Amusement Industry Mainstays Grab Big IAAPA Awards


The Coastal team took home IAAPA’s first place Brass Ring award for best new product, recognizing their Ice Man game (pictured behind the team here.)

Winners of IAAPA’s coveted Brass Ring Awards were announced at the end of the day yesterday (Wed. Nov. 15) at the Orlando expo and some familiar names and faces were duly recognized. 
Coastal Amusements won an award for best new product for its Ice Man game, The game challenges players to a watery shoot off against hordes of zombies, and includes realistic grass, fog effects, water guns and more.
Sega Amusements’ Daytona Championship USA was given the second place prize.

Sega’s team was overjoyed with their second place Brass Ring award for its Daytona Championship USA game.

Zero Latency won first and second place in the midway games and equipment category for two of its games: Engineerium and Singularity. The free-roaming, VR specialists also unveiled a new zombie game that IAAPA attendees could demo.
Barry Zelickson and his Big Thrill Factory FEC in Minnetonka, Minn., was recognized as IAAPA’s top FEC of North America.
TrainerTainment was recognized with a second place award for the company’s business coaching.
The show closes tomorrow, and by early reports looks to have shattered records with attendance up around 10 percent and nearly everyone RePlay talked with reporting higher than average sales. Look for Instant RePlay tomorrow for the final word as the Expo is shuttered, and expect hot-off-the-presses coverage in our December issue.
Congratulations to all!

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