Bohemia Interactive Community Awards 2009 winner announcement!

Prague, Czech Republic– 12th February 2010– Bohemia Interactive together with NaturalPoint and RockPaperShotgun.com today announces the closing stage of their annual Bohemia Interactive’s Community Awards– the winner’s announcement! We received many, many votes and very positive feedback, not only from our dedicated community, but also from the public as a whole.

The second annual Bohemia Interactive Community Awards was a huge success with 500 nomination votes and a total of nearly 5,000 votes through all categories. So without further ado, here are the winners:

Best Mod / Addon:

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

Best Mission / Campaign:

CampaignСВОБОДА (Svoboda) by SARMAT Studio for ARMA 2 (SP)

Best User Created Movie:

Arma 2: Black Hawk Down by Richiepeed13

Best Community Website:

Armaholic.com

Best Community Member:

Sickboy

The final stage of this year’s annual“Bohemia Interactive Community Awards” is over. We’d like to take this opportunity to thank everyone who took part, from those who nominated and voted, to those fantastic people who were named as finalists in each of the categories, you guys and gals are the reason this community is as special as it is and we greatly appreciate all the hard work and talent everyone puts in to being part of it. To the winners we say congratulations and enjoy your prizes, to those who didn’t quite make it, there’s always the next community awards, maybe 2010 will be your year!

For more information about Bohemia’s projects visit www.bistudio.com

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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 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: 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.

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