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Stern Pinball Arcade

Nintendo Switch
ESRB: Teen
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Stern Pinball Arcade is the most realistic and accurate pinball game ever created!

Stern Pinball Inc® has created many of the all-time greatest pinball tables. They are the most experienced and largest producer of real pinball machines in business today! Modern classics in this collection include:

  • Ghostbusters™ Premium
  • Star Trek™ Vengeance Premium
  • AC/DC® Premium
  • Mustang® Premium "Boss"
  • Harley-Davidson® / Third Edition
  • Last Action Hero™
  • Mary Shelley's Frankenstein™
  • Starship Troopers™
  • High Roller Casino™
  • Ripley's Believe it or Not!®
  • Phantom of the Opera™

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Platform
Nintendo Switch
Release Date
Dec 12, 2017
No. of Players
1 player
Category
Arcade, Simulation, Action
Publisher
FarSight Studios
Developer
FarSight Studios
ESRB: Teen
Animated Blood, Mild Lyrics, Mild Violence, Suggestive Themes
In-Game Purchases

DLC packs

Add-On Pack 1

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$19.99*

This add-on pack includes the pinball tables:

  • Ripley's Believe it or Not!®
  • Star Trek™ Vengeance Premium
  • Starship Troopers™
  • AC/DC® Premium

Add-On Pack 2

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$19.99*

This add-on pack includes the pinball tables:

  • Ghostbusters™ Premium
  • Harley-Davidson® / Third Edition
  • High Roller Casino™
  • Mustang® Premium "Boss"
  • Last Action Hero™
  • Phantom of the Opera™

Individual DLC

AC/DC® Premium

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$9.99*

AC/DC® Premium (2012): perfectly captures the head banging vibe of one of the most legendary rock bands in the world, AC/DC. Designed by Steve Ritchie, the gameplay centers around 12 unique song modes based on the band's biggest hits, including Back in Black, Thunderstruck and Highway to Hell. Complete them all to play the spectacular Encore wizard mode. Tour, Album and Jam Multi-Ball modes can be played separately or combined for huge scoring! The playfield is packed full of features including the Hell's Bell swinging newton ball pendulum, a molded Rock 'n Roll train, the Underworld lower mini-playfield, a TNT Detonator, a moving band members diorama and a rotating ball cannon.

Ghostbusters™ Premium

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$9.99*

Ghostbusters™ Premium (2016): highlights the humor of the original Ghostbusters film released in 1984. It was designed by John Trudeau to be easy to play but difficult to master. The distinctive playfield features beautiful and unique hand drawn art by renowned illustrator Jeremy Packer a.k.a. Zombie Yeti. It integrates traditional pinball devices with unique multifunction two-way ramps featuring a magnetic diverter and scoring switches. In addition, the game features a modern take on a ball transfer target, combative open field drop targets, a ball eject target, a captive ball target and custom molded toys. This table also features an interactive ghost hologram target with animations, "para-normal" magnetic action slingshots, distinctive ramp architecture and additional custom molded toys.

Harley-Davidson® / Third Edition

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$4.99*

Harley-Davidson® / Third Edition (1999): Designed by industry veterans, Lonnie D. Ropp and John Borg, this table grabs your attention with its chrome trim, classic rock n’ roll soundtrack and loud shaker motor that simulates the roar of a real Harley motor. The playfield features a player controlled up-post between the flippers and a 1/10 scale model of a Harley-Davidson Fat Boy® that does a wheelie to reveal a ball lock below it. This table was among the first to use three Multi-Ball modes: Speedometer Multi-Ball, Stop Light Multi-Ball and Harley Multi-Ball.

High Roller Casino™

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$4.99*

High Roller Casino™ (2001): puts players in the role of a high stakes gambler with money to burn. Conceptualized by Jon Norris and designed by Keith P. Johnson, this awesome game from Stern® allows players to experience all of the glamour of a real Las Vegas casino! Featuring gorgeous graphics and spectacular audio effects, this table has a deep rule set with four different 4-Ball Multi-Ball modes and six of the most popular casino games played in real casinos. These games include Blackjack, Poker, Hi-Lo and Craps. The Playfield even includes a functioning Roulette Wheel and Slot Machine! Be a winner with…High Roller Casino! Approximately 1,200 units of this table were produced.

Last Action Hero™

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$4.99*

Last Action Hero™ (1993): "Did somebody say action?" This action-packed pinball powerhouse harbors the license for the summer blockbuster hit movie of the same name. The table's feature filled design was created by Tim Seckel, Joe Kaminkow, Ed Cebula, and John Borg. This game completely captures the intensity, comedic tones, and cast of characters from the film. Notable playfield sections include the motorized Super Crane™, game controlled magnets which activate during multiball events, the Ripper lane which accelerates a shot ball on returns, and the Smart Missile button above the slick black colored gun-shaped launcher. 5,505 units of this table were produced.

Mustang® Premium "Boss"

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$9.99*

Mustang® Premium "Boss" (2014): celebrates 50 years of one of the most iconic muscle cars ever made, the Ford Mustang™. Players are challenged to race a variety of Mustangs against an array of colorful characters in eight different racing scenarios including drag racing, drifting and road racing. This is a fast playing table with clear shot goals and excellent multi-ball modes. The gorgeous playfield features twin stacked ramps, full spectrum color LEDs, a show car on a turntable and artwork by famed Ford GT car artist and designer Camilo Pardo. Actual Mustang engine sounds, narration by professional race car driver and TV host, Tanner Foust and an awesome soundtrack featuring eight generational cruising tunes makes this table a fitting tribute to an American classic!

Phantom of the Opera™

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$4.99*

Phantom of the Opera™ (1990): is based on the classic novel from Gaston Leroux, published in 1911. Designed by Joe Kaminkow and Ed Cebula, this game makes excellent use of its license with outstanding audio effects and imagery that tells the story of the Phantom. The playfield features incredible artwork by world-renowned artist, Paul Faris with images of many of the characters from the novel, including the Phantom and Christine Dae. Other notable features are the Catwalk Ramp, Magic Mirror, Trap Door and an Organ that opens for Multi-Ball. The Phantom can even be unmasked and his true face revealed on the back glass! 2,750 units of this table were produced.

Ripley's Believe it or Not!®

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$4.99*

Ripley's Believe it or Not!® (2004): This is possibly the most complex table to come from legendary pinball designer Pat Lawlor (who also created Funhouse and Addams Family). It allows players to travel with Robert Ripley across seven continents to discover the strange, the bizarre, and the unusual! The goal was to make a pinball machine that appeals to the casual player as well as the expert, which is accomplished through a special feature aptly entitled "Believe it or Not." This multi-level rule enables the beginning player to achieve some of the game's goals early on and earn frequent multi-ball modes, while allowing the more advanced player to extend their opportunities through better play.

Star Trek™ Vengeance Premium

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$9.99*

Star Trek™ Vengeance Premium (2013): is another outstanding game from designer, Steve Ritchie. Based on the new series of Star Trek films, players take on the role of Captain Kirk commanding the USS Enterprise in a fight to save the Federation. The game features easy-to-follow rules for novice players an incredible level of depth for experts, with 18 missions to play and 5 multiball modes, including three Captain’s Chair wizard modes! The playfield features spectacular lighting with over 60 tri-color LEDs, including seven Star Trek shield emblem inserts, color coded to indicate the primary targets in each of the mission modes. Other notable features include the Warp Core Resonator shaker motor, USS Vengeance Disintegrator Super-Speed ball kicker and custom molded models of the USS Enterprise, USS Vengeance and two asteroids with LED flashers.

Starship Troopers™

Released Dec 12, 2017

DLC details
$4.99*

Starship Troopers™ (1997): features the license for the popular film of the same name released in 1997. Designed by Joe Balcer and Joe Kaminkow, this table conveys the style and feel of the movie with its vibrantly colored playfield, music from the movie and custom speech. The gameplay features hard core Sci-Fi action with three Flippers, high scoring Nuke 'em rounds, four unique Multi-Ball modes, a moving Warrior Bug live fire battle simulator and a Brain Bug that pops out of the playfield! Starship Troopers has appropriately been described as easy to play but hard to master.

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