Announcing the winners of the 2021 Canadian Game Awards

Tonight, we celebrated the Canadian gaming industry. From the studios that develop rich and detailed worlds, to the professionals that make the industry a better place to work in; from the big budget AAA titles to the humble yet no less impactful indies. The awards also highlight great Canadian esports players and the events that enable them to showcase their prowess.

With the award show behind us, we would like to formally detail the full list of winners of the 2021 Canadian Game Awards.

Best Art Direction – Spiritfarer

Also nominated: A Fold Apart, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Boreal Tenebrae, Spinch

Best Game Design – Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Also nominated: Gears Tactics, Lucifer Within Us, Star Wars: Squadrons, Watch Dogs: Legion

Best Performance – Cecilie Stenspil (Eivor, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla)

Also nominated: Guillaume Lambert (Announcer, Journey to the Savage Planet), Pascal Langdale (Bagley, Watch Dogs: Legion), Katherine Levac (EKO, Journey to the Savage Planet), Elana Dunkelman (Fenyx (female), Immortals Fenyx Rising)

Best Narrative – Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Also nominated: A Fold Apart, Boreal Tenebrae, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Spiritfarer

Best Score / Soundtrack – Spiritfarer

Also nominated: A Fold Apart, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Immortals Fenyx Rising

Best Audio Design – Star Wars: Squadrons

Also nominated: Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, Dauntless, Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Watch Dogs: Legion

Best Content Creator / Show – Linus Sebastian (Linus Tech Tips)

Also nominated: Autumn Rhodes, James Ronald (Epic Game Music), Ryan Letourneau (NorthernLion)

Best Streamer – Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek

Also nominated: Eren “Caboose” Kose, Jeremy “DisguisedToast” Wang, Kate “Kate” Stark, Stephanie “missharvey” Harvey

Best Personality – Imane “Pokimane” Anys

Also nominated: Geoff Keighley, Kristen “KittyPlays” Michaela, Naomi Kyle, Steve Saylor

Best Esports Host – Camille “Camco” Salazar-Hadaway

Also nominated: Alexander “The Shyway” Hope, Alex “Vansilli” Nguyen, Brody “Liefx” Moore, Jennifer “LemonKiwi” Pichette

Best Esports Player – Indervir “iLLeY” Dhaliwal (Call of Duty)

Also nominated: Artour “Arteezy” Babaev (Dota 2), Josh “Steel” Nissan (Valorant), Michael “Miviens” Viens (NHL), Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn (Starcraft II)

Best Esports Organization – Luminosity Gaming

Also nominated: Eleven Gaming, Mirage Esports, OverActive Media, Raptors Uprising

Best Esports Event – Six Invitational 2020

Also nominated: AdrenaLAN 2020, Get On My Line 2020, NHL 20 Cup, Toronto Ultra 100K Payout

Best Esports Coach – Joshua “Jatt” Leesman

Also nominated: Aaron “Clairvoyance” Kim, Dylan “Coach Didz” Didiano, Dylan Falco, Raymond “Rambo” Lussier

Best PC Game – Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Also nominated: Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Industries of Titan Early Access, Star Wars: Squadrons, Watch Dogs: Legion

Best Console Game – Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Also nominated: A Short Hike, Immortals Fenyx Rising, Spiritfarer, Watch Dogs: Legion

Best Mobile Game – A Fold Apart

Also nominated: Archer: Danger Phone, MARVEL Realm of Champions, Shop Titans, Winding Worlds

Best Indie Game – Spiritfarer

Also nominated: A Fold Apart, Bloodroots, Journey to the Savage Planet, Star Renegades

Best Debut Indie Game – Journey to the Savage Planet

Also nominated: A Fold Apart, Bloodroots, Ikenfell, UnderMine

Best VR / AR Game – Star Wars: Squadrons

Also nominated: Groove Gunner, Slugterra VR, Transformers VR Battle Arena, Vetrix

Fans Choice Award – Hardspace: Shipbreaker

Also nominated: A Fold Apart, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Campaign Remastered, Mad Experiments: Escape Room, Speed Dating for Ghosts

Studio of the Year – Certain Affinity

Also nominated: EA Motive, Phoenix Labs, The Coalition, Thunder Lotus

Game of the Year – Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Also nominated: Hardspace: Shipbreaker, Spiritfarer, Star Wars: Squadrons, Watch Dogs: Legion

It is with great pleasure that we congratulate all the winners of this year’s Canadian Game Awards. As the Canadian game industry continues to grow and evolve, we can’t wait to celebrate with you all again next year.

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