This year’s the 40th anniversary of the most successful sci-fi franchise in Hollywood, Star Wars. In celebration of their Ruby Anniversary, Stern Pinball has announced that it is developing a new Star Wars pinball machine. The new pinball machine franchises the Star Wars: New Hope, which follows the most recent franchise by Williams, the Star [...]
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In a recent feature in BBC Magazine, a Canadian pinball player said that autism has helped him become a Pinball Champion. Robert Gagno is a Canadian born winner of 2016’s Professional and Amateur Pinball Association (PAPA) World Pinball Championship in Pennsylvania. Now aged 27, his mother first suspected that he has autism when he was [...]
The world records abound with a whole lot of outrageous and unbelievable feats from shocking human body features to incredible achievements in sports and amusement. And yes, even in Pinball history there are many world records set by avid players and fans. Take a peek of the amazing feats that went down in pinball game [...]
In the latest newsletter of Stern Pinball, they announced the much-awaited home release of Ghostbusters Pinball game. The licensed pinball game will be hitting the game stores as it is already in its “final stages of development.” Robert Workman of WWG forecasts that the game will be released during the summer and figure the price [...]
The PAPA 20 World Pinball Championship 20 saw a world record this April when a 13 year-old from Colorado became the youngest Pinball World Champion in history. Meet Escher Lefkoff, the 13 year-old pinball prodigy who won the Division A of Professional & Amateur Pinball Association’s world championship. Escher Lefkoff: The 13 Year-Old Pinball Champ [...]
In this age of mobile apps, you can certainly experience the thrill and excitement of playing Pinball game from your smartphone which only Pinball machines can offer before. While there is a resurgence of interest in this classic arcade game and many pubs are installing both new & classic pinball machines, now you can certainly [...]
Prepare your quarters this year as the master of shock rock is coming out to be featured in a Pinball game, “Alice Cooper’s Nightmare Castle”. Spooky Pinball is set to release its latest addition to the roster of rock-inspired pinball following the release of a pinball game featuring Rob Zombies’ “Spookshow International”. Although the company [...]
Chicago was once the home to the biggest Pinball machine manufacturers in the world. The Big 4 namely, Gottlieb, Williams, Bally and Stern were all headquartered in Chicago during the heydays of Pinball in the 70s up to 90s. But what once was the home to the four big names in Pinball now houses 1 [...]
With the recent resurgence of Pinball in video game consoles and smartphones, surely it suggests that the game is gaining wide traction in the gaming community. While these games are fun to play, nothing beats the original tactile--the physical Pinball machine. You can find them at your favourite pub or bar, but did you know [...]
If Hollywood Stars have the walk of fame, kid’s toys do also have an award giving body to recognise the best, the classic and the phenomenal. The Strong National Museum of play yearly inducts toys for its National Toy Hall of Fame. It started in 1998 when they inducted toys like Barbie, Monopoly and Crayons, [...]