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BAFTA-winning God of War writer working on Shank

While you wouldn't think a game with a title as brutally simple as Shank would need a heavyweight in the whole "writing" department, Electronic Arts recently announced that Marianne Krawczyk, who won a BAFTA award for her work on the God of War franchise, will contribute to Klei Entertainment's...

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Prince of Persia dialogue writer wins UK Writer's Guild award

The 2008 reboot of the Prince of Persia franchise (which, apparently, is getting shut down) featured some of the most enjoyable snark and pith we've ever heard in a video game. Fortunately, Andy Walsh, the man responsible for the Prince and Elika's sharp-tongued exchanges, was recently recognized...

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AGDC: Interview with game writer Susan O'Connor

One thing that regular readers of Joystiq know is that we don't tend to delve too deeply into the mechanics behind the games, mostly because we're far too busy getting the news out. However, we got to sit down with games writer Susan O'Connor at Austin GDC and she provided an excellent insight...

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Heavenly Sword writer to script Mirror's Edge

As we nurse a queezy stomach from playing EA DICE's Parkour-inspired Mirror's Edge, we'll be doing so to a story penned by writer and story designer Rhianna Pratchett, who's known for her work on titles such as Triumph Studios' Overlord and Ninja Theory's Heavenly Sword. The story centers on free...

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TV and game writing compared

Reuters profiles Scott Sanford Tobis, a writer for Desperate Housewives who also penned the game based on the series. He's described as a gamer who was excited to work on the conversion. His interest relates to the similarities and differences between TV and game writing. Tobis says that games have...

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