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Canadian Videogame Awards: Mass Effect 2, AC: Brotherhood each score seven nominations

Monday, 18th April 2011 13:48 GMT By Stace Harman

The finalists for the Vancouver-based Canadian Videogame Awards have been announced, with Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood and Mass Effect 2 looking set to clean up.

Canada is set to celebrate its position as the world’s third largest videogame developer – in terms of number of people employed – with an evening of glitz, glamour and the bestowing of accolades at next month’s 2nd annual Canadian Videogame Awards.

Alongside the EA and Ubisoft headliners in Mass Effect 2 and Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood with seven nominations each, FIFA 11, Dead Rising 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction have each picked up two nominations in the Game of the Year and Best Console Game categories, whilst Ron Gilbert’s DeathSpank has secured a nomination in the Best Game Design category.

The full list of nominations are:

Game of the Year

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Dead Rising 2
FIFA 11
Mass Effect 2
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction

Best Console Game

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Dead Rising 2
FIFA 11
Mass Effect 2
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction

Best Game on the Go

Lil’ Pirates
Osmos for iPad
Scrabble for iPad
A Space Shooter for 2 Bucks
Trainyard

Best Downloadable Game

Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
Deathspank
HOARD
Shank
A Space Shooter for 2 Bucks

Best Audio

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising
Mass Effect 2
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction

Best Social/Casual Game

Dex Hamilton: Alien Entomologist
GardenMind
Mercenaries of War
Pocket God on Facebook
Pot Farm

Best Game Design

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Deathspank
Mass Effect 2
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction
Trainyard

Best Technology

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Kinect for XBOX 360
Mass Effect 2
Scrabble for iPad
Your Shape Fitness Evolved

Best Visual Arts

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Mass Effect 2
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction
Tron: Evolution

Best Writing

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
Dawn of War II: Chaos Rising
Mass Effect 2
Prince of Persia – The Forgotten Sands
Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction

Best Student Game

Codex
Ginkgo
Hootlin
WOMP!

Innovation Award

Kinect Joy Ride
ModNation Racers
Scrabble for iPad
Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
Your Shape Fitness Evolved

Thanks, Gamasutra.

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1 Comments

  1. ultramega

    Huh. Haven’t heard about this until now. We do have a lot of great studios here, though.

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