EA, Eidos, and Capybara Games honored at Canadian Videogame Awards

EA, Eidos Montreal, and Capybara Games are the newly crowned kings of the Canadian video game scene. This weekend, officials with the 3rd Annual Canadian Videogame Awards (CVA) named FIFA 2012 the top game of 2011, and bestowed both Deus Ex: human Revolution and Superbrothers: Sword and Sorcery EP with five awards each.

The three 2011 releases were the most recognized games in a ceremony that paid tribute to other Canadian-made titles including Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed: Revelations, BioWare's Dragon Age II, and EA's Fight Night Champions.

See the full results below:

Game of the Year: FIFA Soccer 12 (EA)
Best Console Game: Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Eidos Montreal)
Best Game on the Go: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (Capybara Games)
Best Downloadable Game: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (Capybara Games)
Best Audio: Deus Ex: Human Revolution  (Eidos Montreal)
Best Social/Casual Game: Margaritaville Online (Exploding Barrel Games)
Best Game Design: Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Eidos Montreal)
Best Technology: Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 (Ubisoft Montreal)
Best Visual Arts: Assassin's Creed Revelations (Ubisoft Montreal)
Best Writing: Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Eidos Montreal)
Best Indie Game: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (Capybara Games)
Best New Character: Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Eidos Montreal)
Best Original Music: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (Capybara Games)
Future Shop Gamers' Choice Award - Top Selling Canadian Videogame: NHL 12 (Electronic Arts)
Innovation Award: Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP (Capybara Games)

The Canadian Videogame Awards were hosted by Solid Snake voice actor David Hayter, and held this past Saturday during a live presentation in Vancouver, British Columbia. On-hand for the gala was Victor Lucas, CVA co-founder and executive producer of The Electric Playground, who noted: "The games we saw at the show this evening are world-class and illustrate once again that Canadian game developers are second to none when it comes to creating interactive entertainment!"

Amen, my fellow Canuck. Review the full list of nominees at Canadian Videogame Awards finalists announced, Solid Snake to host, or revel in Maple Leaf pride during the northern televised broadcast on Citytv, April 28; and on G4 Canada, April 28 and 29.

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  • DoctorCrazy - April 24, 2012 8:36 a.m.

    Deus Ex really ran away with most of the awards here. It's good too see that some real quality games are coming from Canada!

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