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 Deus Ex: Mankind Divided  honored with multiple awards at CVAs

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided honored with multiple awards at CVAs

November 17, 2016 | By Alissa McAloon

November 17, 2016 | By Alissa McAloon
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The 7th annual Canadian Videogame Awards honored Canadian-developed games across twenty different categories last night, with titles like Deus Ex: Mankind Divided and Jotun: Valhalla Edition walking away with awards in multiple categories.

Eidos-Montreal developed Deux Ex: Mankind Divided was named the CVA Game of the Year, and was also given awards for Best Console Game, Best Game Design, Best Narrative, and Best Performance.

Other notable triple-A games, like Far Cry Primal and NHL 17, were awarded Best Animation and Best Audio, respectively. 

Canadian-made indie games had a strong showing at the CVAs as well, with titles like Drinkbox Studios' Severed, Thunder Lotus Games' Jotun: Valhalla Edition, Cloudhead Games' The Gallery - Episode 1, Spearhead Games' Stories: The Path of Destinies, and Behaviour Interactive's Dead by Daylight taking home multiple awards each. 

For a full rundown of all the winners and nominees from this year's Canadian Videogame Awards, check out the archived stream on the event's Twitch channel. Otherwise, a full list of 2016 CVA winners can be found below:

  • Game of the Year: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Best Console Game: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Best Mobile/Handheld Game: Severed (Drinkbox Studios)
  • Best PC Game: Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games)
  • Best Virtual Reality Game: The Gallery - Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)
  • Best Animation: Far Cry Primal (Ubisoft Montreal)
  • Best Art Direction: Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
  • Best Audio: NHL 17 (EA Canada)
  • Best Debut Game: Jotun: Valhalla Edition (Thunder Lotus Games)
  • Best Educational Game: Modbox (Alientrap)
  • Best Game Design: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Best Game Innovation: The Gallery - Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Cloudhead Games)
  • Best Indie Game: Stories: The Path of Destinies (Spearhead Games)
  • Best Musical Score: Severed (Drinkbox Studios)
  • Best Narrative: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Best New Character: The Trapper, Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Interactive)
  • Best Performance: Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Eidos-Montreal)
  • Best Technology: The Gallery - Episode 1: Call of the Starseed (Couldhead Games)

Fans’ Choice Awards:

  • Best Canadian-Made Game: Dead by Daylight (Behaviour Interactive)
  • Best International Game: Rise of the Tomb Raider (Crystal Dynamics)


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