Star Trek is Stern Pinball Announced Sep10

Star Trek is Stern Pinball Announced

Stern Pinball has finally confirmed Star Trek as their next pinball game with this new teaser video. We see a lot of shots that remind us of the ST:TNG title, originally designed by Steve Ritchie. What is your opinion of the game from what you can see so far? Features we have noticed: -There seems to be three models, a Pro (black), a Premium (red), and an LE (blue). -All models in a new larger backbox cabinet, similar to the Avengers: Hulk LE. -New cabinet model has differently positioned speaker panel. Possibly hinged. -All models might contain LEDs. -All models feature a fire button on the lockdown bar, like AC/DC, but no cannon...

Custom Duck Hunt Pinball Game Mar28

Custom Duck Hunt Pin...

The guys behind the Predator Pinball game coming out, Skit-B Pinball, have created a custom Duck Hunt pinball out of an old 1962 Williams ‘Valiant’. Check out the...

Custom Arpon Cards T...

Want to get a custom set of pinball apron cards and help out a charity at the same time? Zach of PinZach’s Custom Cards had decided to take custom requests for a donation to his favorite charity Best Friends Animal Society. For a $6 donation, he will send you a printed set to your door....

Updated X-Men and TF Code Mar14

Updated X-Men and TF Code

Stern Pinball has posted updated code for TF and X-men. The changes have not been listed yet, so people with these games, please update your code and post a response on this thread....

Another Star Trek Teaser Mar08

Another Star Trek Te...

Stern Pinball posted another teaser pic showing laser etched ‘Star Trek’ side rails in the background for a contest picture to win a signed bell from Steve Richie’s ‘AC/DC’. In this picture one can clearly make out the Federation Logo, as well as the U.S.S....

New WOZ Gameplay Foo...

Thanks you youtube user ‘Jamasterf Pincades WOZ‘, we have some new footage of Jersey Jack Pinball’s upcoming game ‘The Wizard of Oz‘. This is the most complete set of videos to date, with a decent view of the shots and interactive translite. The game appears to...

First JJP The Hobbit Pictures

In the latest JJP email blast, we get to see our first teaser pics of their upcoming game ‘The Hobbit‘. It was announced that the artist for ‘The Hobbit’ will be Jeff Busch. Jeff’s previous work includes Baywatch, Pinball Magic, Batman Forever, and Apollo 13. In a similar aesthetic as WOZ, the left side of the cabinet begins with the first movie, and will wrap its way around to the right side with the assets of the second and third movie. As previously announced at Southern Pinball Festival, Joe Balcer will stay on as the head designer for the...

Star Trek Confirmed as Stern Title Jan18

Star Trek Confirmed as Stern Title

With a bit of cleverness, a pinside user discovered Stern Pinball on the list of licensees on Star Trek’s official website. Star Trek was already rumored as an upcoming title, but this hopefully puts the nail in the coffin. The team rumored to be working on this game is Steve Richie for design, Greg Freres for art, and Lyman Sheats for code. We have also heard that this will be the first game to feature the new boardset found in ‘The Pin‘, and will include a color LCD. *UPDATE: 01/30/2013 Stern Pinball has posted a teaser picture on their Facebook of Steph and Greg Freres working on the art for their next game. On the...

Stern Factory Picture Walkthrough Jan17

Stern Factory Pictur...

The Verge posted a great picture walkthrough of the Stern Factory. In these pics we see the whitewoods for Avengers, AC/DC Premium, and X-Men LE. Also noted, is a pic of ‘The Pin‘ with the translite off, which reveals a board with flasher/illumination LEDs. Unfortunately, there...

ST:TNG is next for Color DMD

According to a sneak peak in Color DMD‘s mailing list, the next title for scheduled release will be Star Trek: The Next Generation. We here at Pinball Head are glad to see ST:TNG getting a dots conversion, as it is one of our favorite games. Make it so! *Video...

CES Interview with Gary Stern Jan09

CES Interview with Gary Stern

Stern Pinball’s Gary Stern was interviewed by Engadget at this year’s CES. Gary talks about ‘The Pin’, the history of Stern, and mentioned that they are re-running Tron, Avatar, AC/DC Premium and Pro, and Transformers. He also mentioned that sales for 2012 were up 32% from 2011. Link to the full article. Additional videos added: -PC World...

Next Stern PIN is The Avengers Jan08

Next Stern PIN is Th...

Stern Pinball announced at this year’s CES show that their next pinball game in ‘The Pin‘ series will be ‘The Avengers’. There is no detailed specs or pictures yet, but it appears to be the same layout as ‘Transformers PIN‘, which they released last...