Vancouver hosts 3rd Canadian Videogame Awards
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The Canadian Press
Published Sunday, April 22, 2012 8:14AM EDT
VANCOUVER - Vancouver was host city for Saturday night's third annual Canadian Videogame Awards.
Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP from Capybara Games in Toronto and Eidos-Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution were the big winners, each taking home five awards.
FIFA Soccer 12 from Electronic Arts was the public's choice for Game of the Year, and NHL 12 from Electronic Arts was named the top selling videogame in Canada.
Other winners included Margaritaville Online from Exploding Barrel Games, and Assassin's Creed Revelations and Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012, both from Ubisoft Montreal.
All the awards were for work developed in Canada and released in 2011.
Victor Lucas, executive producer of The Electric Playground and CVA co-founder, congratulated the winners and nominees.
"The games we saw at the show this evening are world-class and illustrate once again that Canadian game developers are second to none," he said.
The CVA's are presented by Future Shop, and produced by Reboot Communications and Greedy Productions.
A 60-minute special of the CVA's is scheduled to air on Citytv on April 28 and on G4 Canada on April 28 and 29.