ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., March 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, proudly announced today the availability of its much anticipated Ghostbusters™ pinball machine inspired by the original Columbia Pictures blockbuster "Ghostbusters" film. The Ghostbusters pinball machine will be available in Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition models. The game will immerse players in the amazing and fun challenge of catching mischievous ghosts in an adventure- filled pinball environment capturing the world of Ghostbusters.
The Ghostbusters pinball experience highlights the humor of the film as the player progresses through the game. The game also includes custom speech by original "Ghostbusters" cast member, Ernie Hudson, who guides the player into becoming the newest member of the Ghostbusters team!
"The Ghostbusters pinball machine celebrates the much loved original movie produced by Columbia Pictures and gives fans a fun, entertaining, high energy pinball experience," said Gary Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc. "After all, it's the Ghostbusters!"
Ghostbusters pinball is designed to be easy to play but difficult to master. It features a moving interactive Slimer toy target and a fresh distinctive layout that 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.
The Premium and Limited Edition models also feature an interactive ghost hologram target with animations, "para-normal" magnetic action slingshots, distinctive ramp architecture and additional custom molded toys.
All models feature beautiful and unique hand drawn art by renowned illustrator Jeremy Packer a.k.a. Zombie Yeti.
Pricing and Availability:
Pro Model: $5,995 MSRP
Premium Model: $7,595 MSRP
Limited Model: $8,795 MSRP
Ghostbusters pinball is available through authorized Stern Pinball distributors and dealers around the world.
About Stern Pinball, Inc.
Stern Pinball, Inc., headquartered just outside Chicago, Illinois, is the oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games in the world. Stern's highly talented creative and technical teams design, engineer and manufacture a full line of popular pinball games, merchandise and accessories. Recent Stern titles include Spider-Man Vault, Game of Thrones, KISS, WWE WrestleMania, The Walking Dead, Mustang, Star Trek, Metallica, The Avengers, X-Men, AC/DC, Tron, Transformers, Avatar, Iron Man, Batman, and many more! All of Stern's pinball games are crafted by hand and assembled by Stern's expert team. A broad range of players enjoy Stern's games from professional pinball players that compete in high-stakes international competitions around the globe to novice players who are discovering the allure of the silver ball for the first time. To join the fun and learn more, please visit http://www.sternpinball.com.
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