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Alexandria, VA (November 19, 2012) - ThinkFun®, Inc., the world's leading developer of addictively fun games that sharpen your mind, proudly announces it has received four nominations for the prestigious 2013 Toy of the Year Awards, well-known as the “Oscars” of the toy industry. Toy of the Year Awards are issued by the Toy Industry Association in concert with consumer, media and industry support. This year yielded a record number of submissions.

 

“We are thrilled with the nominations of these great games!” said Andrea Barthello, ThinkFun Co-founder and COO. “We care so deeply about making games that hit the sweet spot between outrageous fun and brain power, and it is an honor to see our passion recognized and celebrated.”

 

Good Housekeeping Names Yackety Smack a Best Toy 2012!

Good Housekeeping Magazine has released their list of the Best Toys of 2012... and Yackety Smack is a Best Board Game winner!

See the game everyone’s yacking about!  Check out Yackety Smack and learn how to play with this quick video!

ThinkFun’s Distraction game awarded TWO prestigious honors by Dr. Toy!

 

We are pleased to announce that Distraction has been selected as a 2012 winner in Dr. Toy’s 100 Best Children’s Products AND has been named one of Dr. Toy’s 10 Best Games!

 

With 30 years of direct experience, Dr. Toy, otherwise known as Stevanne Auerbach PhD, is one of the world’s leading experts on play, toys, and children’s products, and we are honored to have earned her recognition.

 

Roll & Play and Rush Hour named ASTRA Best Toys for Kids 2012!

We are THRILLED to announce that The American Specialty Retailing Association (ASTRA) has just named both Roll & Play and Rush Hour Best Toys for Kids 2012! 

 

ThinkFun's PathWords Jr. Wins a Parents' Choice Gold Award!

Parents' Choice, the nation's oldest nonprofit guide to quality children's media and toys, recently announced its 2012 Spring Toy Awards. We are very proud that our game, PathWords Jr., was honored with a Parents' Choice Gold Award!  Here's what the reviewers at Parents' Choice had to say:

2012 ThinkFun games receive great reviews at Toy Fair

ThinkFun launched nine new products at this year's International Toy Fair in New York City. This year’s show saw phenomenal turnout from media of all sorts, including traditional print magazines, local tv channels, mom/dad bloggers, and specialists who focus on special needs communities. Our new games were well received and several were selected as "best of Toy Fair" in local and national tv, print and online publications. We're excited to share these exciting reviews with our retailer partners!

 

Roll and Play

Four ThinkFun Games & Apps Honored with Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Awards!

 

ThinkFun is thrilled that four of our new games and apps have been honored by Oppenheim Toy Portfolio with both Gold and Platinum Seals!  The Oppenheim Toy Portfolio Seals are awarded by independent experts after extensive educator, parent & kid testing, and we are honored that our games made it to the winner’s circle!

Platinum Seal winners

 

Gold Seal winners

 

Toy of the Year - Vote Now!

 

Swish and Tilt have been nominated for the Toy Industry Association, Toy of the Year Award (TOTY)!  We're thrilled to see our great new games recognized by TIA. Voting is done by the public this year and we would love your vote to win!

 

As part of their annual Buyer’s Guide, Games Magazine recently unveiled their 2012 Game of the Year Awards! 

Among these winners is PathWords, ThinkFun’s innovative new word search logic game!  This single player challenge was honored with the Best New Word Game award.

Click to see a complete list of the winners which will be announced in the December 2011 issue of Games Magazine.

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