2012 Canadian Videogame Awards Announces Finalists

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The finalists in fourteen categories for the upcoming Canadian Videogame Awards were announced today.

Over 100 nominations were received this year from all parts of Canada, with 28 games represented in the list of finalists. All awards are for work developed in Canada and released in 2011. Winners will be voted on by a body of industry experts from across the country, however members of the public can get in the game and cast their vote for Canadian Game of the Year as well.

The Canadian Videogame Awards will be held in Vancouver on Saturday, April 21 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Check out the nominees for Game of the Year, Best Mobiile Game and Best Social/Casual Game below.

GAME OF THE YEAR

• Assassin's Creed Revelations - Ubisoft Montreal

• Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Eidos-Montreal

• FIFA 2012 - Electronic Arts

• Fight Night Champion - Electronic Arts

• Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games

BEST GAME ON THE GO

• A Space Shooter for Free - Frima Studio

• Assassin's Creed Recollection - Ubisoft Montreal

• Squibble - MassHabit Games

• Super Stickman Golf - Noodlecake Studios

• Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games

BEST SOCIAL/CASUAL GAME

• Cranky Cat - March Entertainment

• GreenSpace - RocketOwl Inc.

• Margaritaville Online - Exploding Barrel Games

• Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventures - Untold Entertainment

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