Canadian Videogame Awards 2013 & 2014 Winners Revealed

November 24, 2014Written by Jason Dunning


Taking place over the weekend, the 5th annual Canadian Videogame Awards bundled the 2013 and 2014 winners across seventeen different  categories into once night.

With eligible titles “representing work developed in Canada” and a “body of industry experts from across the country” voting on the winners, here’s who won each award:

2013 Award Winners

  • Game of the Year – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Best Writing – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Best Console Game – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Best Game Design – Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag
  • Best New Character – Edward Kenway (Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag)
  • Best Downloadable Game – Guacamelee!
  • Best Indie 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 Visual Arts – Batman: Arkham Origins
  • Best Audio – Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon
  • Best Original Music – Power Core by Power Glove (Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon)
  • Best Game Innovation – Contrast
  • Best Technology – Dead Rising 3
  • Fans’ Choice Award – Outlast

2014 Award Winners

  • Game of the Year – Watch Dogs
  • Besst Console Game – Watch Dogs
  • Best Technology – Watch Dogs
  • Best Downloadable Game – Child of Light
  • Best Animation – Child of Light
  • Best New Character – Aurora (Child of Light)
  • Best Original Music – Aurora’s Theme (Child of Light)
  • Best Visual Arts – Child of Light
  • Best Game on the Go – Skylanders Trap Team
  • Best iOS Game – Hitman GO
  • Best Game Design – Hitman GO
  • Best Social/Casual Game – I Saw Her Across the World
  • Best Audio  – Assassin’s Creed IV: Freedom Cry
  • Best Game Innovation – Super Time Force
  • Best Indie Game – Always Sometimes Monsters
  • Best Writing – Always Sometimes Monsters
  • Fans’ Choice Award – Dragons: Rise of Berk

G4 Canada will re-broadcast the awards on Saturday, November 29 at 6pm, 9pm, and 12am, as well as on Sunday, November 30 at 2pm, 7pm, and 11pm.

Next up for awards shows is The Game Awards on December 5 in Las Vegas.

Are you surprised by any of the winners?

[Source: Canadian Videogame Awards]