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New Slot Machine Book Delivers a Jackpot

Coin-op collectors are not like most people. Lugging around huge and heavy machines into our homes would not be considered grounds for excitement to most. Since we are in the minority, we do not have access products made especially for us on a constant basis. But when such items are released into the marketplace, it […]

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The Invention of Punk Rock and the Unheard Classic Album

I grew up thinking that The Ramones were the first true punk rock band. The Ramones started gigging in New York in 1974 and in 1976 released their first album. But I have just learned that there was a punk band that started in 1971 and recorded an album in 1974 that nobody ever knew […]

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The New Metallica Pinball Machine is Very Heavy Indeed

Thoughts on the New Machine by Stern Pinball I have been one of Stern’s harshest critics, but I am happy to eat some crow on their upcoming new pinball machine. The pictures of the upcoming Metallica pinball machine are simply stunning. This is probably the best looking pinball machine that Stern has ever produced. Featuring […]

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The Epic Pinball Magazine of the Ages

I am terribly late bringing you a review of Pinball Magazine (what’s Pinball Magazine? — checkout our interview with the publisher). But I have a valid excuse. This magazine is not your average rag. No sir. Not in any way. This magazine has more reading content than many novels I have read. It is completely […]

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Thoughts on the Upcoming Avengers Pinball Machine

Well the big day has come and arrived. The pictures of the upcoming Stern pinball machine have been released to the public. In case you are not a Stern fanboy, or comic book geek — maybe you did not realize that the next Stern release is going to be The Avengers. The games will quite […]

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The Top Ten Sexiest Classic Pinball Backglasses Ever

Do you remember being a young teenager going to arcades? Feeling awkward and filled with weird hormones? Being too immature and unsure of yourself to actually have much contact with real girls, we fantasized about strip poker games that never happened and were naturally lured to play pinball machines with gorgeous women on them. The marketers […]

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Rare Game Room Gems: Avengers In Galactic Storm

My son keeps on asking me when the Avengers Blu-Ray is out (any day now son!)…so it made me think to finally getting around to writing about this old game. With the surprising fact that there was no official video game released to coincide with the release of movie (there is one coming out eventually). […]

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The Greatest Movie about Video Games You Have Never Seen

With a limited release (unfortunately just like most documentaries) — you probably never saw Indie Game:The Movie in theaters. Thankfully it was released for home viewing recently. Indie Game may be the best documentary about video games I have ever seen. The movie takes a different view from previous films. It does not go into […]

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Top 12 Things You Should Know About Wizard of Oz Pinball

After seeing Wizard in Oz in action at the E3 show, we had to add two more items to the list. So the top ten items now is top twelve. Cabinet Wizard of Oz cabinets are going to be printed directly on wood and then clearcoated. This will allow for striking cabinet artwork and should […]

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Pins and Vids 4: A New Hoax Reviewed

Game room aficionados are always starving for new content. Let’s face it; neither pinball or arcade news is exactly mainstream. Luckily Al and Paul have stepped up to the plate with a new offering to fulfill our appetite. Pins and Vids 4 — A New Hoax has just been released. What is Pins and Vids? […]

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