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Canadian Videogame Awards Announce Finalists from 2013

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag Leads 5th Annual Awards with 12 Nominations

TORONTO, March 31, 2014 /CNW/ - The 2013 finalists for the Canadian Videogame Awards were announced today in seventeen categories. The winners will be revealed at the annual event to be held on November 21, 2014 at the Carlu in the heart of downtown Toronto.

Over 75 nominations for games released in 2013 were received from all parts of Canada, with 29 games represented in the list of finalists.  All awards are for work developed in Canada.  A body of industry experts from across the country will vote on the winners in each category.

Members of the general public can get involved by casting their vote for the Fans' Choice Award at Voting will close April 21st.

Game of the Year Finalists are:

  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (Ubisoft Montréal)
  • Batman: Arkham Origins (WB Games Montréal)
  • Contrast (Compulsion Games)
  • Dead Rising 3 (Capcom Vancouver)
  • Don't Starve (Klei Entertainment)
  • Far Cry 3 Blood Dragon (Ubisoft Montréal)
  • Guacemelee! (DrinkBox Studios)
  • Luigi's Mansion: Dark Moon (Next Level Games)
  • Outlast (Red Barrels)
  • Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist (Ubisoft Toronto)

Please go to for a list of the finalists in each category.

For full event information visit: or follow along on Facebook or Twitter (#CVA2014).  The 2014 show will include 2013 and 2014 made games to be awarded separately, based on the nomination year, in one ceremony. Information on 2014 nominations will be released in June.

The Canadian Videogame Awards are produced by Reboot Communications and EP Media, and officially endorsed by the Entertainment Software Association of Canada, Interactive Ontario and DigiBC. The producers are joined by a national advisory board of developers and leaders in the Canadian digital entertainment industry.

SOURCE Canadian Videogame Awards

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