PINBALL

6.1.18

'Yoku's Island Express' Is Metroid Plus Pinball, And It's Sooooooooooo Good

You're not the only one who didn't know this game existed. Let's fix that.

1.12.18

The Last Pinball Doctors

We met with the people repairing the games fueling America's pinball resurgence.

4.12.17

Pinball Is Looking Pretty Lively for a Dead Game

As a teenager wins the world’s top pinball competition, there’s evidence of lifeblood aplenty in the scene.

4.5.17

Why Hasn’t There Ever Been a Great 'Akira' Video Game?

TBH, I’ve no real answer to the question—but it’s surely about time that we got one.

10.11.16

Inside Portland's Competitive Pinball Scene

You can find pinball tournaments every week, often with the top-ranked players in the world.

8.11.16

Competitive Pinball Is the Best Thing on Twitch Right Now

I went to a competitive tournament in a basement punk and pierogi bar.

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7.2.16

Italy's Pinball Legacy Is Finally Playable on Steam

An intercontinental change-up to your pinball addiction.

4.26.16

Inside the Mind of the World's Greatest Pinball Wizard

Fresh off his first world title victory, we caught up with Robert Gagno and the filmmakers behind 'Wizard Mode,' a documentary about his rise to the top.

3.26.16

Draw Pinball Tables in Real Time with 'Flippaper'

Turn your own Mona Lisa into the Bride of Pin*Bot.

7.27.15

Passing the Arcade Torch

The problems with preserving arcade machines, and the new crop of hobbyists who can fix them.

7.24.15

Choo Choo, All Aboard the Tilting Pinball Train

Play America’s favorite forgotten game within America’s favourite forgotten method of transportation!

6.3.15

Wall-Sized Pinball Machine Seeking Wall-Sized Wizard

Niklas Roy brings back ye olde arcade favorite, with a competitive twist.

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