ThinkFun®, Inc., the world’s leading developer of addictively fun games that sharpen your mind, proudly announces three nominations for the 2014 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, and winners are selected by a combined vote of toy manufacturers, retailers, media and consumers. A testament to their retail and consumer appeal, ThinkFun’s nominated games were selected as finalists from over 520 submissions.
“On the heels of a hugely successful 2013, we are particularly proud to celebrate this year’s deserving TOTY nominees,” says ThinkFun Communications Director Charlotte Fixler. “These games embody ThinkFun’s commitment to smarter play that delights and ignites minds!”
Nominated ThinkFun games include:
Laser Maze (Ages 8 to adult, MSRP $29.99)
- Nominated Innovative Toy of the Year
- Nominated Specialty Toy of the Year
Laser Maze is the first logic game with a real laser! Players beam, bend and split a laser using mirrors and targets to solve 60 unique challenges. Designed for children ages 8 and up, this clever one-person mind game blends the best of science, logic and innovation into addictive fun!
WordARound (Age 10 to adult, MSRP $12.99)
- Nominated Game of the Year
Who knew that positioning a word in one continuous ring would make it so tricky to read? WordARound is a fast-paced unravel-the-word card game for the whole family that builds focus, reflexes, and vocabulary through play!