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Sworcery, Deus Ex lead Canadian Videogame Awards nominations

Capy's acclaimed iOS adventure game Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP picked up nine nominations -- the most for any game this year -- for the 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards.

Eric Caoili

March 26, 2012

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Capy's acclaimed iOS adventure game Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP picked up nine nominations -- the most for any game this year -- for the 2012 Canadian Videogame Awards. Organizers for the show, which recognizes standout games developed in Canada and released in 2011, have announced the 28 finalists for more than a dozen categories that will be featured in this year's Canadian Videogame Awards. Other games that received multiple nominations include Ubisoft Montreal's Assassin's Creed Revelations, Eidos-Montreal's Deus Ex: Human Revolution, and Relic Entertainment's Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine. A panel of industry experts will vote on the winners, and members of the public can also cast their vote for the Game of the Year category, which includes Sword & Sworcery, Deus Ex, Assassin's Creed Revelations, and Electronic Arts' FIFA 2012 and Fight Night Champion. The full list of finalists follows: 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 Console Game · Assassin's Creed Revelations - Ubisoft Montreal · Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Eidos-Montreal · Dragon Age II - Bioware · FIFA 2012 - Electronic Arts · Fight Night Champion - Electronic Arts 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 Downloadable Game · Capsized - Alien Trap Games · Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes - Cabybara Games · Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games · Swarm - Hothead Games · Tales From Space: About a Blob - Drinkbox Studios Best Audio · Assassin's Creed Revelations - Ubisoft Montreal · Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Eidos-Montreal · Fight Night Champion - Electronic Arts · Need for Speed: The Run - Electronic Arts · Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Relic Entertainment Best Social/Casual Game · Cranky Cat - March Entertainment · GreenSpace - RocketOwl Inc. · Margaritaville Online - Exploding Barrel Games · Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventures - Untold Entertainment Best Game Design · Assassin's Creed Revelations - Ubisoft Montreal · Dead Rising 2: Off the Record - Capcom Vancouver · Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Eidos-Montreal · Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games · Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Relic Entertainment Best Technology · Assassin's Creed Revelations - Ubisoft Montreal · FIFA 2012 - Electronic Arts · Just Dance 3 - Ubisoft Montreal · Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Relic Entertainment · Your Shape Fitness Evolved 2012 - Ubisoft Montreal Best Visual Arts · Assassin's Creed Revelations - Ubisoft Montreal · Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Eidos-Montreal · Need for Speed: The Run - Electronic Arts · Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games · Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Relic Entertainment Best Writing · Assassin's Creed Revelations - Ubisoft Montreal · Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Eidos-Montreal · Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games · To the Moon - Freebird Games · Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Relic Entertainment Best Indie Game · Capsized - Alien Trap Games · DLC Quest - Going Loud Studios · Super Stickman Golf - Noodlecake Studios · Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games · Tales From Space: About a Blob - Drinkbox Studios Best New Character · Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Adam Jensen) - Eidos-Montreal · Sissy's Magical Ponycorn Adventures (Sissy) - Untold Entertainment · Tales From Space: About a Blob (The Blob) - Drinkbox Studios · Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Relic Entertainment · Yeti (Yeti) - Metanet Software Inc. Best Original Music · Assassin's Creed Revelations - Ubisoft Montreal · Deus Ex: Human Revolution - Eidos-Montreal · Might and Magic: Clash of Heroes - Cabybara Games · Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games · Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Relic Entertainment Innovation Award · Battlefield 3 - DICE/Electronic Arts · Cows vs. Aliens - XMG Studio · Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery EP - Capybara Games · To the Moon - Freebird Games · Warhammer 40,000: Space Marine - Relic Entertainment The third annual Canadian Videogame Awards event will be held at the Vancouver Convention Centre in conjunction with Fan Expo Vancouver on April 21.

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Eric Caoili currently serves as a news editor for Gamasutra, and has helmed numerous other UBM Techweb Game Network sites all now long-dead, including GameSetWatch. He is also co-editor for beloved handheld gaming blog Tiny Cartridge, and has contributed to Joystiq, Winamp, GamePro, and 4 Color Rebellion.

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