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Old School Tech in Silicon Valley? 4 Retro Arcade and Pinball Holdouts in San Jose, CA
San Jose, California, is home to the world’s leading tech companies and rich with entertainment businesses that cater to geek culture. Whether you’re coming to town for an interview or to attend SiliCon, you’ll find plenty to get excited about in the capital of Silicon Valley.
Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game Review
"Pinball: The Man Who Saved the Game" is a delightful faux-documentary and narrative hybrid that tells the story of Roger Sharpe, the man who helped overturn the NYC pinball ban in the 1970s. The film combines humor, nostalgia, and pinball history, creating a captivating viewing experience.
Where to Play Pinball in Jacksonville: A Guide to the Top Arcades, Barcades, and More
Find your next pinball adventure in Jacksonville with these top-rated bars, barcades, restaurants, and arcades that offer plenty of exciting machines to play.
Retro Fun in the Circle City: Ten Top Pinball Locations in Indianapolis
Indianapolis is a city of fast cars, comfortable bars and a heavy dose of basketball craze. Indy’s current thriving pinball scene was born of hard work and perseverance by some local pinball enthusiasts. Here's our list of the best places to play pinball in Indianapolis!
Breaking: Jersey Jack Severs Partnership with Scorbit
Connected pinball startup Scorbit launches new partnership with Chicago Gaming Company.
8 Reasons to be Super Stoked for All the New Pinball Game Releases
It's truly a special time to be in the pinball world right now. Let's take a moment to reflect and celebrate the state of the hobby!
Pulp Fiction is the Next Chicago Gaming Company Pinball Machine
Pulp Fiction is the next Chicago Gaming Company pinball machine.
Pinball Hype Index Updates: March 2023
Recapping the Pinball Hype Index updates for March 2023.
Texas Pinball Festival 2023: An Attendee's Guide
The Texas Pinball Festival (TPF) is set to be held in Frisco, Texas, from March 24th to the 26th, 2023. There’s a lot to see and do there - so we’ve broken it down with a short guide.
Pinball Tournament Formats: A Comprehensive Guide
Looking to take your pinball skills to the next level? Check out this comprehensive guide to pinball tournament formats! From Best Game to Card-Based Qualifying to Pingolf, this article covers the most common tournament formats as well as some wacky unsanctioned ones.
Raja's: An Arcade Fit for the Apocalypse
Taking a look at all the glorious pinball and arcade machines featured in HBO's The Last of Us Left Behind episode.
The Godfather is the Next Jersey Jack Pinball Machine
Jersey Jack officially confirms a very poorly held secret. Coming March 2023.
From Dragon Ball Z to Attack on Titan: 10 Anime Themes Perfect for Pinball
Anime fans have waited patiently to see anime-inspired pinball machines, and some have grown so impatient, they’ve made their own. The anime market offers huge pieces of IP with built-in fan bases, so what’s the hold-up?
First Confirmation of Jersey Jack's The Godfather?
Did Pintastic New England accidentally spill the beans on Jersey Jack's next game (The Godfather)? Check out their post on Facebook, and draw your own conclusions!
Galactic Tank Force is the Next American Pinball Machine
It wasn't much of a secret before, but it's definitely not a secret now! Galactic Tank Force is American Pinball's next pin.
Foo Fighters Pinball is the Next Stern Cornerstone Release
Surprising very few in the pinball hobby (particularly if you've been paying attention to our Hype Index rankings), Stern Pinball has officially confirmed that The Foo Fighters will be their next cornerstone release.
The Rare Pinball Files: a Deep Dive on Hankin's Empire Strikes Back (1980)
Taking a look at the ultra-rare Empire Strikes Back pinball machine from 1980, plus a chat with a Star Wars super-fan and pinball collector in Australia.
11 Fabulous Places to Play Pinball in Los Angeles
To those who dream of finding a good place to play pinball in LA, here are 11 spots in La-La-Land for you to find some pin fulfillment.
Pinball FX Now Available On Xbox and Playstation Game Consoles
Zen Studios’ digital pinball collection has officially left early access today and is now available on Playstation 4/5, Xbox One and Xbox Series S/X in addition to the Epic Games Store.
The Undying Charm of The Addams Family
The Addams Family has always been on the radar for pinheads thanks to the 1992 Pat Lawlor classic game. But for the culture at large? Not as much. Until recently, that is, as The Addams Family has risen back to life in the wake of several recent media projects.
From Game Console to Pinball Machine: 12 Video Game Themes Fans Want to See
HBO is having a moment thanks to the success of their drama The Last of Us, based on the 2013 game. It’s received critical acclaim and a growing fanbase, so it’s only a matter of time before we see other video game adaptations pop up in TV and film and, hey, why not in pinball, too?
Dungeons & Dragons Game Tables: Roll for More Info
Alongside the classic pen-and-paper battles and the virtual game play available through free apps, having the perfect D&D gaming table makes your experience even better. We’ve traversed across the map and have conjured info on how you can get a D&D gaming table to make your gaming campaign complete.
Recapping the Winners of The 2023 PiNbALL DeGENeRaTE Awards (AKA the DeGENies)
The 2nd annual Pinball Degenerate Awards (aka The Degenies) were pulled off without so much as a hitch.