On Friday, the 2013 and 2014 winners for the Canadian Videogame Awards were announced across 17 different categories. The winners were revealed at an annual event held in the heart of downtown Toronto.
All the winners were announced from a list of 57 finalists, all of which represented work developed in Canada. The “Best iOS Game” of 2014 award was rewarded to Hitman GO, which also won the award for “Best Game Design”.
Ubisoft scored big at the awards ceremony, taking several awards for Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (2013) and Watch Dogs (2014), including “Game of the Year”. The 2014 awards were dominated by Ubisoft’s Child of Light, which took home five trophies.
Here is a full list of all the 2013 and 2014 winners:
2013 Award Winners
Best Console Game: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Best Downloadable Game: Guacamelee!
Best Game on the Go: Luigi’s Mansion: Dark Moon
Best iOS Game: Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition
Best Social/Casual Game: UNO & Friends
Best Animation: Batman: Arkham Origins
Best Audio: Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon
Best Game Design: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Best Game Innovation: Contrast
Best Indie Game: Guacamelee!
Best New Character: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag (Edward Kenway)
Best Original Music: Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon (Power Core by Power Glove)
Best Technology: Dead Rising 3
Best Visual Arts: Batman: Arkham Origins
Best Writing: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Game of the Year: Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
Fans’ Choice Award: Outlast
2014 Award Winners
Best Console Game: Watch Dogs
Best Downloadable Game: Child of Light
Best Game on the Go: Skylanders Trap Team
Best iOS Game: Hitman GO
Best Social/Casual Game: i saw her across the world
Best Animation: Child of Light
Best Audio: Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Freedom Cry
Best Game Design: Hitman GO
Best Game Innovation: Super Time Force
Best Indie Game: Always Sometimes Monsters
Best New Character: Child of Light – Aurora
Best Original Music: Child of Light – Aurora’s Theme
Best Technology: Watch Dogs
Best Visual Arts: Child of Light
Best Writing: Always Sometimes Monsters
Game of the Year: Watch Dogs
Fans’ Choice Award: Dragons: Rise of Berk
This year’s show was live streamed on Twitch and will be broadcasted on G4 Canada on November 29 at 6pm, 9pm and 12am and November 30 at 2pm, 7pm and 11pm.
[via Financial Post]