Mick Foley says he's recorded some lines as Dude Love for a new WWE video game.
From Mick Foley's first video game appearance in 1998's WWF War Zone, all three Faces of Foley made an appearance. Through the years, more than one of Foley's personas have typically appeared in any WWE video game where he is a licensed inclusion.
On the latest episode of the Foley is Pod podcast, "The Hardcore Legend" reveals that he recently recorded new voice work For an upcoming WWE game, specifically saying he's done some takes as Dude Love comically selling punishment.
"Grillo [podcast producer] can vouch for me that a few days ago, I went into his home studio and recorded the takes for the new WWE game. I do things as they're written, but I also try some other things. I remembered how much Jay Lethal loved When Dude Love was selling he was going, 'Lighten up, daddy!' Because Jay found that so amusing, I figured other people will. So we did one or two takes where Dude was asking his opponent to lighten up on him because that wasn't really his bag, daddy."
In WWF War Zone there are distinct recordings of superstars selling punishment as the realistic voiceovers were a major selling point in 1998.
The nature of the new video game is not specified. WWE releases at least one annual console video game with the most recent game being WWE 2K23.
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