2017 BOSA Awards | Best Of Show Arcade Games and Virtual Reality Amusements Award Winners Revealed...

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BMIGaming.com Announces Annual ‘ Best Of Show Awards ’ for New Arcade Games, Virtual Reality Machines and Amusement Devices

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BMI Gaming, The Stinger Report and ArcadeHeroes.com announced the winners of the annual Best Of Show Arcade Machine Awards today. The BOSA Awards is an independent award judged by members of the amusement press and arcade industry pioneers.

Amusement Companies awarded a BOSA this year includes Raw Thrills (3 Awards), LAI Games (2 Awards), UNIS / Universal Space (2 Awards), with Nintendo, Coastal Amusements, Atari, Bandai Namco Games, Adrenaline Amusements, Andamiro Entertainment, Team Play, VRStudios, DOF Robotics, CJ 4DPlex, Virtuix Omni, Taito, Fun VR Tech, Unit-e and World's Fastest Drummer all receiving a single award.

The Sixth Annual Best Of Show Arcade Machine Awards, which showcases the best in new and emerging digital out-of-home (DOOH) arcade and amusement innovations as seen at the recent IAAPA Attractions Expo in Orlando, FL, was the most competitive in its history, with the largest number of nominees to date, including a vast array of new amusement machine and DOOH entertainment firms from around the world.

The Best Of Show Arcade Awards for 2017 covered four amusement product categories this year, including 1) Video Arcade Games, 2) Videmption Arcade Games, 3) Redemption Arcade Games and 4) Immersive Gaming, Virtual Reality Games, Virtual Reality Rides, Motion Simulators and 3D - 7D Motion Theaters.

The criteria used to select BOSA Award Winners are based on products reviewed at the IAAPA Expo. Qualifying products are then nominated for BOSA Awards by our panel of judges, then voted upon, with nominees assigned a weighted product score based on these six areas of importance : Originality, Uniqueness, Playability + Enjoyment, Relevance, Market Earning Potential and Product Pricing.

To view detailed information and pictures for all 2017 Best Of Show Arcade Award Winners :

For a longer, graphical version of the 2017 BOSA Awards Press Release with product pictures :
About The 2017 BOSA Awards :

The BOSA Awards, first presented by BMIGaming.com and The Stinger Report in 2012, was created to highlight and reward the best in new arcade game and amusement technology, while recognizing and celebrating the vibrant creativity and innovation within the amusement and arcade gaming industry.
About The 2017 BOSA Awards Presenters :

BMIGaming.com / BMI Worldwide

BMIGaming.com / BMI Worldwide is a global amusements distributor specializing in arcade
and amusement facility feasibility, design and development to Family Entertainment Centers
(FEC) and Location Based Entertainment (LBE) venues worldwide, with global operations on
three continents. The company has served thousands of clients since its inception in 2012,
from Fortune 500 firms, theme parks, resorts and malls to commercial, residential , retail,
educational and government entities, and its rapid growth has garnered such business
awards as Inc’s ‘Inc. 500’ List, PwC's ‘Hot 100’ List and IRM’s ‘Top 500’ eCommerce Firms.

BMIGaming.com is the most comprehensive amusement product website in existence,
offering over 1400 products from arcade machines, pinball, video, sports and redemption
arcade games to motion simulators, theaters and public-use virtual reality gaming systems.

The Stinger Report

The Stinger Report is a highly acclaimed, widely circulated global amusement newsletter
published bi-weekly since 1994, gives readers breaking news and in-depth reports covering
all facets of the global amusement, arcade and digital "out-of-home" (DOOH) entertainment
sectors, and specializes in publishing “insider" information on trends in the amusement world.

Arcade Heroes

ArcadeHeroes.com is a widely recognized arcade and out-of-home entertainment news and
video review website that provides readers with a highly reliable source of detailed
arcade industry news, new products, and video product reviews since being launched back in 2006.

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