2013 Canadian Videogame Awards Winners

canadian-videogame-awards-bannerThis past Saturday was the fourth annual Canadian Videogame Awards which celebrated the best of the Canadian video game industry for 2012. Having previewed and predicted this year’s awards, we kick off Canadian Gaming Week on The Lowdown Blog by bringing you the winners of the 2013 CVAs.

Game of the Year

WINNER: Far Cry 3

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, Mark of the Ninja, Mass Effect 3, Papo & Yo

Best Console Game

WINNER: Mass Effect 3

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, FIFA Soccer 13, Mass Effect 3, Sleeping Dogs

Best Downloadable Game

WINNER: Mark of the Ninja

Nominees: Incredipede, Mark of the Ninja, MechWarrior Online, Shank 2, Waveform

Best Game on the Go

WINNER: Sound Shapes

Nominees: Baldur’s Gate: Enhanced Edition, My Singing Monsters, Shellrazer, Sound Shapes, The Bard’s Tale

Best Social / Casual Game

WINNER: The Secret World

Nominees: i saw her standing there, Jurassic Park Builder, Marvel Avengers: Battle for Earth, Rubber Tacos, The Secret World

Best Animation

WINNER: Far Cry 3

Nominees: Far Cry 3, Mark of the Ninja, Prototype 2, Shank 2, Sleeping Dogs

Best Audio

WINNER: Assassin’s Creed III

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III, Incredipede, Mark of the Ninja, My Singing Monsters, Sound Shapes

Best Game Design

WINNER: Far Cry 3

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, Mark of the Ninja, Mass Effect 3, Sound Shapes

Best Game Innovation

WINNER: Sound Shapes

Nominees: Far Cry 3, Mark of the Ninja, Papo & Yo, Sound Shapes, Waveform

Best Indie Game

WINNER: Mark of the Ninja

Nominees: Mark of the Ninja, Papo & Yo, Shank 2, Sound Shapes, Waveform

Best New Character

WINNER: Far Cry 3 – Vaas

Nominees: Far Cry 3 – Vaas, Nun Attack – The Nun Squad!, Papo & Yo – Quico, Prototype 2 – James Heller, Sleeping Dogs – Wei Shen

Best Original Music

WINNER: Mass Effect 3

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III – Main Theme Song, Mass Effect 3 – Leaving Earth, Papo & Yo – Liberation, Sleeping Dogs – Sleeping Dogs Score, Sounds Shapes – Cities

Best Technology

WINNER: Assassin’s Creed III

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III, Mark of the Ninja, MechWarrior Online, Prototype 2, SSX

Best Visual Arts

WINNER: Far Cry 3

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, Incredipede, Mark of the Ninja, Mass Effect 3

Best Writing

WINNER: Mass Effect 3

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III, Far Cry 3, Mark of the Ninja, Mass Effect 3, Sleeping Dogs

Fans’ Choice Award

WINNER: Far Cry 3

Nominees: Assassin’s Creed III, Batman Arkham City Armored Edition, Far Cry 3, Mark of the Ninja, Mass Effect 3, Papo & Yo, Prototype 2, Sleeping Dogs, Sound Shapes, Waveform

Awards Tally

Far Cry 3 – 6 Awards
Mass Effect 3 – 3 Awards
Mark of the Ninja – 2 Awards
Sound Shapes – 2 Awards
Assassin’s Creed III – 2 Awards
The Secret World – 1 Award

This week is Canadian Gaming Week on The Lowdown Blog. For more, check out the Canadian Gaming Week tag.

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