The Writers Guild of America has whittled down 2018's video game writing to a list of four nominees for its 2019 WGA Award in Videogame Writing.
The two-dozen people who together wrote ancient Greek adventure Assassin's Creed Odyssey
and the five-person outfit that provided Marvel's Spider-Man
with its story are both in the mix for a Writers Guild Award.
The 2019 Writers Guild of America Awards take place on Feb 17 and guild members will be able to choose from action games Assassin's Creed Odyssey
, Marvel's Spider-Man
and God Of War
and choice and consequence narrative adventure Batman: The Enemy Within
, God Of War
is a PlayStation 4 game, and likewise brings a new perspective to a well-known storyline.
It was the fifth core entry to a franchise that had also seen several spin-offs released over a 13-year period and had its typically stoic lead now struggling with his limitations as a parent.
Lastly, the Batman nomination – specifically, its March 2018 closing episode – was one of the final projects from narrative gaming specialist Telltale before it closed shop towards the end of the year. – AFP Relaxnews