Transformers pinball test machine hands on

Transformers pinball Megatron Multiball

A ton of fun!

I was lucky enough to get some time with the Transformers pinball machine today at a pinball tournament.

The game layout is final but the software still needs some tweaking, at least that is what I was told.  This is a test machine that is available for people in the know to play.  When you start the game, you are asked if you want to be a Decepticon or Autobot.  The game then plays out a little differently depending on your choice.  The scoring and video presentations are affected by this as well.

Transformers pinball test machine

The game plays very smoothly and has a variety of sub-games within.

I cannot claim to be a pinball expert (my high score was something around 6,000,000 and a free game is won at 29,000,000), but I had awful lot of fun playing this game.  It’s hard to watch the ball when there are so many fun animations on the screen!  There is a ramp which directs the ball into the Optimus Prime figure and creates an impact.  The sounds are great and are from the movie.  A version of the Transformers original theme can also be heard during game play.

Transformers pinball

Stock images for the win!


Videos of the game play will be posted soon. Every Transformers fan should give this game a whirl if you get the chance!

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