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Just in case you were worried about Troy Baker's Joker in Batman: Arkham Origins

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Mark Hamill's Joker is a tough act to follow, and many expressed their doubts when video game voice actings' current hotness, Troy Baker got the job. But in a packed room of Batman fans during NYCC's Arkham Origins panel, Baker won over just about everyone with an impromptu monologue.

The scene, one of his favorite moments from the comics, is a speech featured in 1988's The Killing Joke by Alan Moore. It's a well known Joker moment, and when Baker mentioned it, fans at the show insisted he recreate it. Without skipping a beat -- well, he did have to look up the monologue on his phone -- Baker switched to his Joker voice and nailed it. Here's the clip:

I had my doubts, but this performance won me over. How about you? Do you think Troy is a worthy successor to Mark Hamill?

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Joe Donato Video games became an amazing, artful, interactive story-driven medium for me right around when I played Panzer Dragoon Saga on Sega Saturn. Ever since then, I've wanted to be a part of this industry. Somewhere along the line I, possibly foolishly, decided I'd rather write about them than actually make them. So here I am.
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