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Stargate stars warp voices into videogame

The bloke from MacGyver and other folk from the TV show signed on to voice the game

There was a wonderful moment when we went to E3. We were passing the JoWooD stand and we were sure we saw the bloke from MacGyver posing for photos.

Yup, it was Richard Dean Anderson, who also happens to play Jack O'Neal in the Stargate SG-1 TV show. We tried to get him to fix our broken dictaphone using only some ice lolly sticks and a paperclip but he's obviously lost his touch.

This random story does have a point, trust us. It turns out that Richard was there not only to promote JoWood's Stargate SG-1 game but also to announce that he and his Stargate colleagues would be offering their voice talents to the upcoming SG-1 game, due out on Xbox, PS2 and PC later in autumn.

Alongside Richard is Micheal Shanks (Daniel Jackson), Amanda Tapping (Samantha Carter) and Christopher Judge (Teal'c). Each actor will voice the role of their individual character within the game.

The Stargate SG-1 videogame is an FPS built on the Unreal engine with plenty of team elements thrown in for good measure. Fans of the TV show will no doubt be delighted to hear that the game takes place just before the episode 'Threads' in series 8 of the show, where Anubis has resurrected the ancient and evil Haaken. Zoiks.

All this leaves us with just one question - when will we see a MacGyver videogame? Make it happen, game developer blokes.