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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
GLOBAL VR'ST EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŪ GOLF CHAMPIONSHIP EDITION
TAKES AMOA'S 2003 INNOVATOR AWARD
September 26, 2003 -- San Jose, CA -- GLOBAL VR's participation at last week's Las Vegas AMOA Show was highlighted by the acceptance of one of the industry's most coveted awards, The 2003 Innovator Award. This year's trophy was awarded to GLOBAL VR's new golf product, EA SPORTS™ PGA TOURŪ GOLF Championship Edition.
"We are happy to be recognized for making such a significant contribution to our industry," stated Milind Bharvirkar GLOBAL VR President and CEO. "We know that the quality of our product as well as our innovative new business model add up to more revenue for operators, and that's really what matters!"
The products reviewed by the award committee are judged on the following criteria: a) Suitability of the product to operator needs; b) Durability, serviceability, design and friendliness; c) Ease of use; d) Uniqueness in the marketplace; e) Special features; f) Innovation in the coin-op industry; g) Profit Potential. The committee, recognizing the many new and innovative features of Championship Edition, handed GLOBAL VR the 2003 Innovator Award trophy at a ceremony on September 19, 2003 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
GLOBAL VR released Championship Edition in August 2003. The product delivers 8 new golf courses, 3 new golfers, improved swing physics, and a spectacular new graphics engine. Also, players are now able to enjoy "lefty" selection, weather and time of day effects, and environmental animations such as stunning waterfalls, rippling streams, and swaying trees.
Operators signing up for GLOBAL VR's Tournament System can now choose from two subscription models or a pay-per-play model. Additionally, operators who purchase Championship Edition for their tournament connected cabinets will look forward to receiving two additional content updates with nine new courses in all - free of charge.
Customers of GLOBAL VR requiring more detailed information should contact their local sales representative.
For further information please contact:
Phone: (408) 597-3400 ext: 2443
Fax: (408) 597-3431
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