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Last night, the fourth annual Canadian Video Game Awards were held Vancouver, British Columbia. Below you will find the list of what Canada considers to be the best games of the year. The Canadian video games are awarded exclusively to games that were developed in Canada, and released in 2012. Far Cry 3 was the big winner taking home Game of the Year, Best New Character (Vaas), The Fan's Choice Award, Best Animation, Best Game Design, and Best Visual Arts. It turns out Canadian's really like to romp around tropical islands fighting insane people and tigers.
You can check out the full list of winners and nominees below, or by heading to the Canadian Video Game Awards official website.
Game of the YearWINNER: Far Cry 3Assassin’s Creed IIIFar Cry 3Mark of the NinjaMass Effect 3Papo & YoFuture Shop Fans’ Choice AwardWINNER: Far Cry 3Assassin’s Creed IIIBatman Arkham City Armored EditionFar Cry 3Mark of the NinjaMass Effect 3Papo & YoPrototype 2Sleeping DogsSound ShapesWaveformBest Console GameWINNER: Mass Effect 3Assassin’s Creed IIIFar Cry 3FIFA Soccer 13Mass Effect 3Sleeping DogsBest Downloadable GameWINNER: Mark of the NinjaIncredipedeMark of the NinjaMechWarrior OnlineShank 2WaveformBest Game on the GoWINNER: Sound ShapesBaldur’s Gate: Enhanced EditionMy Singing MonstersShellrazerSound ShapesThe Bard’s TaleBest Social / Casual GameWINNER: The Secret Worldi saw her standing thereJurassic Park BuilderMarvel Avengers: Battle for EarthRubber TacosThe Secret WorldBest AnimationWINNER: Far Cry 3Far Cry 3Mark of the NinjaPrototype 2Shank 2Sleeping DogsBest AudioWINNER: Assassin’s Creed IIIAssassin’s Creed IIIIncredipedeMark of the NinjaMy Singing MonstersSound ShapesBest Game DesignWINNER: Far Cry 3Assassin’s Creed IIIFar Cry 3Mark of the NinjaMass Effect 3Sound ShapesBest Game InnovationWINNER: Sound ShapesFar Cry 3Mark of the NinjaPapo & YoSound ShapesWaveformBest Indie GameWINNER: Mark of the NinjaMark of the NinjaPapo & YoShank 2Sound ShapesWaveformBest New CharacterWINNER: Far Cry 3Far Cry 3 – VaasNun Attack – The Nun Squad!Papo & Yo – QuicoPrototype 2 – James HellerSleeping Dogs – Wei ShenBest Original MusicWINNER: Mass Effect 3Assassin’s Creed III – Main Theme SongMass Effect 3 - Leaving EarthPapo & Yo – LiberationSleeping Dogs - Sleeping Dogs ScoreSounds Shapes – CitiesBest TechnologyWINNER: Assassin’s Creed IIIAssassin’s Creed IIIMark of the NinjaMechWarrior OnlinePrototype 2SSXBest Visual ArtsWINNER: Far Cry 3Assassin’s Creed IIIFar Cry 3IncredipedeMark of the NinjaMass Effect 3Best WritingWINNER: Mass Effect 3Assassin’s Creed IIIFar Cry 3Mark of the NinjaMass Effect 3Sleeping Dogs
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Wow, they've actually got a more indie open and obscure acknowledging list than GI's ever had. I approve! Papo & Yo being in the GOTY category especially!
Its good Halo4 & BlackOps werent nominated, but Assassin's Creed although better than those 2 shouldnt have been nominated either, it was ok, but didnt deserved any nomination since the yearly cycle there asnt been any real improvement on the series, its just the same thing on different locations
Glad Far Cry 3 won a few awards