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17th March 2024
Alan Wake 2 Nominated for Nebula Award

The Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers Association  (SFWA) have announced the finalists for the 59th Annual Nebula Awards, with Alan Wake 2 nominated for Game Writing. The listing credits Sam Lake (Creative Director), Clay Murphy (Principle Writer), Tyler Burton Smith (Story Consultant), and Sinikka Annala (Writer).

Other nominations in the category include The Bread Must Rise (Stewart C Baker and James Beamon from Choice of Games), Ninefox Gambit: Machineries of Empire Roleplaying Game (Yoon Ha Lee, Marie Brennan at Android), Dredge (by Joel Mason at Black Salt Games, Team 17), Chants of Sennaar (by Julien Moya and Thomas Panuel at Rundisc, Focus Entertainment), and Baldur’s Gate 3 (with Adam Smith, Adrienne Law, Baudelaire Welch, Chrystal Ding, Ella McConnell, Ine Van Hamme, Jan Van Dosselaer, John Corcoran, Kevin VanOrd, Lawrence Schick, Martin Docherty, Rachel Quirke, RuairĂ­ Moore, Sarah Baylus, Stephen Rooney and Swen Vincke, at Larian Studios)

Sharing the news on Twitter, Sam Lake (Creative Director at Remedy) wrote, "Growing up reading sci-fi and fantasy books, with the best ones having "Nebula Award" on the cover makes this one special. Alan Wake 2 is nominated for the Nebula Award for Game Writing. Congrats to my writing team @yourpalclay, @TyBurtonSmith and @sinikkavain"

Clay Murphy (Principal Writer on Alan Wake 2) echoed Sam's words, tweeting, "We’ve been nominated for the Nebula! So proud to be part of this team with @SamLakeRMD, @TyBurtonSmith, @sinikkavain and to be on this list with so many other great writers!"

Congratulations to the narrative team on their nomination!

You can check out the full list and categories HERE!

The Nebula Awards are a celebration of fantasy and science fiction stories, with the label holding a lot of weight for authors. This year, the ceremony will take place on Saturday, June 8th 2024, in Pasadena, California, alongside the 2024 Nebula Conference Online. If you're not attending, you can also follow the ceremony on their online livestream. We'll post a link closer to the date!


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