2016 MARKS THE FIFTH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BOSA / BEST OF SHOW AWARDS ! The 2016 Best Of Show Arcade Machine Awards (BOSA) presented by BMIGaming and The Stinger Report was created to highlight and reward the very best in new arcade game and amusement technology, while recognizing and celebrating vibrant creativity and innovation within the amusement industry, and to assist publicizing new arcade game and amusement machine product excellence worldwide, starting with the first BOSA Award presented in 2012. The criteria used to selectthe Best Of Show Arcade Machine Award Winners are based on brand new products shown at the annual IAAPA Attractions Expo - Products are first reviewed and nominated for a BOSA Award by our panel of judges, then voted upon, with all 2016 BOSA Nominees assigned weighted product score, after a full review and lengthy 'live" debate between our judges, with final scores being based on any of these five areas of importance : Product Originality / Uniqueness, Playability / Enjoyment, Relevance, Earning Potential and Product Pricing The 2016 BOSA Awards will be issued in (5) Product Categories : Video Arcade Games, Video Redemption Games, Redemption Games, Motion Simulators Rides / Theaters and the introduction of a newcategory for the 2016 BOSA Awards, " Kid-Tainment Games / Rides " covering products geared towards pre-school (2 to 8 years old) players. BOSA Award Nominees have only thepotentialto win either a Gold, Silver or BronzeMedal or Honorable Mention Award in their category - Product categories, and the amount of awards issued, fluctuate each year depending on the quality and quantity of amusement products as seen by our judges on the show floor at the IAAPA Trade Show.
MOTOGP ARCADE | BOSA 2016 SILVER MEDAL WINNER | RAW THRILLS Enjoy the thrills and the speed of MotoGP Racing now in the arcades ! Features licensed race tracks, GP race bikes and free online play so you can compete against other players worldwide !
GALAGA ASSAULT | BOSA 2016 BRONZE MEDAL WINNER | BANDAI NAMCO The space bugs from the beloved classic video arcade game return, better than ever now in HD Game features both ticket redemption and classic video arcade play options, to fit any location !
DREAM OF PIANO | BOSA 2016 HONORABLE MENTION | SHENG HUA TECH
No matter if you can play the piano or not - Everyone can enjoy this innovative music rhythm game for 1 or 2 players at once - Features a very unique piano-shaped cabinet that draws in the players !
Game Details, Videos, Brochures, Pricing and Availability : Coming Soon !
PINK PANTHER JEWEL HEIST | BOSA 2016 GOLD MEDAL WINNER | ICE GAMES We love this colorful and addictive videmption game ! Players try to escape down 100 floors while grabbing coins and being very careful not to get caught or killed by Laser Beams, Bulldogs, Guards or even Inspector Clouseau !
GRIDIRON BLITZ | BOSA 2016 SILVER MEDAL WINNER | BAYTEK GAMES Test your American Football skills with this fast-paced, high-energy, physical videmption game that gets players moving - With its interactive gameplay, this unique videmption piece is a sure touchdown !
TIMBERMAN ARCADE | BOSA 2016 BRONZE MEDAL WINNER | MAGIC PLAY Become a lumber jack and chop wood ! This addictive arcade version of the hit mobile app is easy to learn, but difficult to master - and totally fun. Special "Axe" controls allows the use of flippers or buttons to chop !
CROSSY ROAD | BOSA 2016 HONORABLE MENTION | ADRENALINE AMUSEMENTS The smash hit mobile app game now comes to the arcade, sporting a massive 65" HD display screen, along with an arcade model exclusive : two-player competitive play. Simple, family-fun play for all ages !
SPONGEBOB PINEAPPLE ARCADE | BOSA 2016 GOLD MEDAL WINNER | ANDAMIRO This new ticket / card redemption game combines the power of the global SpongeBob SquarePants craze, along with a token pusher and proprietary, collectable SpongeBob Player Cards that really brings in players !
QUIK DROP | BOSA 2016 SILVER MEDAL WINNER | BAYTEK GAMES A colorful, attention-grabbing cabinet coupled with fast-paced, addictive mechanical play is sure to have players trying again and again to skillfully land all 50 balls in the rotating buckets for big tickets !
CHAOS ARCADE | BOSA 2016 BRONZE MEDAL WINNER | BENCHMARK GAMES The latest in the wildly successful "Monster Drop" ball games from Benchmark, Chaos Arcade cranks up the fun by giving players a clamor of balls to deal with - Hit the "Mega Bonus" hole for the big ticket jackpot !
POP-A-BALL | BOSA 2016 HONORABLE MENTION | COASTAL AMUSEMENTS "Pop The Balls" to see where they land on the board, then hold your best numbers and pop again for a chance at the big jackpot in this fun-filled ticket videmption game the whole family can enjoy !
BANDIT EXPRESS ARCADE | BOSA 2016 GOLD MEDAL WINNER | UNIS GAMES This unique new combination of a kiddie train ride, interactive video game and mechanical shooting gallery is posting huge earnings for good reason - There is not anything quite like it in the arcade market today !
DOLPHIN STAR | BOSA 2016 SILVER MEDAL WINNER | BARRON GAMES / IGS Kids not only get to ride on this very adorable moving dolphin in this great looking interactive kiddie video game, but they can also win points, get tickets and even learn new words as they play along !
LET'S GO SAFARI | BOSA 2016 BRONZE MEDAL WINNER | SEGA AMUSEMENTS This very entertaining, interactive kid-tainment video game gives players a real safari adventure, with video "bumper cars", while teaching them about wild animals, all in the course of just one ride !
KIDDY DIDO AIR | BOSA 2016 HONORABLE MENTION | INJOY MOTION CORP Interactive Kiddie Rides are much more fun when they act like a video racing game, and letting players collect "Music Notes" to get the ride to play a "Special Song" and win tickets ! Available in Motion or Non-Motion Units
HURRICANE 360 CINEMA | BOSA 2016 GOLD MEDAL WINNER | DOF ROBOTICS This innovative new 360° rotating motion theatre plus thrill ride combines cutting edge domed-screen display technology with "top-of-the-line" rotating motion seats that guarantees all riders will be thrown for a real loop !
Publicity for 2016 BOSA Award Winners includes a global press release sent to major media outlets and amusement publications and 2016 BOSA Awards Announcement send to 80,000 +BMIGaming.com,The Stinger Report and ArcadeHeroes.com newsletter subscribers and inclusion on this Annual BOSA Awards Page. BOSA Award Badges are posted on all award winning products for sale on the BMIGaming.comwebsite, along with BOSA Award Product Videos posted to theBMIGamingYouTube Arcade Games Channel, which are respectively the most visited website and most watched video channelfor arcade machines worldwide.
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2016 BOSA Awards / Best Of Show Award Press Release : PDF |MS-WORD BOSA Award Presenter Backgrounds :
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The companyhas served thousands of clients worldwide since inception, including many large Fortune 500 firms, amusement and theme parks, family entertainment centers, arcades, bars, restaurants, theaters, casinos, cruise ships, resorts, educational and governmental agencies, retail and residential customers and more, and has been recognized for its rapid sales growth and success story by several media publications and winning major business awards from the Inc. 500 List to PwC's Hot 100 List of the fastest growing private companies in America.
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