Child of Light and Watch_Dogs Lead as 2014 Game Finalists in 9 Categories Each
TORONTO, Nov. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - The 2014 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.
69 nominations for games released in 2014 were received from all parts of Canada, with 28 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 www.canadianvideogameawards.com/game-of-the-year/. Voting will close November 17th.
Game of the Year Finalists are:
- Chariot (Frima)
- Child of Light (Ubisoft Montréal)
- Company of Heroes 2 - The Western Front Armies (Relic Entertainment)
- Eets Munchies (Klei Entertainment Inc.)
- Hitman GO (Square Enix Montréal)
- Pixel Garden (Oooweeooo Inc.)
- Super Time Force (Capybara Games)
- Uncanny X-Men: Days of Future Past (Glitchsoft)
- Warhammer 40,000: Carnage (Roadhouse Interactive Ltd.)
- Watch_Dogs (Ubisoft Montréal)
Please go to www.canadianvideogameawards.com/5th-annual-cva-finalists-2014-games/ for a list of the finalists in each category.
This year's show will be live-streamed on Twitch, the world's leading video platform and community for gamers and EPN.tv, and broadcast on G4 Canada November 29th at 6pm, 9pm and 12am and Sunday, November 30th at 2pm, 7pm and 11pm.
For full event information visit: www.canadianvideogameawards.com or follow along on Facebook or Twitter (#CanadianVideogameAwards). The 2014 show will include 2013 and 2014 made games to be awarded separately, based on the nomination year, in one ceremony.
The Canadian Videogame Awards are produced by Reboot Communications, EP Media Ltd. and Swaf 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
For further information: Victor Lucas, EP Media Ltd. (formerly Greedy Productions Ltd.), [email protected]; Angela Gatari, Director, Communications & Event Management, Reboot Communications, (778) 425-3514, [email protected]