Halo 4 and ACIII writers nominated in WGA Awards

Halo 4 and ACIII writers nominated in WGA Awards
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

January 17th 2013 at 11:45AM

Scribes for Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, Uncharted: Golden Abyss and 007 Legends round off the nominees list

The Writers Guild of America has revealed the nominees for the 2013 outstanding achievement in video game writing award.

Games nominated for the prize are Assassin’s Creed III, Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, Halo 4, Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two and 007 Legends.

The WGA video game writing awards are now in their sixth year, and honours the best scriptwriters in the US game industry for their efforts in storytelling.

The full list of games and writer credits are listed below:

007 Legends: Written By Bruce Feirstein; Activision

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; Ubisoft

Assassin’s Creed III: Liberation, Scriptwriting by Richard Farrese, Jill Murray; Ubisoft

Disney Epic Mickey 2: The Power of Two, Writing Consultant Marv Wolfman; Disney Interactive Studios

Halo 4: Narrative Design Christopher Schlerf; Microsoft Studios

Uncharted: Golden Abyss: Written By John Garvin; Sony Computer Entertainment America

To be eligible for nomination, writers are required to have applied to be member of the WGA video game writers caucus at the time the script was submitted, and the game must have been released between December 1st 2011 and November 30th 2012 to qualify.

The 2013 Writers Guild of America Awards will take place on February 17th at simultaneous ceremonies situated in Los Angeles and New York.