Bohemia Interactive Community Awards 2009 announced!

Prague, Czech Republic, November 13th 2009– Bohemia Interactive, award winning independent development studio and creator of ARMA II: one of the most critically acclaimed sandbox PC military simulators of 2009, and IDEA Games are today pleased to announce the next round of the annual event celebrating the creativeness of Bohemia’s projects community:“Bohemia Interactive Community Awards 2009”.

Three phase awards event starts on December 1st 2009 12:00PM CET with the nominations and continues with voting phase in January 2010. Subscribers can nominate their favorite piece of work for any game from Bohemia Interactive till December 31st 2009.“Bohemia Interactive Community Awards 2009” consists of the following categories: 

    <*>MOD/Addon Of The Year  <*>Mission/Campaign Of The Year  <*>Website Of The Year <*>Member Of The Year <*>Video Of The Year

Jan Prazak, Bohemia’s PR manager, explains:“At Bohemia Interactive we have always believed in our PC gaming community and we greatly appreciate the work of our fans since the days of our initial PC release Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis back in 2001. We believe the Bohemia Interactive Community Awards is the best way to give their great work a little more recognition (even beyond that of the usual hard core community) and we continue in our extensive support of the PC modding community with future improvements to our latest title ARMA II as well as various aspects of our online services related to the community.”

Keep checking www.bistudio.com for actual information.

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Media 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, Bohemia Interactive's debut game published by Codemasters 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 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 II, 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 ARMA2

ARMA 2 is set in year 2009, in a fictional state of Chernarus, a post-Soviet country where civil war raged for over 2 painful years. As a leader of USMC Force Recon team, you are sent with your squad to prevent further civilian casualties and ensure ongoing stability in Chernarus.

ARMA 2 is based on the latest generation technology, offering a large-scale game world, authentic and extremely detailed modern units, weapons, vehicles and environments, challenging single player and a vast array of multiplayer options. 

http://arma2.com

ARMA 2, developed by Bohemia Interactive, is available from www.sprocketidea.com now.


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