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Writers Guild Announces Video Game Writing Award Nominees

Assassin’s Creed
Ubisoft

'Assassin's Creed,’ 'God's of War III' among contenders.

The Writers Guild of America, West and the Writers Guild of America, East have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in video game writing during 2010.

The award recognizes writers' talent in the gaming industry and honors the best qualifying script from a video game published in the previous year. To be eligible for WGA consideration, games must have been released between December 1, 2009 and November 30, 2010.

The winner will be presented at the upcoming 2011 Writers Guild Awards to be held on Feb. 5 at simultaneous ceremonies in Los Angeles and New York.
 
VIDEOGAME WRITING NOMINEES

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, Story by Patrice Desilets, Jeffrey Yohalem, Corey May; Lead Script Writer: Jeffrey Yohalem; Script Writers: Ethan Petty, Nicholas Grimwood, Matt Turner; Ubisoft

Fallout: New Vegas, Creative Design Lead/Lead Writer: John Gonzalez; Writers: Chris Avellone, Eric Fenstermaker, Travis Stout; Additional Writing: Tess Treadwell, George Ziets, Jason Bergman, Nick Breckon, Matt Grandstaff, Will Noble, Andrew Scharf; Bethesda Softworks

God of War III, Written by Marianne Krawcyzk; Additional Writing by Stig Asmussen, Ariel Lawrence, William Weissbaum; Sony Computer Entertainment

Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Writer: Benjamin McCaw; Story Dialogue Editor: Marianne Krawczyk; Ubisoft

Singularity, Written by Marc Guggenheim, Lindsey Allen, Emily Silver; Additional Story and Writing: Jason Henderson, Adam Foshko, Michael Cassutt; Story and Script Consultant: Adam Foshko; Activision

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II, Executive Producer-Writer: Haden Blackman; In-Game Script: David Collins, John Stafford, Cameron Suey; Additional Writing: Tid Cooney, Ian Dominguez, Tony Rowe; LucasArts