The Writers Guild has announced its nominees in the category of video game writing, with Assassin’s Creed and The Last of Us among the most recognizable contenders.
The Last of Us: Left Behind and two Assassin’s Creed titles will face off against Alien: Isolation.
The Writers Guild Awards honor outstanding writing in film, TV, new media, video games, news, radio, promotion and graphic animation.
The awards will be presented at simultaneous ceremonies in New York and L.A. on Saturday, Feb. 14.
The complete list of video game writing nominees is below.
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT IN VIDEO GAME WRITING
Alien: Isolation, Writers Dan Abnett, Dion Lay, Will Porter; SEGA
Assassin’s Creed: Freedom Cry, Lead Scriptwriter Jill Murray; Scriptwriter Melissa MacCoubrey; Story by Jill Murray, Hugo Giard, Wesley Pincombe; Ubisoft
Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Story by Alexandre Amancio, Sylvain Bernard, Travis Stout; Scriptwriting Alexandre Amancio, Travis Stout, Russell Lees, Darby McDevitt, Ceri Young; Additional Scriptwriting Jeffrey Yohalem; Ubisoft
The Last of Us: Left Behind, Written by Neil Druckmann; Sony Computer Entertainment