‘Rise of the Tomb Raider’ Slams ‘Witcher 3’ & ‘Assassin’s Creed Syndicate’ as Best Written Game

According to Writer’s Guild of America, “Rise of the Tomb Raider” surfaced as the 2015 best written game.

In a report made by PCGamer, other notable games that could have received the award are “Assassin’s Creed: Syndicate,” “Pillars of Eternity” and “The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.” Based on the titles, the competition was strong.

In order for the games to qualify for the event, they need to be launched from December 1, 2014 to November 3, 2015. Additionally, the publishers or studios responsible for developing the game should submit before their game’s story will be nominated.

The people behind Lara Croft’s most recent game who received the award were John Stafford as the lead narrative designer, Cameron Suey as the narrative designer, Rhianna Pratchett as lead writer and Philip Gelatt as the additional writer.

With regards to the backstory of each game, Crystal Dynamics’ action-adventure game tells the story of the iconic female protagonist traveling to Siberia in hopes to finding a mythical city called Kitezh as she races against a paramilitary group who also wants to find the city and its promise of eternal life.

Ubisoft’s latest assassin game tells the story of twins Evie and Jacob Frye as they attempt to take back control from their rival covert organization Templars in Victorian era London.

Obsidian Entertainment’s role-playing game revolves in the fantasy world where infants are “hollowborn” or born without a soul. The protagonist is exposed to awakenings which are crucial to solving the hollowborn dilemma.

CD Project RED latest action game tells the adventures of Geralt of Rivia, a monster slayer based from the books of Polish writer Andrzej Sapkowski.

In a report made by PCMag, the third installment of the Witcher series also happens to be the most awarded game this year.

While Rise of the Tomb Raider’s story was phenomenal, do you think Witcher 3 (especially the Bloody Baron quest) deserved the award more?

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