Mighty No. 9, Keiji Inafune’s personal Mega Man-like Kickstarter, is approaching release. The game’s English voice acting has just been recorded, so the team released the voice credits on their blog and boy does it look impressive. Beck is voiced by Yuri Lowenthal, the chords behind a lot of characters, including the Prince in several Prince of Persias, a few of Castlevania‘s Alucards, voices in Persona 3 and Persona 4, and no shortage of major anime roles. It also includes names such as Dave Whittenberg, Julie Nathanson, Mat Mercer, and Steve Blum, the voices of whom you have probably heard on more than one occasion throughout your life, whether you were aware of it or not.

The list is as follows:

Mighty No. 1 Pyrogen: Matt Mercer
Mighty No. 2 Cryosphere: Paige King
Mighty No. 3 Dynatron: Jan Johns
Mighty No. 4 Seismic: Fred Tatasciore
Mighty No. 5 Battalion: Brian. T. Delaney
Mighty No. 6 Aviator: Mick Wingert
Mighty No. 7 Brandish: JP Karliak
Mighty No. 8 Countershade: Steve Blum
Mighty No. 9 Beck: Yuri Lowenthal
Call: Julie Nathanson
Dr. White: Jason Spisak
Dr. Sanda: Dave Wittenberg
Seijiro Sanda: Dave Wittenberg
Mr. Graham: Scott Whyte
Dr. Blackwell: Bob Joles

Not a bad list, by any means. Next are the Mighty Numbers, which are effectively Pokédex entries on all the Mighties. They really think of everything with these robots.

Mighty Numbers Database!

More than a few of you have pointed out that the Mighty Numbers wallpapers contain some kind of codename. That’s because every member of the team is more than just a number… they have their own names as well! And those of you who had a crack at the beta should also know that each of the Mighty Numbers goes by a nickname, too (just like family!).

We decided it’s about time to reveal all of the background data for the Mighty Numbers!

Mighty No. 1

Codename (Nickname): Pyrogen (Pyro)

Abilities: Fire + Explosion

Height: 223 cm (ignited) / 188 cm (extinguished)

Weight: 236 kg

Xel: 47,200,000

A super close-range power fighter that attacks with the flames spewing forth from his body.

Anything in his white-hot clutches has a snowball’s chance in heck of escaping.

Mighty No. 2

Codename (Nickname) : Cryosphere (Cryo)

Abilities: Water + Ice

Height: 136 cm / 126 cm (without the handle)

Weight: 102 kg

Xel: 20,400,000

She puts both water and ice to good use as a technical, mid-range support role.

Flooding and freezing the stage in turn, she specializes in icing over enemies and stopping them in their tracks.

Mighty No. 3

Codename (Nickname) : Dynatron (Dyna)

Abilities: Thunder + Lightning

Height: 191 cm / 171 cm (without horns)

Weight: 91 kg

Xel: 18,200,000

A long-range fighter that pulls off some tricky maneuvers with her floating electric bits. She can take out multiple foes at once with the electric bolts running between her and her bits. Her favorite battle strategy involves draining enemies of electricity until they shut down.

Mighty No. 4

Codename (Nickname) : Seismic (Mic)

Abilities: Earth + Power

Height: 280 cm

Weight: 690 kg

Xel: 138,000,000

His body parts transform into drills, steamrollers and more, making him a close-range combat/support-type weapon of mass destruction.

He also excels at defense, protecting allies with his sturdy frame and gouging trenches straight out of the terrain.

Mighty No. 5

Codename (Nickname) : Battalion (Bat)

Abilities: Gatling + Heavy Weapons

Height: 305 cm / 260 cm (without gun barrel)

Weight: 300 to 600 kg (*changes according to ammunition payload)

Xel:120,000,000

He utilizes existing Gatling guns and heavy ordnance for mid-to-long range combat. He prefers a more calculated approach, cornering his opponents with his Gatling gun and finishing them off with the revolver atop his head.

Mighty No. 6

Codename (Nickname) : Aviator (Avi)

Abilities: Flight + Wind

Height: 220 cm / 180 cm (without propeller)

Weight: 150 kg

Xel: 30,000,000

This reconnaissance unit climbs up into the heavens to supply intel to his allies. He’s equipped to gather and parse massive amounts of information. While he has a measure of offensive ability, his greatest weapon is his maneuverability.

Mighty No. 7

Codename (Nickname) : Brandish (Brand)

Abilities: Sword + Speed

Height: 167 cm

Weight: 187 kg (88 kg body + 99 kg weapons)

Xel: 37,400,000

This swift swordsman, relies solely on his twin blades for weapons. Unlike the other Mighty Numbers he mimics a human fighting style, and wields an outstanding combat ability high enough to be considered “master class”.

Mighty No. 8

Codename (Nickname): Countershade (Shade)

Ability: Radar + Optical Camouflage

Height: 193 cm / 178 cm (without hat)

Weight: 273 kg (183 kg body + 90 kg hat)

Xel: 54,600,000

This long-range sniper uses the radar on his head to seek out and assassinate the target. He believes in “one shot, one kill”, and hates clumsy battles.

Mighty No. 9

Codename (Nickname): Beck (Beck)

Ability: ???

Height: 152 cm (normal)

Weight: 86 kg

Xel: 17,200,000

The game’s protagonist. He possesses an ability never before seen in robots…

Source: Mighty Blog

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Stefan Terry
One of my earliest memories with games was just after Pokémon had come out in the states for the first time. I remember, after having watched the show for a couple weeks, stumbling across a friend with an original Gameboy playing Pokémon Red version using a Weedle. When he told me he was playing Pokémon, I told him I didn't know there was a Pokémon that had a pumpkin for a head. Boy games have come a long way. Speaking of games, I also contribute to making them somewhat professionally, and ocassionaly write about them. You should see some of that games writing stuff, I hear it's real popular with the kids these days.

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