Canadian Videogame Awards Finalists

The final nominees are in for the 3rd annual Canadian Videogame Awards, honouring the best games developed or co-developed in Canada.

The nomination process was open to the general public, and the finalists you see below were narrowed down by the special CVA Committee. Public voting has already begun for the Game of the Year category, so click here to cast your ballot.

Winners will be announced on Saturday, April 21 at a special ceremony in Vancouver, hosted by actor and screenwriter David Hayter. If you want to come, the ceremony will take place in conjunction with Fan Expo Vancouver. Fan Expo pass holders will have exclusive access to 300 general seating tickets, which will be distributed on a first come, first served basis beginning at 10am on April 21. Click here for more details.

If seating capacity is filled by the time you get there, don’t worry, because you’ll still be able to watch the awards when they air on G4 Canada and CityTV a week later.

Now, without further adieu, here’s the list of nominees:

Game of the Year
· Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Ubisoft Montreal
· Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Eidos-Montreal
· FIFA 2012 – Electronic Arts
· Fight Night Champion – Electronic Arts
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games

Best Console Game
· Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Ubisoft Montreal
· Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Eidos-Montreal
· Dragon Age II – Bioware
· FIFA 2012 – Electronic Arts
· Fight Night Champion – Electronic Arts

Best Game on the Go
· A Space Shooter for Free – Frima Studio
· Assassin’s Creed Recollection – Ubisoft Montreal
· Squibble – MassHabit Games
· Super Stickman Golf – Noodlecake Studios
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games

Best Downloadable Game
· Capsized – Alien Trap Games
· Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes – Cabybara Games
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games
· Swarm – Hothead Games
· Tales From Space: About a Blob – Drinkbox Studios

Best Audio
· Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Ubisoft Montreal
· Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Eidos-Montreal
· Fight Night Champion – Electronic Arts
· Need for Speed: The Run – Electronic Arts
· Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Relic Entertainment

Best Social/Casual Game
· Cranky Cat – March Entertainment
· GreenSpace – RocketOwl Inc.
· Margaritaville Online – Exploding Barrel Games
· Sissy’s Magical Ponycorn Adventures – Untold Entertainment

Best Game Design
· Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Ubisoft Montreal
· Dead Rising 2: Off the Record – Capcom Vancouver
· Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Eidos-Montreal
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games
· Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Relic Entertainment

Best Technology
· Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Ubisoft Montreal
· FIFA 2012 – Electronic Arts
· Just Dance 3 – Ubisoft Montreal
· Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Relic Entertainment
· Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 – Ubisoft Montreal

Best Visual Arts
· Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Ubisoft Montreal
· Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Eidos-Montreal
· Need for Speed: The Run – Electronic Arts
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games
· Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Relic Entertainment

Best Writing
· Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Ubisoft Montreal
· Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Eidos-Montreal
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games
· To the Moon – Freebird Games
· Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Relic Entertainment

Best Indie Game
· Capsized – Alien Trap Games
· DLC Quest – Going Loud Studios
· Super Stickman Golf – Noodlecake Studios
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games
· Tales From Space: About a Blob – Drinkbox Studios

Best New Character
· Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Adam Jensen) – Eidos-Montreal
· Sissy’s Magical Ponycorn Adventures (Sissy) – Untold Entertainment
· Tales From Space: About a Blob (The Blob) – Drinkbox Studios
· Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Relic Entertainment
· Yeti (Yeti) – Metanet Software Inc.

Best Original Music
· Assassin’s Creed Revelations – Ubisoft Montreal
· Deus Ex: Human Revolution – Eidos-Montreal
· Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes – Cabybara Games
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games
· Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Relic Entertainment

Innovation Award
· Battlefield 3 – DICE/Electronic Arts
· Cows vs. Aliens – XMG Studio
· Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP – Capybara Games
· To the Moon – Freebird Games
· Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine – Relic Entertainment

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