CVA 2016 announce finalist nominees

Posted on Nov 1 2016 - 4:39am by Camille

It’s the end of the year and with that the Canadian Video Game Awards are not too far away. The CVA highlights the countries top talents in AAA gaming titles and indie games that have caught the eyes of the industry and judges. The organization finally released the final nominees that fans can expect to be announced at the ceremony on November 15:

Best Console Game

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)
Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
NHL 17 (EA Canada)
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal)

Best Mobile/Handheld Game

Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
Leap of Fate (Clever-Plays)
LOUD on Planet X (Pop Sandbox Inc.)
Severed (Drinkbox Studios)

Best PC Game

Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Digital)
Death Road to Canada (Madgarden)
Halcyon 6: Starbase Commander (Massive Damage, Inc.)
Moon Hunters (Kitfox Games)
Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games)

Best Virtual Reality Game

Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes (Steel Crate Games)
Modbox (Alientrap)
The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)
Waddle Home (Archiact Interactive Ltd.)

Best Animation

Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)
NHL 17 (EA Canada)
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal)
UFC 2 (EA Canada)

Best Art Direction

Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
Severed (Drinkbox Studios)

Best Audio

Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)
NHL 17 (EA Canada)
The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

Best Debut Game

Friday Night Bullet Arena (Red Nexus Games Inc.)
Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
Leap of Fate (Clever-Plays)
Oz: Broken Kingdom (This Game Studio)
The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

Best Educational Game

Modbox (Alientrap)
Porta-Pilots: Plunging Through Time (Hibernum)
Scattergories (Magmic)

Best Game Design

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
NHL 17 (EA Canada)
Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege (Ubisoft Montreal)
Ultimate Chicken Horse (Clever Endeavour Games)

Best Game Innovation

Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
Eagle Flight (Ubisoft Montreal)
Modbox (Alientrap)
The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)
Ultimate Chicken Horse (Clever Endeavour Games)

Best Indie Game

Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
Severed (Drinkbox Studios)
Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games)
The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

Best Musical Score

Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Digital)
Deus Ex GO (Square Enix Montreal)
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
Severed (Drinkbox Studios)

Best Narrative

Alone With You (Benjamin Rivers Inc.)
Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
FIFA 17 (EA Canada)
Moon Hunters (Kitfox Games)
Severed (Drinkbox Studios)

Best New Character

Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Digital) – The Trapper
Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games) – Thora
Leap of Fate (Clever-Plays) – Mukai
Severed (Drinkbox Studios) – Sasha
Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games) – Reynardo

Best Performance

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
OK K.O! Lakewood Plaza Turbo (Double Stallion Games)
Porta-Pilots: Plunging Through Time (Hibernum)
Tappy Toes (rikkir inc)
The Gallery – Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)

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