Aug 2015


Side was delighted to work with award winning studio The Chinese Room to cast, direct and record the character performances in their latest project, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture. Side’s Performance Director Kate Saxon and Chinese Room Creative Director Dan Pinchbeck , spent a week crafting and honing the character performances during rehearsal before heading onto a sound stage for two weeks to record the cast together for all scenes

The acting in Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture has been widely well received. One review has even gone as far to describe the game as having “some of the very best dialogue writing and voice acting I have ever witnessed in a video game1”. You can check out what some other reviews had to say below.

“The voice acting in Rapture is immaculate. I don’t think the range of emotions experienced in this story could have been any better produced…2

“The characters whose stories you uncover are incredibly well put together. From the dialogue, which is never anything less than captivating, through to the voice acting which – and I’m totally going there – is the best I’ve yet heard in gaming…3

“The smart writing and fantastic voice acting from the entire cast does an excellent job making each character feel real and alive, even in their last moments, and some of the more tragic storylines are genuinely affecting as a result.4







Catching Up With SIDE LA

Jul 2017

Get Even

Jun 2017

Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III

Apr 2017

SIDE LA Officially Opens With Launch Party

Mar 2017

Natalie Dormer and BioWare visit Side

Mar 2017

The Latest Side LA Recruits

Feb 2017


Jan 2017

New hires for Side LA and Side leadership promotions

Nov 2016

Bringing the Battlefields of WW1 to Life

Nov 2016

Playstation VR Worlds

Oct 2016

Side Goes Stateside: Announcing Side LA

Sep 2016

Side Wins at 2016 Develop Awards

Jul 2016

Develop Awards Finalist

May 2016

Side work on 10 BAFTA nominated titles

Mar 2016

SIDE & Star Citizen Squadron 42

Feb 2016

Side Clients Nominated at D.I.C.E. Awards

Jan 2016

The Force Awakens at Side

Dec 2015

Side Win at TIGA Awards

Nov 2015


Sep 2015

Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture

Aug 2015

Side wins at Develop Awards

Jul 2015


Jun 2015

Develop Awards Finalist

May 2015

The Story of Grey Goo

Apr 2015

Ashes to Ashes

Mar 2015

And the Award Goes To …

Feb 2015

Stars of Game of Thrones

Dec 2014

Andy Serkis in the Volume

Dec 2014

SIDE wins Industry Award

Nov 2014

Hugh Laurie to join LBP3 cast

Oct 2014

Bioware at Side with Inquistion

Sep 2014

Alien Isolation behind the scenes

Sep 2014

Witcher 3 storms Gamescom

Aug 2014

David Tennant Cast in First Video Game

Mar 2014

Side contributes to G.A.N.G Award Finalists

Mar 2014

BAFTA Video Game Award Nominees

Feb 2014

Performance Nominations for Press Awards

Jan 2014

Stunning CGI Short Synchronicity

Nov 2013

Performances for Ryse: Son of Rome

Oct 2013

E3 Awards for Witcher 3

Jun 2013

Behind the scenes for Merlin: The Game

Apr 2013

Facial Capture for Divinity: Dragon Commander

Mar 2013

Performance Capture for Crysis 3

Feb 2013

BBC Radio 1 at Side

Nov 2012