Canadian Videogame Awards: Canada’s Favorite Video Games of 2012

Canadian Videogame Awards: Canada’s Favorite Video Games of 2012

On April 20, 2013, the fourth annual Canadian Videogame Awards was held in Vancouver,  British Columbia. Below is the complete list of winners and nominees. Far Cry 3 took home the biggest awards, as it won Game of The Year, Best New Character, Best Visual Arts, and Best Animation.

Vaas is happy.

Vaas is happy.

Game of the Year

Winner: Far Cry 3

Nominees:

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

Future Shop 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

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 – Leaving Earth

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

Source: Canadian Videogame Awards

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