Tag Archives: Pinball

#539 – Rollerball

                                                                                                                                                                     The future is now!                                                                     Led Zeppelin and their Bouncing Bumpers, ladies and gentlemen!   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: HAL Labs DEVELOPER: HAL Labs GENRE: Pinball RELEASE DATE: February 1990   Even if you heartily enjoy pinball video games, one must admit that said genre can only produce a limited amount … Continue reading #539 – Rollerball

#534 – Rock ‘N Ball

                                                                                                          What a gang of spunky adolescents. Excelsior!                                                                                                          Playing upside down in the Battle Mode. Boom.   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: NTVIC DEVELOPER: Kid GENRE: Pinball RELEASE DATE: January 1990   Rock ‘N Ball is one of several maddeningly obscure titles in the NES library; very few people have heard of … Continue reading #534 – Rock ‘N Ball

#478 – Pinball Quest

                                                                                                                                                         What’s your pinball fantasy?                                                                                                   Pinball Quest scores bonus points for delicious puns.                                                                                                                                                                                “Ow, my face!”   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: Jaleco DEVELOPER: TOSE GENRE: Pinball RELEASE DATE: June 1990   If you only bow down before one Pinball King on the NES, please, make it Pinball Quest. … Continue reading #478 – Pinball Quest

#477 – Pinball

                           Mario decided for the orange-and-blue ensemble. I want to know where he got orange shoes…                                                                                              The top half of the table, complete with marine animals!                                                                                             The bottom half of the table. Baby ducks equal stoppers!   PLAYERS: 1-2 alternating PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Nintendo GENRE: Pinball RELEASE DATE: … Continue reading #477 – Pinball

#476 – Pin Bot

                                                                                                                                                 You heard the box! Dare him!                                                                                           303,000 points, my eye! I’ll dance on Pin Bot’s grave!   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: Nintendo DEVELOPER: Rare GENRE: Pinball RELEASE DATE: April 1990   No amount of hand exercises or Seventies instructional videos will make me good at Actual Pinball, but I’ve been … Continue reading #476 – Pin Bot

#282 – High Speed

  3 years later, Rare made Donkey Kong Country and became one of the hottest gaming companies in the world. Everyone starts small.                                                                                                    This looks far worse in motion.   PLAYERS: 1-4 alternating PUBLISHER: Tradewest DEVELOPER: Rare GENRE: Pinball RELEASE DATE: July 1991   I’m not sure when console pinball games have … Continue reading #282 – High Speed