Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy Wins Canadian Game of the Year
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy was one of the big winners at the recently held Canadian Game Awards. The game from Eidos Montreal scored the events highly coveted Game of the Year title. Having won this award, the game has become a representation of the best that the Canadian gaming industry has to offer.
“And finally the moment you have all been waiting for,” CGA wrote on social media. “The winner of the Game of Year at the 2022 Canadian Game Awards is Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy.”
This is not the only award that Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy managed to bag. The game also won Best Console Game and Best Narrative. The gaming community highly praised the game last year. Critics commended the title for its amazing script and relatable in-game characters.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy were placed against the likes of Boyfriend Dungeon, Echo Generation, FIFA 2022, and Far Cry 6. Followers of the Canadian gaming industry had the opportunity to vote for their favorite Canadian title. However, despite winning the Game of the Year title, the winner of this award was Super Animal Royale.
The Canadian Game Awards is a yearly event within the gaming world. It showcases various interactive experiences that gamers can play from the “third largest developer of video games in the world.”
“This awards show celebrated Canada’s spot on the world stage as a leader in interactive entertainment,” the Canadian Game Awards organization said on their website. Past Game of the Year titles went to Cadence of Hyrule: Crypt of the Necrodancer and Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla.
It is also worth noting that Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy won Game of the Year despite having a rocky start in the market. Senior Creative Director Jean-Francois Dugas told the gaming community that he has “no regrets” with how things turned out.
“We did everything we could but that is the reality of the market,” he said. “Even though we say all Guardians of the Galaxy are known, it is still a new IP in the video game market.”
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