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Writer’s Guild announces nominees for year’s best diversion writers

The Writer’s Guild of America’s nominees for best video diversion essay of 2017 have recently been announced, featuring a creators of a year’s many impactful gaming narratives.

There are 4 diversion nominees in all, honoring a writers of Horizon: Zero Dawn, Dishonored: Death of a Outsider, Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow, and Madden NFL 18: Longshot. It is positively not a many required list when meditative of gaming narratives. Horizon seems like a shoe-in, though a remaining titles embody an expansion, a video diversion instrumentation of an adult cartoon, and a sports game.

The nominees can be found below, as listed on a WGA’s website.


  • Dishonored: Death of a Outsider- External Writers Anna Megill, Hazel Monforton; Lead Narrative Designer Sachka Duval; Arkane Studios-Bethesda Softworks
  • Futurama: Worlds of Tomorrow- Written by Cas Ruffin, Patric M. Verrone; TinyCo
  • Horizon Zero Dawn- Narrative Director John Gonzalez; Lead Writer Benjamin McCaw; Writing by Ben Schroder, Anne Toole; Additional Writing by Dee Warrick, Meg Jayanth; Guerrilla Games
  • Madden NFL 18: Longshot- Written by Michael Young, Adrian Todd Zuniga; Story by Michael Young; Tiburon/Electronic Arts

To be authorised for a award, a diversion had to have been expelled between December 1st, 2016 and Nov 30th, 2017. It also indispensable to underline on-screen credits, and a credited writers had to have been members of a WGA Video Game Writers Caucus- or in a routine of applying- before to submitting their scripts.

Panels of video diversion writers and Writers Guild members will establish a winner, that will be announced on Sunday, Feb 11th. While we didn’t privately prominence video diversion writing, EGMNOW did a possess Game of a Year coverage, in that we respected a tip 25 games of 2017.

Source: Writer’s Guild of America

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