7th Annual Canadian Video Game Awards Winners Include Deus Ex, Severed

November 16, 2016 Written by Jason Dunning

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The 7th Annual Canadian Video Game Awards were held last night in Montreal, where Deus Ex: Mankind Divided took home both Game of the Year and Best Console Game, while Severed won for Best Mobile/Handheld Game.

Here’s the full list of winners from the 7th Annual Canadian Video Game Awards (winners in bold):

Game of the Year

  • Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Digital)
  • Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • NHL 17 (EA Canada)
  • Severed (Drinkbox Studios)
  • Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal)

Best Console Game

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
  • NHL 17 (EA Canada)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal)

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

  • Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
  • Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
  • Leap of Fate (Clever-Plays)
  • LOUD on Planet X (Pop Sandbox Inc.)
  • Severed (Drinkbox Studios)

Best PC Game

  • Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Digital)
  • Death Road to Canada (Madgarden)
  • Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander (Massive Damage, Inc.)
  • Moon Hunters (Kitfox Games)
  • Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games)

Best Virtual Reality Game

  • Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (Steel Crate Games)
  • Modbox (Alientrap)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)
  • Waddle Home (Archiact Interactive Ltd.)

Best Animation

  • Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
  • Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • NHL 17 (EA Canada)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • UFC 2 (EA Canada)

Best Art Direction

  • Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
  • Severed (Drinkbox Studios)

Best Audio

  • Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • NHL 17 (EA Canada)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

Best Debut Game

  • Friday Night Bullet Arena (Red Nexus Games Inc.)
  • Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
  • Leap of Fate (Clever-Plays)
  • Oz: Broken Kingdom (This Game Studio)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

Best Educational Game

  • Modbox (Alientrap)
  • Porta-Pilots: Plunging Through Time (Hibernum)
  • Scattergories (Magmic)

Best Game Design

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • NHL 17 (EA Canada)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse (Clever Endeavour Games)

Best Game Innovation

  • Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
  • Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Modbox (Alientrap)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)
  • Ultimate Chicken Horse (Clever Endeavour Games)

Best Indie Game

  • Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
  • Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
  • Severed (Drinkbox Studios)
  • Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

Best Musical Score

  • Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
  • Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Digital)
  • Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Severed (Drinkbox Studios)

Best Narrative

  • Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • FIFA 17 (EA Canada)
  • Moon Hunters (Kitfox Games)
  • Severed (Drinkbox Studios)

Best New Character

  • Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Digital) – The Trapper
  • Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games) – Thora
  • Leap of Fate (Clever-Plays) – Mukai
  • Severed (Drinkbox Studios) – Sasha
  • Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games) – Reynardo

Best Performance

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • OK K.O! Lakewood Plaza Turbo (Double Stallion Games)
  • Porta-Pilots: Plunging Through Time (Hibernum)
  • Tappy Toes (rikkir inc)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

Best Technology

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Modbox (Alientrap)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal)

Fans’ Choice Award: Best Canadian-Made Game

  • Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
  • Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Digital)
  • Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • FIFA 17 (EA Canada)
  • Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
  • NHL 17 (EA Canada)
  • Severed (Drinkbox Studios)
  • Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games)
  • The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

Fans’ Choice Award: Best International Game

  • Battlefield 1 (EA DICE)
  • Dark Souls 3 (FromSoftware)
  • Doom (id Software)
  • Inside (Playdead)
  • Overwatch (Blizzard Entertainment)
  • Rise of the Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics)
  • Sid Meier’s Civilization VI (Firaxis Games)
  • The Witness (Thekla, Inc)
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End (Naughty Dog)
  • XCOM 2 (Firaxis Games)

“All awards are for work developed in Canada between November 1, 2015 and November 13, 2016,” the rules adds. “A body of industry experts from across the country [voted] on the winners in each category.”

Do you agree with the winners?

[Source: CV Awards (1), (2), ESA Canada]