Mass Effect 2 wins Big at Canadian Videogame Awards

Mass Effect 2, BioWare’s popular sci-fi themed RPG sequel, was named Game of the Year at this year’s Canadian Videogame Awards, beating out the likes of Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, Dead Rising 2, FIFA 11, and Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction. Mass Effect 2 also won Console Game of the Year, Best Game Design, and Best Writing. Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood from Ubisoft Montreal received two awards – Best Audio and Best Visual Arts. Other winners included Deathspank, Osmos, Pocket God, WOMP!, ModNation Racers, and Kinect.

The full list of winners (and nominees can be found below:

Game of the Year – Mass Effect 2 (Bioware/Electronic Arts)
– Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
– Dead Rising 2
– FIFA 11
– Mass Effect 2
– Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction

Best Console Game – Mass Effect 2 (Bioware/Electronic Arts)
– Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
– Dead Rising 2
– FIFA 11
– Mass Effect 2
– Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction

Best Game on the Go – Osmos for iPad (Hemisphere Games)
– Lil’ Pirates
– Osmos for iPad
– Scrabble for iPad
– A Space Shooter for 2 Bucks
– Trainyard

Best Downloadable Game – Deathspank (Hothead Games/Electronic Arts)
– Dead Rising 2: Case Zero
– Deathspank
– HOARD
– Shank
– A Space Shooter for 2 Bucks

Best Audio – Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood (Ubisoft Montreal)
– 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 – Pocket God on Facebook (Frima Studio/Bolt Creative)
– Dex Hamilton: Bug Quest
– GardenMind
– Mercenaries of War
– Pocket God on Facebook
– Pot Farm

Best Game Design – Mass Effect 2 (Bioware/Electronic Arts)
– Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
– Deathspank
– Mass Effect 2
– Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction
– Trainyard

Best Technology – Kinect for XBOX 360 (Big Park Game Studio/Microsoft)
– 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 (Ubisoft Montreal)
– Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
– Mass Effect 2
– Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
– Tom Clancy’s Splinter Cell: Conviction
– Tron: Evolution

Best Writing – Mass Effect 2 (Bioware/Electronic Arts)
– 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 – WOMP! (XnEh?/Centre for Digital Media)
– Codex
– Ginkgo
– Hootlin
– WOMP!

Innovation Award – ModNation Racers (United Front Games/Sony Computer Entertainment)
– Kinect Joy Ride
– ModNation Racers
– Scrabble for iPad
– Spider-Man: Shattered Dimensions
– Your Shape Fitness Evolved

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