Hennig Will Be Presented the Award in March 2019

Amy Hennig, the creative director and lead writer of the Uncharted series, will be awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award at 2019’s Game Developers Choice Awards, according to an announcement today. Hennig is the first ever female recipient of the award.

The awards ceremony is scheduled for March 20, 2019.

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“Amy Hennig is a powerful figure in the game world; her work exemplifies what good game narrative can be, with pathos, humor, suspense and energy,” said Katie Stern, the general manager of the Game Developers Conference. “She is truly one of the most influential developers in the games industry.”

“These past accomplishments are just milestones in a career that we’ll be following for years to come, but for one night at the GDCAs, we’ll reflect on the hard work and artistry that makes game developers like Amy the heart of the industry,” Stern also said.

Previous winners of the Lifetime Achievement Award include some big names such as Shigeru Miyamoto, Tim Schafer, Hideo Kojima, John Carmack, Tim Sweeney, Warren Spector, and Sid Meier.

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