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2008 Texas Pinball festival

2008 Texas Pinball festival

Shaggy March 11, 2008 3

Do you live in Texas and love pinball? Then you’ll be happy to know that the 2008 Texas Pinball Festival is taking place this weekend on the 14th-16th in Grapevine, TX. Over 135 pins

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Arcade Attack – Pinball Character vs. Space Invaders

Arcade Attack – Pinball Character vs. Space Invaders

Twisted Supreme February 21, 2008 2

The things I find on YouTube get weirder and weirder. It starts off as a documentary about pinball machines and the rise of the video game. Especially focused on the game ‘Defender’. A rockabilly

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Shrek Pinball Prototype

Shrek Pinball Prototype

Shaggy February 18, 2008 0

[Via BMI Gaming] Thanks to an update to one arcade distributor’s website, we finally have an idea of what the very limited Shrek Pinball game will look like. This picture is just a prototype

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Pinball at ATEI

Pinball at ATEI

Shaggy February 9, 2008 0

In our coverage of the arcade goodness at ATEI this year it’s easy to overlook the presence of pinball at the show as it has a fairly small footprint, but it was there nonetheless

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Stern's Shrek Pinball

Stern's Shrek Pinball

Shaggy January 23, 2008 0

This came as a surprise – while looking around some arcade websites, I discovered some information on Stern’s next new pinball machine – Shrek. It appears that this will see a very limited release,

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Play Meter's State of the Industry Report for 2007

Play Meter's State of the Industry Report for 2007

Shaggy January 23, 2008 0

We always hear the numbers for how good or bad the console industry is doing in terms of how much cash it pulls in or sales of total units, which is an awful lot

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Pinball segment on Good Morning America

Pinball segment on Good Morning America

Shaggy January 22, 2008 0

As we reported last month, pinball had a brief moment in the spotlight last Friday on the US national news program Good Morning America. Here is that segment – the quality isn’t perfect but

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New arcade opened in Maryland

New arcade opened in Maryland

SaraAB87 January 21, 2008 8

UPDATE: Seems that this placed closed not long after this article was published. You can search for a local arcade by starting here at the master location list over at Aurcade.com. Game Time, a

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First details on Rochester Game Room Show Emerge

First details on Rochester Game Room Show Emerge

SaraAB87 January 18, 2008 5

  The Rochester Game Room show is a local buy and sell event of all game room equipment including arcade games and pinball machines. You can also come just to play the games, they

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Good Morning America Pinball Segment pushed back.

Good Morning America Pinball Segment pushed back.

Shaggy December 22, 2007 0

We previously reported that the morning TV show Good Morning America was going to have a special segment on pinball to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the game itself on December 27th but it

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A pinball players wish granted

A pinball players wish granted

Shaggy December 21, 2007 4

[Via Barcade.com and Play Meter Magazine] It’s always great to hear stories that come out of wishes granted by the Make-A-Wish foundation. This particular one deals with Ryan (last name not given), a 10

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Spongebob Squarepants Pinball

Spongebob Squarepants Pinball

Shaggy December 15, 2007 0

It seems that since Ultrapin came around, pinball machines with digital displays is starting to gain a foothold in the industry. I don’t believe that they will ever take the place of a real

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