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Mass Effect 2 Wins Big At Canadian Videogame Awards

BioWare's Mass Effect 2 was the big winner at the Canadian Videogame Awards in Vancouver last night, taking home a total of four awards, including Canada's Game of the Year.
BioWare's Mass Effect 2 was the big winner at the Canadian Videogame Awards in Vancouver last night, taking home a total of four awards, including Canada's Game of the Year. Other notable winners included Ubisoft's Assassin's Creed Brotherhood with two awards, including Best Audio, and Hothead Games' Deathspank with Best Downloadable Game. This year saw a handful of new awards given out, including Best Student Game, which went to WOMP! by the Centre for Digital Media, and the Innovation Award, given to United Front's ModNation Racers. Victor Lucas, co-founder of the awards, said of the event, "The work on display at the ceremony tonight was world-class and illustrated once again that Canadian game developers are second to none when it comes to creating interactive entertainment." The list of winners are as follows: Game of the Year - Mass Effect 2 (Bioware/Electronic Arts) Best Console Game - Mass Effect 2 (Bioware/Electronic Arts) Best Game on the Go - Osmos for iPad (Hemisphere Games) Best Downloadable Game - Deathspank (Hothead Games/Electronic Arts) Best Audio - Assassin's Creed Brotherhood (Ubisoft Montreal) Best Social/Casual Game - Pocket God on Facebook (Frima Studio/Bolt Creative) Best Game Design - Mass Effect 2 (BioWare/Electronic Arts) Best Technology - Kinect for XBOX 360 (Big Park Game Studio/Microsoft) Best Visual Arts - Assassin's Creed Brotherhood (Ubisoft Montreal) Best Writing - Mass Effect 2 (Bioware/Electronic Arts) Best Student Game - WOMP! (XnEh?/Centre for Digital Media) Innovation Award - ModNation Racers (United Front Games/Sony Computer Entertainment)

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