St. John is still a close second best.
AMT
said at 12:20 AM on Wed Dec 8 2010
@michael Ok, so Omega is a robot... so his voice shud be robotic altered... You say Vic had his less altered so he wins? I dont understand how you came to that conclusion... Not that I'm saying something I just wanna get some elaboration or clarification.
michael (Guest)
said at 10:11 PM on Tue Dec 7 2010
Vic's voice doesn't sound as altered as the other Omega voices, so he wins.
chaosblue (Guest)
said at 8:33 PM on Tue Dec 7 2010
OMG Vic is Omega wow I say let him stay defintly and he has a great robot voice
austinguy (Guest)
said at 6:14 PM on Tue Nov 30 2010
Woah, that's a CHICK?! Dang...
The first, second, and fourth all sound similar, so a tie between them because the third one was really....ugh...
NCZ (Admin)
said at 2:10 AM on Fri Nov 12 2010
Wikipedia also doesn't state where they got this information from.
michael (Guest)
said at 1:07 AM on Fri Nov 12 2010
Wikipedia nows lists Omega's voice actor as Vic Mignogna.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 5:51 PM on Thu Nov 11 2010
That link doesn't contain any solid evidence of who voices the characters...
AMT
said at 4:08 PM on Thu Nov 11 2010
Sonic Colors DS confirms David Keeter as the new voice of Omega

Here's a link of all the voices in Sonic COlors DS: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PvjLf21n9no
michael (Guest)
said at 2:33 PM on Thu Nov 11 2010
Omega's new voice actor is David Keeter, as of Sonic Colors DS.
jonhardwick (Guest)
said at 3:00 PM on Sun Oct 17 2010
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speaking of blaustein when omega said "lets go" in olympic winter games it souded like him from sonic 06. and omega said "comincing combat" ,"targets aquired" and "booster on" in shadow the hedgehog.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 10:58 PM on Mon Oct 4 2010
Can you provide a source? Maddie's presence in the credits seems to indicate otherwise.
heruth (Guest)
said at 7:43 PM on Mon Oct 4 2010
Actualy in Olympic Winter Games they just re used old clips of Jon St. John from Sonic Heroes.
sonicth18 (Guest)
said at 10:18 PM on Thu Sep 23 2010
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Jon St John
Obviously the best
jessethefox (Guest)
said at 11:37 AM on Sun Sep 5 2010
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@thattonechick

I Prefer Jon but as Mp40 says It doesn't matter who voices him because of the vocal processing software..Well they wont exactly sound the same but similar i guess

Maddie improved in the olympics
I honestly don't mind who voices omega As long as he doesn't sound weird in 06 and Gamma in SonicX
NCZ (Admin)
said at 7:47 PM on Fri Sep 3 2010
Well, Maddie Blaustein was originally "Adam Blaustein". That's why she was able to play male roles.
thatonechick (Guest)
said at 7:01 PM on Fri Sep 3 2010
By far the best voices were Andrew and Maddie in MSOWG. (BTW, I think it's really unbelievable that Omega was voiced by a girl in two games. And RIP, Maddie Blaustein.)
michael (Guest)
said at 7:48 PM on Sun Aug 22 2010
It was Blaustein in Winter Games. They altered the voice to make it sound the same as the other actors.
NCZ (Admin)
said at 5:43 PM on Sun Aug 22 2010
It's more likely that it was Blaustein in Winter Games. She's the one credited, and Andrew Rannells quit 4Kids a few years ago. Personally, I think she recorded some lines as Omega before she died, and Sega used them for that game.
sonicluver (Guest)
said at 4:30 PM on Sun Aug 22 2010
@truesonic Acually it was Andrew who they brang back. Not Jon. But they credited it as Maddie. They would never bring back a non-4kids voice actor until Sonic Colors.
sonicluver (Guest)
said at 3:46 PM on Sun Aug 22 2010
My favs are Andrew and Maddie (M&SOWG)
mp40 (Guest)
said at 1:12 PM on Thu Aug 19 2010
It really doesn't matter who voices Omega, since the vocal processing software makes them all sound almost exactly the same. Maddie 06 version being the exception, of course. I went with Maddie because I think she got too much flack for her Omega voice, it wasn't THAT bad imo.
Truesonic
said at 11:07 AM on Thu Aug 19 2010
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I have to say Maddie Blaustein was terrible in 06 I liked Omega's Sonic Heroes(Jon) and Shadow The Hedgehog's voice(Andrew) better. Overall i like Jon St John better ...Maddie improved in the winter olympics sadly she died in 2008 (R.I.P) they had to bring Jon St John back aswell in the Winter olympics they didnt have a choice....Jon gets my vote.
satoshi
said at 10:56 AM on Thu Aug 19 2010
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Well disregarding sonic 06. All of the VAs do a fine job, but I'll go with Jon since he was the first


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