2013 Writers Guild Award for Videogame Writing nominees announced

wgaThe Writers Guild of America has announced the nominees for their 2013 Writers Guild Awards, and with them, the nominees for “Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing.”

To be eligible for consideration, this year’s nominees include games that were released between December 1, 2011 and November 30, 2012 on featured on-screen writing credits. This year, the Guild has continued their love affair with Ubisoft and the Uncharted series by bestowing nominations on Assassin’s Creed III, Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, and Uncharted: Golden Abyss. Other nominated games for 2013 include Halo 4, 007 Legends, and Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two.

The 2013 Writers Guild Awards will take place on Sunday, February 17, 2013. A complete list of the nominated writers and editors can be found after the break.

2013 Outstanding Achievement in Videogame Writing Nominees

007 Legends
Written By Bruce Feirstein

Assassin’s Creed III
Story By Alex Hutchinson, Corey May, Matt Turner
Multiplayer Story By Richard Farrese, Jeffrey Yohalem
Lead Scriptwriter: Corey May
Scriptwriter: Nicholas Grimwood, Russell Lees, Matt Turner, Danny Wallace, Ceri Young

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation
Scriptwriting By Richard Farrese, Jill Murray

Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two
Writing Consultant: Marv Wolfman

Halo 4
Narrative Design: Christopher Schlerf

Uncharted: Golden Abyss
Written By John Garvin

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