'Mass Effect 2' scoops Canadian Videogame Awards

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Finalists in the same seven categories at the Canadian Videogame awards, Mass Effect 2 took home four while Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood won two.

Electronic Arts' Mass Effect 2 was named Canadian Game of the Year, winning awards for Best Console Game, Best Game Design, and Best Writing.

Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, a Ubisoft title, clinched Best Audio and Best Visual Arts.

It was Kinect for Xbox 360 that prevented the two games from dominating their categories, as Microsoft's hands-free control system was given Best Technology.

The iPad game Osmos was Best Mobile Game; Deathspank won Best Downloadable for its outing on PC, PS3 and 360; while the Facebook version of Pocket God was best Social/Casual game.

ModNation Racers for the PS3 was given the Innovation Award, and WOMP! was declared Best Student Game.

Mass Effect 2 ( masseffect.com) - Canadian Game of the Year, Console Game, Game Design, Writing
Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood ( assassinscreed.com) - Audio, Visual Arts
Osmos for iPad ( hemispheregames.com/osmos) - Game on the Go
Deathspank ( deathspank.com) - Downloadable
Pocket God on Facebook ( apps.facebook.com/pocketgod) - Social/Casual Game
Kinect for Xbox 360 ( xbox.com/kinect) - Technology
WOMP! ( wompgame.tumblr.com) - Student Game
ModNation Racers ( modnation.com) - Innovation Award