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The Canadian Videogame Awards Unveils 2015 Finalists

The Canadian Videogame Awards nominees were unveiled earlier this week with over 100 nominees for games developed by Canadian game studios.

Earlier this week, the Canadian Videogame Awards announced through press release and on stage during MIGS the nominees for their eighteen categories. The winners will be unveiled during the official annual ceremony, scheduled to take place on December 6th, 2015 at the Mattamy Athletic Center (formerly knows as Maple Leaf Gardens). The nominees in question were selected from all over Canada, all of which are games developed in Canada between November 1st, 2014 and October 31st, 2015. While the organization handles getting the judges in order to select a winner, fans can vote now for the Fan’s Choice Awards. It is important to note that voting closes November 25th, so act now if you want your favorite game to win.

Below is the complete list of all of the nominees for the 2015 edition of the Canadian Videogame Awards:

Game of the Year

– Alto’s Adventure (Snowman)
– Apotheon (Alientrap)
– Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Bruce Lee: Enter the Game (Hibernum Creations)
– Cryptark (Alientrap)
– Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montréal)
– Invisible, Inc. (Klei Entertainment)
– Lara Croft GO (Square Enix Montreal)
– Super Mega Baseball (Metalhead Software)
– Runbow (13AM Games)

Best Console Game

– Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Don’t Starve: Giant Edition (Klei Entertainment)
– Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare)
– Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montréal)
– FIFA 16 (EA Canada)

 

Best Downloadable Game

– Apotheon (Alientrap)
– Invisible, Inc. (Klei Entertainment)
– N++ (Metanet Software Inc.)
– Runbow (13AM Games)
– The Castle Game (Neptune Interactive Inc.)

 

Best Game on the Go

– Bruce Lee: Enter the Game (Hibernum Creations)
– Marvel Contest of Champions (Kabam Inc.)
– Siegefall (Gameloft)
– Skylanders SuperChargers Racing (Beenox)
– The Walking Dead: Road to Survival (IUGO Mobile Entertainment)

 

Best iOS Game

– Alto’s Adventure (Snowman)
– Don’t Starve: Pocket Edition (Klei Entertainment)
– Hitman: Sniper (Square Enix Montreal)
– Lara Croft GO (Square Enix Montreal)
– Oddworld: Stranger’s Wrath (Square One Games Inc.)

 

Best Social/Casual

– Bean Boy (Tyson Ibele)
– Crusaders of the Lost Idols (Codename Entertainment)
– Cupkins (Joydrop)
– I Love Potatoes (A Vali Fugulin game /Minority and Ruben Farrus)
– Waldo & Friends (Ludia Inc.)

 

Best Animation

– Apotheon (Alientrap)
– Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare)
– Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montréal)
– Lara Croft GO (Square Enix Montreal)

 

Best Audio

– Apotheon (Alientrap)
– Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Assassin’s Creed Unity (Ubisoft Montréal)
– Lara Croft GO (Square Enix Montreal)
– Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare)

 

Best Game Design

– Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montréal)
– Lara Croft GO (Square Enix Montreal)
– Last Voyage (Semidome Inc.)
– TowerFall Dark World (Matt Thorson)

 

Best Game Innovation

– Clandestine: Anomaly (ZenFri Inc.)
– Don’t Starve: Giant Edition (Klei Entertainment)
– Lamper VR 2 (Archiact Interactive Ltd.)
– Last Voyage (Semidome Inc.)
– Pulse (Pixel Pi Games)

 

Best Indie Game

– Alpha Quest (rikkir inc)
– Alto’s Adventure (Snowman)
– Apotheon (Alientrap)
– Don’t Starve: Giant Edition (Klei Entertainment)
– Invisible, Inc. (Klei Entertainment)
– Last Voyage (Semidome Inc.)
– Lastronaut (Darrin Henein & Stephan Leroux)
– LOST ORBIT (PixelNAUTS Games)
– Planet of the Eyes (Cococucumber)
– RocketsRocketsRockets (Radial Games Corp.)

 

Best New Character

– Armillo, Armillo (Fuzzy Wuzzy Games)
– The twins Jacob and Evie Frye, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Arno, Assassin’s Creed Unity (Ubisoft Montreal)
– Pagan Min, Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montreal)
– Olivia ‘Central’, Gladstone, Invisible, Inc. (Klei Entertainment)

 

Best Original Music

– King of the Gods, Apotheon (Alientrap)
– D.R. Style (Vinyl), Don’t Starve: Pocket Edition (Klei Entertainment)
– End credits Rose Theme, Forgotten Memories: Alternate Realities (Psychose Interactive Inc.)
– Defender of Kothal, Star Wars Rebels: Recon Missions (Gigataur)
– The Castle Game Theme, The Castle Game Neptune (Interactive Inc.)

 

Best Technology

– Apotheon (Alientrap)
– Clandestine: Anomaly (ZenFri Inc.)
– Fruit Ninja Kinect 2 (Hibernum Creations)
– Hitman: Sniper (Square Enix Montreal)
– Lamper VR 2 (Archiact Interactive Ltd.)

 

Best Visual Arts

– Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare)
– Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Assassin’s Creed Unity (Ubisoft Montreal)
– Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montréal)
– Lara Croft GO (Square Enix Montreal)
– Last Voyage (Semidome Inc.)

 

Best Writing

– Apotheon (Alientrap)
– Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Assassin’s Creed Unity (Ubisoft Montreal)
– Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare)
– Lara Croft GO (Square Enix Montreal)

 

Fans’ Choice Award: Best Canadian-Made Game

– Apotheon (Alientrap)
– Assassin’s Creed Syndicate (Ubisoft Quebec)
– Assassin’s Creed Unity (Ubisoft Montreal)
– Don’t Starve: Giant Edition (Klei Entertainment)
– Dragon Age: Inquisition (BioWare)
– Far Cry 4 (Ubisoft Montréal)
– Hitman: Sniper (Square Enix Montreal)
– Lara Croft GO (Square Enix Montreal)
– Last Voyage (Semidome Inc.)
– N++ (Metanet Software Inc.)

 

Fans’ Choice Award: Best International Game

– Bloodborne
– The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
– Batman Arkam Knight
– Fallout 4
– Metal Gear Solid V
– Super Mario Maker
– Ori and the Blind Forest
– Rise of the Tomb Raider
– Halo 5 guardian
– Rocket league

 

For more information about the Canadian Videogame Awards, feel free to visit www.cvawards.ca or follow them on Facebook or Twitter (#CanadianVideogameAwards).

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Slimzz is a DJ & Gamer by night, IMGMR's Senior Editor and PR by day. He loves to break the meta in his own way, and discover new and engaging games.

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