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Scorpion vs Cobra: A Comparison

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Scorpion vs Cobra: A Detailed Comparison

Introduction

The world of live gaming is an exceptionally competitive environment, where only the fittest (or the most adaptable) survive.

Battlefield Sports has survived by offering the market a variety of gaming guns models, both tactical and traditional.

Two of the most popular laser tagger models are the Cobra and the Scorpion. For most people, both represent flexibility, robustness, and high quality.

But which laser tagger would come out on top? Here are some facts about both models to consider when making this decision.

cobra vs scorpion

History

The Scorpion was one of the original gaming gun designs by Battlefield Sports.

The current design of the Scorpion is the fourth model in the history of its nameplate. The very first design launched way back in 2003. It is the best-selling model in the tactical gaming market. Its compact dimensions mean that it is effective in both indoor or outdoor environments.

The Cobra made its debut back in 2010.

And since then its design has remained pretty stable. It is the most popular model for the traditional laser tag market. Again it works well both indoors or outdoors gameplay.

Both have the integrated red-dot scope and feature integrated optik sensors, as standard.

Brand Ambassadors and Product Placement

A dominant factor in the live gaming industry is marketing and brand ambassadors. In a crowded market teeming with a plethora of entertainment options celebrity endorsements can help your brand stand out in the crowd.The scorpion model was one of the featured laser taggers at a HALO video game launch in a series of events across Canada. 

Famous cosplayer Raychul Moore has also played our brand of laser tag with the Scorpion model. A Capcom press event hosted a Resident Evil themed laser tag experience.

"McLeod's Daughters" television star, Simmone Jade Mackinnon aka Stevie Hall and screen hunk, Aaron Jeffery who played bad-boy Alex Ryan teamed up with the rest of the cast for an on-screen battle as a unique way to celebrate their characters' stag' and hens' celebration. Re-runs and streaming of the TV drama have continued the benefits of this celebrity endorsement.

 

Famous tough-guy Dolph Lungren recreated the movie magic using the SATR scorpion laser tagger.

Famous for his roles in action movies like Universal Soldier, Rocky, and 007, as well as the sci-fi classic Johnny Mnemonic, Dolph's reality TV show "Race to the Scene" pits teams against each other in a challenge that re-create memorable movie moments. Using the Scorpion, he re-created the iconic scene in "Terminator 2: Judgment Day" movie in the most famous culvert in Los Angeles County.

Traveling at break-neck speed down the Bull Creek Spillway the Terminator crashes his 18-wheeler truck in pursuit of John Connor. Both the Cobra and the Scorpion featured in the premier of sci-fi movie Divergent was celebrated with a fan experience outside the Odeon cinema in Leicester Square, London.

Overall Aesthetic

In the world of laser tag Battlefield Sports has been adventurous in its design aesthetic. A pioneer in outdoor commercialize its offered the market a portfolio of tactical models made from light-weight aluminum.  But switched that up with the launch of the tough fiber-reinforced poly-carbonate Cobra. Size-wise, the design of the Scorpion has shrunk over the years. The latest design being smaller than the Cobra.

Performance

The Scorpion and the Cobra are synonymous with durable laser taggers that are engineered for performance. Both models are having broken records in longevity for commercial laser tag equipment. Often outlasting their competitors, loyally serving Battlefield Operators for many years. What really separates these gaming gun models from other laser tag manufacturers is its gaming engine, SATR. SATR3 offers more than 350 emulations and has more than 16,000 sound effects.

In Conclusion

A celebrity endorsement can help you create an emotional connection to your battlefield business brand.Both the Scorpion and the Cobra are stalwarts in the gaming gun line-up from Battlefield Sports. Both will appeal to a broad demographic.

Ultimately, the final choice will come down to personal taste and what gaming theme the Battlefield Operator wants. When it comes to overall quality, functionality, and design, there is very little that separates both models. In 2020, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson topped Instagram's rich list as the celebrity thought to be able to charge more than anyone else for a sponsored post. The wrestler-turned-actor, according to the social media marketing firm Hopper HQ charges advertisers more than $1m per post.

I feel that the Cobra has got the edge, especially when it comes to entertaining a broad demographic of gamers. value and achieving high prices at auctions.

The Cobra also edges out the Scorpion on re-sale value, pro-rata on the original sale price.