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Horizon Zero Dawn Wins Writers Guild Award

From IGN - February 13, 2018
By Shabana Arif

The winners of this year'sWriters Guild of America awards have been announced, rewarding movies, video games and TV categories for their writing.

Guerilla Games' Horizon: Zero Dawn won the WGA for best video game writing, beating Dishonored: Death of the Outsider,Madden NFL 18: Longshot, andFuturama: Worlds of Tomorrow.

When it came to TV and film, Hulu's The Handmaid's Tale won both the Best Drama and New Series categories. Veep won Best Comedy Series, and Bojack Horseman's "Time's Arrow" episode won in the Animation category. Jordan Peele's Get Out won the award for Best Original Screenplay.

"As writers who care deeply about the craft of telling stories, it's incredibly exciting for us to be receiving this award in the company of so many other writers whose work we admire and appreciate," said narrative director, John Gonzalez, who accepted the award on behalf ofGuerilla Games along with lead writer Benjamin McCaw, reportsGamesIndustry.biz.

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