YouTuber 101: Retro Replay

This is your go-to-guide for the gaming channel Retro Replay, made up of Troy Baker and Nolan North.

When are their birthdays?

Troy Baker – 1st April 1976

Nolan North – 31st October 1970

What is one of their most popular videos?

https://youtu.be/dLTYtxAL0LY

What else do I need to know about them?

Troy Baker and Nolan North are both well-known and highly praised voice actors, particularly in the video games industry. You may recognise Troy Baker from The Last Of Us (Joel), the Uncharted series (Sam Drake), Batman: Arkham Origins (the Joker), Far Cry 4 (Pagan Min) and Tales from the Borderlands (Rhys). He’s also voiced English adaptations of Japanese anime shows, including Fullmetal AlchemistBleach and Naruto: Shippuden, as well as voicing various characters in Marvel Comics animated features. For his most notable roles, including some of those listed above, Troy has been nominated for and won many awards, including the 2013 BTVA Voice Acting Award for Voice Actor of the Year.

You may recognise Nolan North from the Uncharted series (Nathan Drake), the Assassin’s Creed series (Desmond Miles), The Last Of Us (David), the Batman: Arkham franchise (the Penguin) and Deadpool in various media. He’s also portrayed Peter Hastings in the widely popular TV series Pretty Little Liars. During E3 (Electronic Entertainment Expo) 2018, Nolan was honoured with a special award by the British Academy of Film and Television Arts for his “outstanding contribution to performance in games”. Troy and Nolan have worked together previously, with Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End being one of their most notable performances. Troy portrayed Sam Drake, Nolan’s, aka Nathan Drake’s, older brother in the game. Alongside voice acting, both actors have worked with motion capture on Uncharted, as well as on other media.

Retro Replay is a comedy and retro gaming channel, where Troy and Nolan have come together to, occasionally, battle it out and play some gaming classics that inspired those who create the games we know and love today. They’ve played Spider-Man on the 1982 Atari 2600, WWF WrestleMania on the 1989 NES and the 1990 arcade classic Smash T.V., to name a few. Whether you’re a fan of old or new video games, Retro Replay will have something for everyone.

What is their social media?

Retro Replay: Facebook | Twitter | Instagram | YouTube | Official Website

Troy Baker: Twitter | Instagram

Nolan North: Twitter | Instagram

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Written by Georgia Brown

A 19 year old from the UK. I like bands and video games. If you believe in music like I do, I'm sure we'll get on well.