Bohemia Interactive Community Awards 2009 update!

Prague, Czech Republic– 4th January 2010– Bohemia Interactive together with NaturalPoint and RockPaperShotgun.com today announces the end of the nomination stage of the“2009 Community Awards”. The Bohemia Interactive Community Awards is an event which invites the extensive ARMA and ARMA 2 community to nominate and vote for their favorite fan made content.

The nomination phase officially ended at midnight on the 31st December. Each category now has its five finalists:

Best Mod / Addon

• A.C.E Advanced Combat Environment for ARMA / ARMA 2

• An-2 pack by SARMAT Studio for ARMA 2

• BW - Bundeswehr MOD for OFP / ARMA / ARMA 2

• CAA1 Project for ARMA 2

• Project RACS for ARMA / ARMA 2

Best Mission / Campaign

• CampaignÑ ® ÎÁÎ TM À (Svoboda) by SARMAT Studio for ARMA 2 (SP)

• Cipher - full dynamic mission by Wiper for ARMA 2 (SP / MP coop)

• DominationA2! by Xeno for ARMA 2 (MP coop)

• First War by Kheiro for ARMA 2 (SP)

• Warfare BE - Benny Edition for ARMA 2 (MP coop)

Best User Created Movie

• Wings of Russia by SARMAT Studio production

• Arma 2: Black Hawk Down by Richiepeed13

• ADO 83corsair Quesh Kibrul

• The Crate II by Legislator

• Red Dawn: Endgame (ArmA 2 Trailer) by sincover47

Best Community Website

• ARMA.at.ua

• Armaholic.com

• ArmedAssault.info

• Dev-Heaven.net

• OFPEC.com

Best Community Member

• Benny

• Foxhound

• Kju (Q)

•ÑÌÅÐØ (Smersh)

• Sickboy

The voting stage for the Community Awards is opened now so we ask everyone to head over to the online voting form at www.arma2.com! The voting stage lasts until January 31st 2010 12:00PM CET!

All details including the competition´s conditions are published at Bohemia´s homepage at www.bistudio.com

Track us on the web and be the first to know:

YouTube: ARMA2official

Twitter: IDEAGames

Facebook: IDEA Games

- ENDS -

For more information please contact:

IDEA Games

Michal Harangozo

Email: michal@idea-games.com

Tel: +420 257 189 564

About Bohemia Interactive

Established in 1999 in Prague, Czech Republic, Bohemia Interactive is an independent game development studio that focuses on developing original state of the art computer entertainment and simulation software, including the research of proprietary advanced real-time 3D graphics, artificial intelligence and physical simulation technologies for real-time interactive environments.

Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis*, Bohemia Interactive's debut game published byCodemasters in 2001, became the No. 1 bestselling PC game around the world and has won many international awards, including“Game of The Year” and“Best Action Game.” Over 2 million copies of Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis* have been sold since its release. Bohemia Interactive’s second major release, ARMA: Armed Assault (also known as ARMA: Combat Operations), followed in 2007 and sold over 400,000 copies on PC through various local publishing partners. ARMA 2, the latest hit in the series of realistic military simulators, released worldwide during summer 2009 was placed in the top positions of official PC charts around the world immediately following its release.

The research and development team of Bohemia Interactive has more than 50 experienced developers at studios in the Czech Republic. Bohemia Interactive won the Best PC Game Developer award for 2001 at London’s ECTS exhibition and Rookie Studio of the Year award at GDC 2002. http://www.bistudio.com

*"Operation Flashpoint"™ is a trademark of Codemasters.

About NaturalPoint

Based in Corvallis, Oregon, NaturalPoint® designs and manufactures the TrackIR™, OptiTrack™, and SmartNAV™ product lines. With a rapidly growing and enthusiastic user base, over 100 supported titles, and a product in its 5th generation, TrackIR has a long history of supporting pioneering gaming titles. It is the highest-selling head tracker in the world and represents the industry standard for optical motion tracking for PC gaming. Visit www.trackir.com for more information.

About RockPaperShotgun.com

RPS is about PC gaming– all of PC gaming, rather than just one of the weird and wonderful niches most other PC-centric sites confine themselves to. It’s written by four of Britain’s top games journalists, and it aims to cover everything from the latest breaking stories about the biggest releases to esoterica from the format’s obscurest peninsulas.

Visit www.rockpapershotgun.com for more information.


Games PressGames Press is the leading online resource for games journalists. Used daily by magazines, newspapers, TV, radio, online media and retailers worldwide, it offers a vast, constantly updated archive of press releases and assets, and is the simplest and most cost-effective way for PR professionals to reach the widest possible audience. Registration for the site and the Games Press email digest is available, to the trade only, at www.gamespress.com.