Wednesday, September 30, 2020

Tag: Pinball

The Beatles pinball nominated for Best Licensed Product

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The Beatles Pinball by Stern has been nominated for Best Licensed Product at the 2020 International Licensing Awards.

Electrocoin creates buzz with extensive product showcase

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Decrying the old adage, Electrocoin proved it was possible to provide both quantity and quality at EAG 2020, with John A. Stergides guiding Coinslot through its vast product array.

Electrocoin: Cross-sector success

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At EAG, Electrocoin will be showcasing a host of exciting new products and developments for already-successful lines for the single site, AGC and FEC..

Beatles pinball opens to public

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The Electrocoin-organised Beatles pinball pop up shop in London has seen a strong opening weekend. The limited-time placement - organised by the company in conjunction with the Brunswick Shopping Centre - is being held to celebrate the release of the Beatles-licensed units from Stern Pinball. The installations are being exclusively distributed in the UK by Electrocoin and those who visit the...

End of the road for Heighway Pinball

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British manufacturing has taken a hit with pinball table manufacturer Heighway Pinball going into administration. The Ebbw Vale based company ends six years of production which saw titles Full Throttle and Alien hit the market to wide acclaim but poor sales. The story of Heighway was not a happy one in the latter years of its operation. Sold in June...

New pinball club with 40 machines to open in Croydon

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A large pinball club featuring machines dating back to 1936, and modern day versions such as The Simpsons and Game of Thrones, is to open in Croydon.   Matt Vince, one of ten pinball machine enthusiasts behind Flip Out London, said: “Pinball is having a real resurgence. "A lot of the younger generation are interested. They have pinball games on their phones,...

Stern launches Guardians of the Galaxy pinball

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Stern Pinball has unveiled a new pinball machine celebrating the popular film franchise Guardians of the Galaxy, an intergalactic superhero team based on a Marvel comic book series.   “Guardians of the Galaxy is one of Marvel’s most exciting and successful franchises worldwide,” said Gary Stern, CEO of Stern Pinball. “We feel that this theme connects perfectly with pinball in creating a...

Stern Pinball make Sharp appointment

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In a move of mutual interest the number-one ranked pinball player in the world has joined Stern Pinball as director of marketing.   Zach Sharp has joined the world’s leading producer of arcade pinball machines and will take over the position from Jody Dankberg, who has been promoted up to director of licensing and new business development. A Stern Pinball statement read:...

“Pinball parlour” offers fresh new option for Dublin

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“Pinball parlour” offers fresh new option for Dublin Billing itself as a “pinball parlour”, a new pub has opened in Dublin, following a public fundraising campaign. Claiming to be the first pub of its kind in Ireland, Token opened on 5 June, offering visitors a retro arcade experience and “food truck staples”, along with the traditional pint pulling. The pub opened in...

They’re bringing pinball back to mainstream

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Pinball enthusiast, Andrew Heighway, has spent years redesigning the pinball machine and has made a successful attempt to make the game mainstream again. Andrew Heighway, managing director at Heighway Pinball, felt that the time was right to have a new and innovate pinball machine in the market which would convince operators to invest in the pinball market once more. He said:...

Gamestec creates pinball wall in Merthyr Superbowl

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National operator Gamestec, part of Novomatic UK, has collaborated with sales firm Electrocoin to add a fresh new look to a South Wales bowling centre. The Superbowl UK site at Merthyr Tydfil now boasts a bright and boldly themed pinball area complete with a suite of Stern pintables set against a retro urban backdrop replete with faux graffiti wall. Senior product...

Heaven for pinball fans at PLAY Expo Manchester

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The team from Pinball Heaven were out in force at the recent PLAY Expo in Manchester. Held at EventCity, the combined video games and arcade show allowed eager members of the public to access a wide range of amusements, including thirteen of Pinball Heaven’s machines in the extremely popular ‘retro zone’. Speaking about the more than 100 pinball machines available...

Who will win the Iron Throne?

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The Game of Thrones Pinball Machine, made by Stern Pinball, is now for sale from Pinball Heaven. There are three options available, Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition, each packed with features and toys that provide an irresistible challenge to play against kings, knights, knaves and dragons. Players can choose to be a Knight of the Stark, Lannister, Greyjoy, Baratheon, Martell,...