Our three judges cast the only votes in the Hot List selection, but we gather insight from three independent panels. The Scientists advise us on Innovation. Retailers assess Demand. Players evaluate Performance and Look/Sound/Feel. Our judges evaluated Hot List candidates in four areas.
1. PERFORMANCE (45%)
2. INNOVATION (30%)
3. LOOK/SOUND/FEEL (20%)
4. DEMAND (5%)
GOLD products earned a score of 93 to 100.
SILVER products earned a score of 88 to 92.99.