OTTAWA, Ontario — PlaSmart Inc., the Ottawa-based global toy distributor, announced that its brainteaser game PerplexusTM Epic was named the 2013 Game of the Year last night by the Toy Industry Association.
The Toy of The Year (TOTY) award is the latest accolade earned by PerplexusTM Epic, which also received the PTPA (Parent Tested Parent Approved) Media Seal of Approval, among others.
“What makes TOTY so special is that it is an award given by a panel of toy industry experts and peers,” said Tim Kimber, Owner of PlaSmart Inc. “We are thrilled that such a distinguished group of people have recognized PerplexusTM Epic’s play-value and cognitive benefits that are so fundamental to the brand through this prestigious award.”
With from PlaSmart Inc., players must guide a small steel ball around an intricate, 30-foot-long track inside a large, transparent sphere. There are four Perplexus models, each with a varying degree of difficulty.