Post by Eorl @ 03:22pm 12/01/12 | 6 Comments
The Writers Guild of America has again nominated several videogames for its annual awards ceremony, including Assassin's Creed: Revelations and Batman: Arkham City, among many others for the annual Video Game Writing Award, with winners to be announced in February. This is the fifth year the Guild has presented the award solidifying videogames as a mainstay in the Writers Guid Awards gala.
It's excellent to see the outstanding writing that can come out of videogame development being recognised in an official and rewarding manner, especially with the ever-looming argument of videogames as art (or not, as many have made their positions well known).
The games that were selected for this year's awards had to have been released between December 1, 2010 and November 30, 2011, and credited game writers must be, or in the process of application, a member of the WGA Video Game Writers Caucus at the time their scripts were submitted.
The games nominated for the 2012 awards and their respective writers are:
The Writers Guild Awards will be hosted on February 19, across two simultaneous ceremonies for the guild's Western and Eastern constituencies, in Los Angeles and New York City, respectively.