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The Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas

Shaggy August 10, 2009 0

I have heard about the Pinball Hall of Fame more than once but I have never had the fortune of going there (which is more due to limited funds than interest – I hate

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Ben Heck makes some headway on the Bill Paxton Pinball Machine

Shaggy August 4, 2009 0

If you want to show off some geeky engineering skills there are many projects out there that you could undertake but few would show off your technical prowess as a pinball machine would (in

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Bang Back: The Pinball Movie

Shaggy July 30, 2009 3

It’s been a little while since we had any pinball news – I have been waiting to see what Stern’s Big Buck Hunter Pinball is supposed to be like (which I hear is their

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A look at the not-yet-opened Aussie Pinball Museum

Shaggy July 18, 2009 0

Ah museums. Some are boring and dull, some are exciting and fun. Of course that is relative according to your interests, but for me, the museum where you can go and actually interact with

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Stern says: "We're never quitting"

Shaggy July 9, 2009 0

(Photo via the Chicago Tribune) After news came out that Stern Pinball had to layoff a few people, I began hearing rumors about the imminent closure of the company. Some felt that with a

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Step over motion controls: Play pinball with your mind!

Shaggy June 11, 2009 0

While the gaming world has begun to become swept up in the euphoria of motion controlled video games, one team of researchers in Germany have been hard at work on a new type of

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Coming next week: the Northwest Pinball and Gameroom Show

Shaggy June 6, 2009 0

Another show with coin-op arcade and pinball gaming delights is fast approaching, this time in Seattle Washington. Now just like their previous shows, attendees can expect to find a giant collection of excellent games,

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The 1st Sydney Pinball Festival

Shaggy May 21, 2009 0

Despite the fact that there is only one pinball manufacturer around these days, interest in pinball itself doesn’t seem to be waning, if the number of pinball expos popping up around the world is

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UK to get it's first pinball museum on May 23rd – The Pinball Parlour

Shaggy May 9, 2009 2

When I generally think of museums, I don’t always think of them as being terribly exciting (albeit they can be fascinating) but when it comes to museums based upon games, they can be both

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Terminator Salvation pinball to compliment TS Arcade?

Shaggy May 1, 2009 1

In the very latest Stinger Report e-newsletter (which came to my e-mail after I had finished posting yesterday), we have word that Stern will create a pinball based upon Terminator Salvation later this year.

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A look at NBA Pinball

Shaggy April 30, 2009 0

I’ve been sitting on this for a few days in an attempt to find out more but as Stern’s latest pinball game approaches it’s manufacturing period, it looks as though what I had heard

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Ground Kontrol presents the 1st annual Pinbrawl tournament

Shaggy April 15, 2009 0

One of the best things about an arcade is that they give you a great place to go and compete. You don’t have to set up anything at home and worry about strangers coming

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