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2013 Canadian Videogame Awards Finalists Announced

Canadian VideoGame Awards [1]The finalists in sixteen categories were announced today for the upcoming Canadian Videogame Awards [1], which will be held in Vancouver on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at the Vancouver Convention Centre in conjunction with  Fan Expo Vancouver [2].  Over 100 nominations were received this year from all parts of Canada, with ­­25 games represented in the list of finalists. All awards are for work developed in Canada and released in 2012. A body of industry experts from across the country will vote on the winners in each category.

Sponsored by Future Shop, The CVAs will be broadcast across the country on Citytv and G4 Canada through the Rogers Network.  Members of the public can get in the game and cast their vote for the Future Shop Fans’ Choice Award [3] online.

Elias Toufexis has been announced as the host for this year’s show. Elias has gained a huge following in the videogame world with dozens of roles in extremely popular games like The Assassin’s Creed series, The Splinter Cell Series and, most notably, as the lead character of Adam Jensen in Deus Ex: Human Revolution which won Best New Character at last year’s CVAs! On television he has had leading characters in shows like Supernatural, Smallville, Alphas, Eureka, Lost Girl and dozens more.

2013 Canadian Videogame Awards Finalists

Game of the Year

Best Console Game

Best Downloadable Game

Best Game on the Go

Best Social/Casual Game

Best Animation

Best Audio

Best Game Design

Best Game Innovation

Best Indie Game

Best New Character

Best Original Music

Best Technology

Best Visual Arts

Best Writing

Future Shop Fans’ Choice Award

 

For full event information and ticket sales visit the official Canadian Videogame Awards [1] site or follow along on Facebook [4] or Twitter [5] (#CVA2013). The Canadian Videogame Awards are produced by Reboot Communications and Greedy Productions. The producers are joined by a national committee of developers, leaders, and associations from the Canadian interactive entertainment industry.

Future Shop is proud to be the title sponsor of this year’s CVAs, which are also sponsored in part by: G4 Canada, Click Magazine, Sony PlayStation, Microsoft, WB Games Canada, EA, Eidos-Montréal, United Front Games and officially endorsed by the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, and DigiBC.

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#1 Comment By Tami Quiring (@VillageGamer) On Monday March 18, 2013 @ 5:08 am

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#2 Comment By @MichaeldeRoock On Monday March 18, 2013 @ 8:59 am

RT @SlantSixGames: The 2013 @CVAwards finalists have been announced. Congratulations to all the nominees! [11]

#3 Comment By @vectorcourier On Monday March 18, 2013 @ 9:27 am

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The 2013 @CVAwards finalists have been announced. Congratulations to all the nominees! [12]

#4 Comment By @broadviewsol On Monday March 18, 2013 @ 9:54 am

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The 2013 @CVAwards finalists have been announced. Congratulations to all the nominees! [12]