CRASH OF THE TITANS, Written by Christopher Mitchell, Sierra EntertainmentThis is hardly a charitable effort. I'm sure the guild can't wait to get companies like Activision and EA on their list of signatories. Nevertheless, it's nice to see the work of interactive writers get noticed. (Although all too often I imagine it's washed-up screenwriters "slumming" with the gaming types.) In light of the WGA strike, which is rumored to be coming to a close, I guess I applaud the WGA's ability to get recognition for writers across all media. Hooray!
DEAD HEAD FRED, Written by Dave Ellis and Adam Cogan, D3 Publisher
THE SIMPSONS GAME, Lead Writer Matt Selman, Written by Tim Long and Matt Warburton, Dialogue by Jeff Poliquin, Electronic Arts
THE WITCHER, Lead Story Designer Artur Ganszyniec, Dialogue Sebastian Stepien, Additional Dialogue Marcin Blacha, Writers Sande Chen and Anne Toole, Atari
WORLD IN CONFLICT, Story Design Christofer Emgard, Story Consultant Larry Bond, Script Consultant Ed Zuckerman, Sierra Entertainment
Friday, February 8, 2008
WGA Recognizes Game Writing
Today, NPR reports that the WGA is bestowing awards on game writers. Here are the nominees: