Sponsored by Future Shop, the CVAs return to Vancouver this April with
two new categories!
VANCOUVER, Dec. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - Nominations opened today for the 4th Annual Canadian Videogame Awards, to be held at the Vancouver
Convention Centre on April 20th, 2013. This year's show, sponsored by Future Shop, will once again
celebrate the best and brightest of the Canadian videogame industry.
Developers, publishers and industry leaders from across Canada will
gather in beautiful Vancouver to recognize the outstanding achievements
"Heading into the holiday season," said Victor Lucas, co-host and
executive producer of The Electric Playground and Reviews on the Run,
"videogames are high on everyone's wish lists. We'd really like
Canadians to recognize just how much incredible interactive
entertainment was made this year in this country. As the third largest
developer of video games in the world, this show celebrates Canada's
place as a world leader in this industry."
Nominations for work developed in Canada and released in 2012 are now
open and are welcome from all parts of Canada's game industry. The Call
for Nominations will close on February 1, 2013. The award categories,
as established by a committee of industry leaders from across Canada,
• Best Audio
• Best Console Game
• Best Downloadable Game
• Best Game Design
• Best Game on the Go
• Best Game Innovation
• Best Indie Game
• Best New Character
• Best Original Music
• Best Social/Casual Game
• Best Technology
• Best Visual Arts
• Best Writing
• Game of the Year
The two new categories for this year's awards show are:
• Best Animation
• Future Shop Peoples' Choice Award
Finalists in all categories will be announced March 11, 2013, when
public voting for the Future Shop Peoples' Choice Award will open.
The Canadian Videogame Awards will be held during Fan Expo in Vancouver, and are produced by Reboot Communications and Greedy
Productions. The Awards are officially endorsed by the Entertainment
Software Association of Canada and DigiBC. The producers are joined by
a national industry committee of developers and leaders of the Canadian
digital entertainment industry.
Event information, award categories, adjudication details, and online
nominations are available at www.canadianvideogameawards.com.
SOURCE: Canadian Videogame Awards
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