Canadian Videogame Awards Winners Announced, Hitman GO Wins ‘Best iOS Game’


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]