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Creature from the Black Lagoon: He Came from the Depths of the Pinball Lagoon

"Creature from the Black Lagoon": He Came from the Depths of the Pinball Lagoon!

The Creature from the Black Lagoon is one of Universal's most enduring monsters. The 1992 pinball machine celebrates his legacy. The 1954 black and white horror film came late compared to Universal's other notorious monsters such as Dracula and Frankenstein. Yet he quickly became one of the most iconic monsters ever put to film. Collectors […]

Bally and Williams Tables Being Pulled from Pinball Arcade Library

Bally and Williams Tables Being Pulled from Pinball Arcade Library

A bit of sad news from Pinball Arcade: the developers are being forced to remove over 60 titles from their library after WMS Industries, who currently hold the trademarks to both the Bally and Williams pinball games, informed them they would not allow the video game to use their titles any longer The news came down[...]

Its Bigger On The Inside: Dr. Who Pinball By Bally

It's Bigger On The Inside: Dr. Who Pinball By Bally

Bally released this game into the wild in 1992, long after Dr Who's initial TV debut, and long before a new generation of Whovians would take the geek world by storm The game isn't an easy one While it has bumpers and flippers, it also has slingshots, standup targets, fly away targets, kick-out holes, bank[...]

Lauren Looks Back At Williams Pinball

Lauren Looks Back At Williams Pinball

At this point Williams was only releasing solid state machines such as Firepower, Black Knight, Taxi and Pinbot.In 1988 Williams took over Bally, but the companies still released pinball machines under their respective names The company was overall doing great In fact in 1992 they would give us the insanely popular The Addams Family game,[...]

I Am The Law: Judge Dredd Pinball

I Am The Law: Judge Dredd Pinball

Made by Midway Manufacturing (Bally) in 1993 (so therefor it is not based on that dreadful 1995 film), the game has 4 flippers, 6 ball multiball, a rotating planet with rings, a magnetic robot arm, but no pop bumpers This was also one of Midway's "SuperPin" widebod machines, meaning it has a wider body than[...]

They Came From Mars Attack From Mars Remake Coming This Year

They Came From Mars! Attack From Mars Remake Coming This Year!

This weekend Chicago Gaming will be unveiling the brand new remake of the pinball classic Attack From Mars at the Texas Pinball Festival in Frisco, TX. For years rumors were flying about a remake, and finally those rumors can be put to rest. According to user hassellcastle on Pinside.com… "Game will be available in three […]

The Shadow Knows: The Shadow Pinball

The Shadow Knows: The Shadow Pinball

Well in 1995, Bally still released a pinball machine based on the movie To be fair the machine isn't terrible It's an innovative game, allowing the player to control a divider in each ramp The mini-playfield in the upper left hand corner is tricky to get too, but is worth the effort The game is[...]

Lauren Looks Back: The Early Years Of Pinball

Lauren Looks Back: The Early Years Of Pinball

Baffle Ball also diverts from previous arcade games by being small enough to sit on top of tables and not legs, which almost every single pinball machine today has.By the early 1930's, Gottlieb, Bally and 100+ other companies were putting out machines That number reduced greatly as the second World War was drawing near But[...]