Introducing the Winners of the 2022 Canadian Game Awards

It’s with our great pleasure to reveal the winners of the 2022 Canadian Game Awards. The nominations were put together earlier this year by our Selection Committee. Our Judging Committee, which is comprised of various members of the gaming industry, voted on the winners of each category.

The Canadian Game Awards was live-streamed on Twitch. With 21 categories covering all aspects of excellence, from ‘Best Performance’ to ‘Studio of the Year,’ the 2022 Canadian Game Awards was able to spotlight the incredible games produced in Canada, and the people who give the industry its heart and soul.

Here are your winners of this year’s Canadian Game Awards.

Best Art Direction

WINNER: Wytchwood
Also nominated: Far Cry 6, Clan O’Conall and the Crown of the Stag, Winds & Leaves, Age of Empires IV

Best Game Design

WINNER: Inscryption
Also nominated: Far Cry 6, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Moonglow Bay, LEGO Star Wars: Castaways

Best Score/Soundtrack

WINNER: Age of Empires IV
Also nominated: Assassin’s Creed Discovery Tour: Viking Age, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Echo Generation, The Big Con

Best Performance

WINNER: Giancarlo Esposito as Anton Castillo, Far Cry 6
Also nominated: Jon McLaren as Star-Lord – MGOTG, Alex Weiner as Rocket – MGOTG, Jack Black as Mote of Light – Psychonauts 2, Dominic Monaghan – Dark Threads

Best Narrative

WINNER: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
Also nominated: Echo Generation, Moonglow Bay, Wytchwood, Boyfriend Dungeon

Best Audio Design

WINNER: The Vale: Shadow of the Crown
Also nominated: Echo Generation, Chivalry 2, Age of Empires IV, LEGO Star Wars: Castaways

Best Esports Player

WINNER: Russel “Twistzz” Van Dulken
Also nominated: Tyson “TenZ” Ngo, Alex “scuwry” Scala, Jasmine “Jazzyk1ns” Manankil, Mirna “athxna” Noureldin

Best Esports Host

WINNER: Parker “Interro” Mackay
Also nominated: Alex “Vansilli” Nguyen, Brody “Liefx” Moore, Camille “Camco” Salazar-Hadaway, Conner “Scrawny” Girvan

Best Esports Organization

WINNER: Luminosity Gaming
Also nominated: OverActive Media, Parabellum Esports, Lazarus, Mirage

Best Esports Event

WINNER: Red Bull Campus Clutch – Canada National Finals
Also nominated: Jack Link’s $100k Canada Cup Powered by Toronto Ultra, Pinnacle 2021, Bell Esports Challenge, Get On My Line 2021

Best Esports Coach

WINNER: Raymond “Rambo” Lussier
Also nominated: Kyle “OCEAN” O’Brien, Thomas “Trippy” Schappy, Joshua “Jatt” Leesman, Gabriel “Invert” Zoltan-Johan

Best Content Creator/Show

WINNER: Evan Fong
Also nominated: Nick Amyoony, Autumn Rhodes, HappyConsoleGamer, Andre Rebelo

Best Streamer

WINNER: Imane “Pokimane” Anys
Also nominated: Michael “Shroud” Grzesiek, Félix “xQc” Lengyel, Jeremy “Disguised Toast” Wang, Danny “Shiphtur” Le

Best Personality

WINNER: Stephanie “missharvey” Harvey
Also nominated: Camille “Camco” Salazar-Hadaway, Autumn Rhodes, Jeremy “Disguised Toast” Wang, Imane “Pokimane” Anys

Best PC Game

WINNER: Age of Empires IV
Also nominated: Mass Effect Legendary Edition, Assassin’s Creed Discovery Tour: Viking Age, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, Inscryption

Best Console Game

WINNER: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
Also nominated: Far Cry 6, Assassin’s Creed Discovery Tour: Viking Age, FIFA 22, Echo Generation

Best Mobile Game

WINNER: LEGO Star Wars: Castaways
Also nominated: Goose Goose Duck, RuPaul’s Drag Race Superstar, Big NEON Tower VS Tiny Square, Hotel Hermes, Grindstone

Best VR/AR Game

WINNER: Pistol Whip: Smoke & Thunder
Also nominated: Doom 3 VR, Dark Threads, Winds & Leaves, Arcadia.tv

Studio of the Year

WINNER: Ubisoft Toronto
Also nominated: EA Sports, Motive Studios, Relic Entertainment, Ubisoft Montreal

Best Indie Game

WINNER: Echo Generation
Also nominated: Moonglow Bay, Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Boyfriend Dungeon, The Big Con

Game of the Year

WINNER: Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
Also nominated: FIFA 2022, Far Cry 6, Echo Generation, Boyfriend Dungeon

Fans’ Choice Award

WINNER: Super Animal Royale
Also nominated: Goose Goose Duck, Chicory: A Colorful Tale, Chivalry 2, Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

We’d like to congratulate each and every winner of this year’s awards. It’s once again been an honour to be able to highlight the creatives and voices who make the Canadian industry stand out on the world stage. Alongside the Canadian Game Awards, the first-ever Canadian Indie Game Awards were held on April 7, and we are proud to present the list of winners.

Be sure to follow the Canadian Game Awards on social media for more updates. We look forward to seeing you next year!

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