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Uncharted 3 Earns Itself the Video Game Writing Award...



Uncharted 3 Earns Itself the Video Game Writing Award

Congratulations are in order for Amy Hennig as she lands the coveted Writer’s Guild of America award for filling Drake’s Deception full of words.  Besides handling the roles of creative director and lead writer for the Uncharted series, Hennig’s pen and direction has also brought gamers the Soul Reaver series.  Writing’s a bitch of a tumble, but here’s to hoping Amy Hennig keeps on struggling for the good of the industry.

If you’re curious, 2011’s Video Game Writing award went to Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood.


Some of my favorite moments in the series happen in Uncharted 3...



Some of my favorite moments in the series happen in Uncharted 3 (such as the scene above).  Still didn’t dethrone Uncharted 2 in my mind, sorry to say.  Must’ve been the shortage of Elena.


Currently plowing through Uncharted 3. I can’t decide whether or...



Currently plowing through Uncharted 3.  I can’t decide whether or not if this iteration trumps the second game.  I find myself waiting for it to set itself apart from Among Thieves, it being so exact.

Still, having the honor of being just as astounding as the previous game is no small feat on Naughty Dog’s part.


Writers Guild of America: Video Game Writing Award Nominees

As a would-be/wannabe writer, I would be remiss to not shine a spotlight (or, given that this is a blog, a flashlight) on the hard working wordsmiths behind my favorite medium.

Given that the WGA is a guild, it’s not surprising many other notable games and their writers were snubbed for nomination since you have to be certified in order to garner any recognition from the association. Hopefully...