Electronic Game - Pinball Machines and Similar Devices

Pinball Machines and Similar Devices

Since the introduction of electromechanics to the pinball machine in 1933's Contact, pinball has become increasingly dependent on electronics as a means to keep score on the backglass and to provide quick impulses on the playfield (as with bumpers and flippers) for exciting gameplay. Unlike games with electronic visual displays, pinball has retained a physical display that is viewed on a table through glass. Similar forms of game such as pachinko have also become increasingly dependent on electronics in modern times.

Examples of pinball games include:

  • The Addams Family (1991)
  • Indiana Jones: The Pinball Adventure (1993)
  • Star Trek: The Next Generation (1993)
  • List of pinball machines

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