The BMIGaming.com and The Stinger Report ' Best Of Show Arcade Machine Awards ' or BOSA was created to highlight and reward the very best in new arcade and amusement technology, while recognizing and celebrating the vibrant creativity and innovation within the amusement industry, and to assist in globally publicizing new amusement and arcade machine product excellence worldwide, starting with the first BOSA Awards announced back in early 2011. The criteria used to judge the Best Of Show Arcade Machine Awards are based solely on qualified product lines that BMI Worldwide is a recognized distributor of (or firms new to the industry), and shown at the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo, in which all products that are elected for nomination for a BOSA Award are reviewed and voted upon by our panel of (8) judges this year, with all nominees assigned final scores by our judges based on these five areas of importance : Game Playability & Enjoyment, Game Originality & Uniqueness, Market Relevance, Earning Potential, Game Pricing The Annual BOSA Awards for 2015 will be issued in four game categories : Video Arcade Games, Redemption Games, Video Redemption (Videmption) Games, and new for the BOSA Awards is the introduction of Motion Simulators Rides and Interactive Theaters / Rides to the awards categories, which covers amusements that have a motion platform or interactive ride component. Qualifying products have only the potential to issued either a Gold, Silver or Bronze Medal or 'Honorable Mention' Award in each category. Both categories and the amount of awards issued each year fluctuates, depending on the quality and quantity of new amusements devices seen by our judges at the IAAPA Attractions Expo.
Publicity for the Best Of Show Awards includes a worldwide press release sent to major media outlets via PRWeb and all amusement industry publications, a feature article in The Stinger Report and the BOSA Awards Page, and winners products are featured on special videos posted to both the Awards page, the BMIGaming.com website, and our YouTube Channel, which are the top ranked channel and most visited website globally for amusements. * Manufacturers excluded from 2015 nominations are Baytek and Namco, for not allowing us to film and review their products at IAAPA.
JURASSIC PARK ARCADE MOTION DELUXE | BOSA 2015 GOLD MEDAL Dinosaurs return to the arcade bigger and badder than ever, in this new light-gun motion simulator video shooting arcade game by Raw Thrills - This is also their first motion game !
SEGA SHOWDOWN SPECIAL ATTRACTION | BOSA 2015 SILVER MEDAL Demolition Derby is at the heart of each one of four game modes in this new "super deluxe" driver from Sega, where players smash and crash their way to victory in this cutting-edge motion cabinet !
PUMP IT UP PRIME 2015 | BOSA 2015 BRONZE MEDAL WINNER Andamiro's highly popular 'Pump It Up' music dance machine is back again and better than ever, sporting lots of brand new songs, new game modes, HD game graphics and now online playability!
ARMED RESISTANCE DLX | BOSA 2015 HONORABLE MENTION Players create their own robotic teams made up of two to sixteen players then rush to victory in this very innovative and modernistic third-person deluxe video shooting game from Universal Space.
FISHBOWL FRENZY | BOSA 2015 GOLD MEDAL WINNER Players will experience 'carnival-style' fun while trying to get balls into the fishbowls ! With its cutting-edge transparent display technology, this is one of the hottest games the arcade market has seen in years.
KUNG FU PANDA ARCADE : DOJO MOJO | BOSA 2015 SILVER MEDAL WINNER People of all ages recognize "Kung Fu Panda", and now thanks to ICE, they can now test their own physical 'Kung Fu' skills in this highly active ticket videmption game, with a very attractive cabinet.
SHOOTING MANIA ARCADE | BOSA 2015 HONORABLE MENTION Who knew a shooting gallery gamecould be so highly addicting ? This entertaining title created by IGS and distributed by LAI Games, is a super fun blast to play, whether you play alone or with up to 3 players !
PANNING FOR GOLD ARCADE | BOSA 2015 GOLD MEDAL WINNER Why mine for gold, when you can win tickets for scooping gold nuggets in this unique game ? Players grab floating nuggets in the "river", then a weight scale determines their ticket win in this innovative game by UNIS.
ZOMBIE SNATCHER | BOSA 2015 SILVER MEDAL WINNER Combining the 'old school' rotary arm prize merchandiser with the pop culture phenomenon of 'Zombies', this cool looking prize redemption game by Toccata Gaming is already a huge hit with many locations !
SPINDROME | BOSA 2015 BRONZE MEDAL WINNER Benchmark Games brings the arcade industry another sure-fire ticket redemption game hit, which combines a 'interstellar space' theme along with a huge bubble dome and bright rotating ticket wheel.
GOLD FISHIN' ARCADE | BOSA 2015 HONORABLE MENTION Another colorful 'carnival-style' ticket redemption game from ICE, with a under-the-sea theme that brings players the excitement and simple funof ole' time "carny" style gaming to the arcade.
VALKYRIE INTERACTIVE MOTION THEATER | BOSA 2015 GOLD MEDAL WINNER This innovative motion shooting ride from Simuline gives up to 8 players thrills like they never experienced before, with two opposing screens, incredible 3D effects and the most accurate guns we have ever used in a simulator !
SUPERNOVA XD CINEMA MOTION RIDE | BOSA 2015 SILVER MEDAL WINNER Designed for smaller venuesin mind, the Supernova XD Cinema packs a big punch, while delivering aworld class motion theater ride in a compact footprint, that offers a full range of special effects and awesome realism
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Headquartered in Boca Raton, FL, BMI Worldwide has regional offices located in Salt Lake City, Utah, Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and global offices in Bogota, Colombia, Cape Town, South Africa and Brisbane, Australia, with additional sales offices opening in Europe, Asia and MENA regions in 2015.
http://www.bmigaming.com The Stinger Report / KWP Limited - Specialist in the 'pay-to-play' industry and scene consultancy, and prolific commentator (through The Stinger Report) on the emergence of the new entertainment markets and amusement technologies, in addition to establishing the first progressive and "forward thinking" entertainment industry association in years, the not-for profit DNA Association, focusing exclusively on emerging technologies in the digital "out-of home" interactive entertainment sector.