Official Press Release: World's Only Maker of Arcade Quality Pinball Announces Plans for Launch Parties and Pinball Expo 2011
Monday, October 17th, 2011 11:09am CDTCategories: Press Releases, Collectables
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World's Only Maker of Arcade Quality Pinball Announces Plans for Launch Parties and Pinball Expo 2011
MELROSE PARK, Ill., Oct. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's only maker of real pinball games, today announced plans for Transformers Launch Parties as well as their presence at Pinball Expo 2011.
In support of the highly anticipated debut of the Transformers pinball machine, Stern will be hosting a series of launch parties across North America beginning the weekend of October 21st. The Transformers Launch Parties are designed to celebrate pinball fans, wizards and friends and provide a night of uninterrupted game play. (See the list of locations and dates below!)
As a sponsor of the Pinball Expo 2011, Stern will be offering several opportunities to meet the Stern Pinball team. On Thursday, October 20th, Stern is hosting a tour of the factory as well as a town hall with designer George Gomez and founder Gary Stern. On Friday, October 21st, pinball enthusiasts will have the opportunity to have dinner with Gary Stern followed by a fireside chat with designer Steve Ritchie and topped off with a Transformers Launch Party and tournament.
To register for the Stern factory tour or to RSVP for dinner with Gary Stern, please visit: http://www.pinballexpo.net/.
To watch the Pinball Expo party from your own home, tune in from 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm CT on October 21st: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/stern-pinball.
Launch Party Locations and Dates:
Birmingham, AL – Bumpernets; 2000 Riverchase Galleria – 10/28 (6 – 10pm)
San Diego, CA – Nickel City; 11610 Carmel Mountain Rd. – 10/21
Boulder, CO – Backcountry Pizza & Tap House; 2319 Arapahoe Ave – 10/28
Windsor Locks, CT – Monster Mini Golf; 20 Main St. – 10/28 (4 – 8 pm)
Orange, CT – The Pinball Store; 163 Boston Post Rd. – 10/29 (10am – 5pm)
New York, NY – Ace Bar; 5th and A & B – 10/21
New York, NY – Horseshoe Bar; 7th and A & B – 10/21
Berea, OH – Kidforce Collectibles; 50 Front St. – 10/29
Columbus, OH – WoW Family Fun Center; 1201 Boston Post Rd. – 10/30 (12 – 5pm)
Gresham, OR – Pub 181; 18415 SE Division St. – 10/28
Portland, OR – Duke's; 14601 SE Division St. – 10/29
Portland, OR – Club 21; 2035 Northeast Glisan St. – 10/27
Portland, OR – Apex Bar; 1216 SE Division – 10/28
Houston, TX – Joysticks; 1820 Franklin St. Suite 8 – 10/28
Tacoma, WA – Dorky's; 754 Pacific Ave. – 10/28
Seattle, WA – Shorty's; 2222 A 2nd Ave. – 10/29 (6 – 9pm)
Seattle, WA – Water Front Arcade – 10/21
Seattle, WA – Pinball Museum – 10/22
Seattle, WA – Full Tilt Ice Cream – 10/28
Toronto, Canada – Wacky Wings; 1248 Oundas St. East – 10/28 (6-9pm)
About Stern Pinball, Inc.
Stern Pinball, Inc., headquartered just outside Chicago, Illinois, is the leading producer of pinball games in the world. Stern's highly talented creative and technical teams design, engineer and manufacture popular, arcade-quality pinball games. Recent popular Stern titles include Tron, Avatar, Iron Man, Batman, Spiderman, The Rolling Stones, Big Buck Hunter and many more. All of Stern's pinball games are crafted by hand and assembled by Stern's expert team. Both pinball enthusiasts and casual players around the globe enjoy Stern's games. For more information visit http://www.sternpinball.com.
This article was last modified on Monday, October 17th, 2011 11:57am CDT
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