The Best Pinball Podcasts (2023 Edition)
Taking a look at some of the best pinball podcasts as we approach the end of 2023.
Ten Pinball Machines Even Weirder Than You
Every now and again, we see some absolutely insane layouts, designs, or gimmicks which send a machine down in fame - or infamy - for their unusual nature.
Top 10 Pinball Machines of the 2010s
We recently left the 1900s in the past when we released our list of the 20 Best Pinball Machines of the 2000s, and while the first decade of our current millennium had a lot to offer, much like internet speeds and smartphones, the pinball machines in the 2010s got even better.
Ranked: The 20 Best Pinball Machines of the 2000s
Discover the top pinball machines from the 2000s, showcasing innovative gameplay, unique themes, and thrilling challenges that kept the pinball industry alive.
Seven Pinball Themes for a Casual Player Named Brad
Discover the top 7 pinball themes on a casual player's wishlist, from Jaws to The Fifth Element. Explore why these cinematic and musical inspirations would catch his eye.
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?
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?
10 Retro Arcades From the 1970s-1990s: Mostly Gone But Not Forgotten!
The 1970s to 1990s was truly the golden era for public arcades. Take a stroll through arcade history with our roundup of 10 arcade chains that people still reminisce about today.
Ten Degenerate Pinball Machines Fans Actually Want to See
Sure, it’s easy to make a pinball machine based on a blockbuster movie, hit TV show, or other successful IP, but what about turning to more niche themes?
Ten Music Themed Pinball Machines Fans (Under 50) Want to See
Look, we love all pinball, but we're kinda tired of the Grandpa rock bands. Here are 10 (slightly younger) music themes pinball fans actually want to see.
The 10 Best Steve Ritchie Pinball Games, Ranked
Steve Ritchie has made some epic games. He's often in the running for best pinball designer of all time, alongside other industry greats like Pat Lawlor, Keith Elwin, Barry Oursler, and others. But which ones stand out as the best of the best? Let's find out.
10 Horror Themed Pinball Machines Fans Are Dying to See
At Kineticist, we track the hottest in pinball IP demand over at our Hype Index, and these are the top 10 horror themed pinball machines that fans are absolutely dying to see.
44 Best Affordable Used Pinball Machines to Buy in 2023 ($5k or Less)
If you dig deep enough, it's still possible to find the right pinball machine for your collection at a fair price point. We'll help you get started with our roundup of affordable pins.
The Best Pinball Websites to Feed Your Pinball Obsession
We've put together a list of the best pinball websites on the internet, broken down into easy-to-digest categories. Whether you're looking to dive headfirst into the scene or just want to buy a shiny new machine, we've got you covered.
Uncut Gems: 21 Best Gottlieb Pinball Machines of the Modern Era
We apply our Pingorithm® rankings to Gottlieb's modern pinball machines.
Get Your Game On: 11 Must-Play Arcade Games of the '90s
Step back in time and relive the glory days of arcade gaming with our list of the 11 must-play arcade games of the '90s. From classic fighting games to addictive shooters, these timeless arcade classics are sure to get your nostalgia and competitive spirit going.
11 Must-Have Pinball Apps For Your Home Screen (Plus 5 Games to Avoid)
If you're a pinball player or collector, these are the must-have pinball apps for your phone or tablet (plus a few apps you can skip for now).
13 Totally Radical 1970s Era Williams Pinball Machines
Taking a look at 13 totally radical pinball machines produced by Williams Electronics Company from 1970-1979.
105 Awesome Ideas for Game Room Names
Check out our comprehensively creative list of the 105 coolest game room and arcade names.
13 Places to Find the Pinball Community Online (That Aren't Pinside)
One of the best parts of getting into the pinball scene is discovering the great community behind it. Check out our roundup of the best places to find the pinball community online (besides Pinside.com).
The 10 Best George Gomez Pinball Machines, Ranked
The pinball world is a small one. If you're in it, you know all the names. And if you know all the names, you probably also know that George Gomez is one of the biggest names in the business. In this post we take a look at his 10 best games before the release of James Bond.
Ranking The Best Bally Pinball Machines from the 1970s: A Roundup for Arcade and Pinball Fans
When you were growing up, do you remember the hours spent at the local arcade playing your favorite pinball machines? If that's you, and you've still got an eye for the legendary silverball, then you'll love this roundup of the best vintage Bally pinball machines from the 1970s.
The 27 Best Pinball Machines from the 1980s: A Great Era for Pinball
The 1980s were a great time for pinball. Manufacturers continued the switch from electromechanical machines to solid states, and as a result, some of the best pinball machines ever made were produced during that decade. Here, we will take a look at some of the best pinball machines from the 1980s.
Ranking the 50 Themes Pinball Fans Really Want for Stern's Next Pinball in 2022
Stern Pinball is one of the most popular pinball manufacturers in the world. Every year, they release instant classics (or sometimes maligned misses) with fans. With so many amazing titles under their belt, it's hard to imagine what could be the next Stern for 2022. But we'll try our best!
The 50 Best Pinball Machines of All Time: A Comprehensive Guide
If you're a fan of pinball, then you know that there are some machines that are just better than the rest. They often have high ratings from fans and collectors alike. Here, we will take a look at the highest-rated machines of all time.
Ranking the 33 Best Pinball Machines from the 1990s
Was there a better decade for pinball and all-time great pinball machines than the 1990s? It feels like almost every year, particularly early and midway through the decade, has multiple total bangers that would be the jewel of a game room collection even today.
The Best New Pinball Machines of 2019: Retrospective and Rankings
2019 was a year. The last of our "normal" years, you could even argue, and one of the last years of normal production cycles for pinball machine manufacturers. Looking back on the 2019 release, what's stood the test of time? Here, we apply the tier list format to pins from 2019.