Now that the Oscars are over for another year, it is time to gather a list of games that enhanced their storytelling by featuring real-life actors, actresses and other celebrities — not just as voice actors, but sometimes even as the main characters.
Chow Yun-fat as Inspector Tequila in Stranglehold
Bruce Lee as himself in Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story
Burt Reynolds as himself in Saints Row: The Third
Shaquille O’Neal as himself in Shaq-Fu
Tia Carrere as Ari in The Daedalus Encounter
Christopher Lloyd as Drew Blanck in Toonstruck
Ricky Gervais as himself in Grand Theft Auto IV
Ozzy Osbourne as himself in Brütal Legend
Snoop Dogg as an unlockable character in True Crime: Streets of L.A.
Ellen Page as Jodie Holmes in Beyond: Two Souls
Year by year, the number of these games increases exponentially. If we didn’t include your favourite, make sure to tell us in the comments below.
Pictures: Strangleholdgame.com, Craiglovespepsi’s LP, Saint Row: The Third Pimps and Gimps trailer, Hardcoregaming101, pheedbaq’s LP, cubex55’s LP, d1ceBLN’s LP, Double Fine, GamesStation1987, Beyondps3.com