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8 Incredible World Records and Firsts in Pinball Game History


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 [...]

Ghostbusters is Stern Pinball Arcade’s Next Table!


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 [...]

Today’s Pinball World Champion is as Young as 13 Years Old


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 [...]

7 Best Pinball Game Apps for Android and iOS


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 [...]

A Look Inside the Last Pinball Manufacturer in Chicago


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 [...]

Pinball Buyer’s Guide for First-timers


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 [...]

Top 10 Toys Inducted by the National Toy Hall of Fame


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, [...]

Pinball Machine Commemorates the Life and Works of Bill Paxton


Actor and Director Bill Paxton died on February 25 at age 61 from a complication following a delicate heart surgery. While there could be a number of tributes for him, the 2010 pinball machine could be one that's incredibly unique. The Bill Paxton Pinball was created from scratch by Benjamin Heckendorn. It features some of [...]

New Art Exhibit Dedicated to Chicago Pop Culture Let’s You Play Pinball


A new exhibit at the the Elmhurst Art Museum that runs through May 7, features works during the height of Chicago Art that were inspired by the popularity of the pinball machine. The exhibit pays tribute to the era in Chicago when, “at the height of the game’s popularity, Chicago's pinball scene helped inspire a [...]