The Last of Us Wins Outstanding Writing Award

Renowned developer Naughty Dog’s latest effort, The Last of Us, has won yet another award over the weekend. It has win the Writer’s Guild of America’s Outstanding Achievement in Writing for Video Games.

Creative director Neil Druckmann received the award. The Last of Us won against nominees Batman: Arkham Origins, God of War: Ascension, and Lost Planet 3. 

Druckmann took to Twitter to respond to messages of congratulations saying,  “thanks for all the kind words, y’all. Once again I couldn’t be prouder to be a Naughty Dog. Shout out to all my fellow nominees!

Actually being eligible for the WAG award is a task in of itself. Submitted titles are required to have a separate credit for writing, and the credited writers must be members of the WGA’s Videogame Writers Caucus; members must pay $100 a year for the membership.

Since the game launched back in June, The Last of Us has gone on to win countless of awards and has sold over 3.4 million copies in its first month of sale. The title is also one of the best reviewed games of 2013.

(Via: Gamespot)