The nominations for the 2014 Writer’s Guild of America Awards have been announced, the complete list can be found below. The nominations encompass games such as The Last of Us, Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Batman: Arkham Origins, God of War: Ascension, and Lost Planet 3.
Here are the nominees:
Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Story by Darby McDevitt, Mustapha Mahrach, Jean Guesdon; Lead Scriptwriter Darby McDevitt; Scriptwriter Jill Murray; AI Scriptwriter Nicholas Grimwood; Scriptwriter Singapore Mark Llabres Hill; Ubisoft
Batman: Arkham Origins, Narrative Director Dooma Wendschuh; Writer & Senior Narrative Designer Ryan Galletta; Writer Corey May; Warner Bros. Interactive
God of War: Ascension, Written by Marianne Krawczyk; Additional Writing Ariel Lawrence; Sony Computer Entertainment
The Last of Us, Written by Neil Druckmann; Sony Computer Entertainment
Lost Planet 3, Head Writer Richard Gaubert; Writers Orion Walker, Matt Sophos; Capcom
Games like Gone Home, BioShock Infinite, The Stanley Parable, Grand Theft Auto V, and Papers, Please are surprisingly absent. That is bound to surprise a few people – myself included.
The Writer’s Guild of America’s 2014 Awards ceremony are scheduled to be held at 9pm EST in the JW Marriott L.A. Live in Los Angeles, CA.