Uncharted 2 Nominated for Writers’ Guild Award

Uncharted 2 is among 5 video games nominated for the esteemed Writers’ Guild of America Video Game Writing Award. According to the WGA, the award was implemented to “encourage storytelling excellence in videogames, to improve the status of writers, and to begin to encourage uniform standards within the gaming industry,”.

Check out the full list of nominees after the jump.

The Writers’ Guild of America’s video games category was established 2 years ago. Previous winners include Dead Head Fred and Star Wars: The Force Unleashed.

Here are the nominees:

  • Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, Written by Amy Hennig; Sony Computer Entertainment
  • Assassin ‘ s Creed II, Story by Corey May, Script Writers Corey May, Joshua Rubin, Jeffrey Yohalem; Ubisoft Entertainment
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2, Written by Jesse Stern, Additional Writing Steve Fukuda, Story by Todd Alderman, Steve Fukuda, Mackey McCandlish, Zied Rieke, Jesse Stern, Jason West, Battlechatter Dialogue, Sean Slayback; Activision
  • Wet, Written by Duppy Demetrius; Bethesda Softworks
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine, Script Writer Marc Guggenheim; Activision

Winners will be announced next month on Feb. 20th, at the Writers’ Guild Award Ceremony.