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Stern Pinball

Stern Pinball: In From The Beginning

Tracing its roots back to the 1930’s, Stern Pinball has been developing modern pinball since its very early days. Stern’s founder, Sam Stern, was part owner and president of Williams Electronics. Williams, along with Gottlieb and Bally, formed the very bedrock that the modern pinball industry was built upon.

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Soon, Sam Stern wanted to take over the industry. He asked Henry Williams to sell off his company to Sam. In the end, Sam may have not gotten exactly what he wanted, but he did walk away with half of Williams Electronics. The 50’s and 60’s saw many innovations in the field of pinball. Enhancements were made to the artwork and gameplay mechanisms.


After Sam Stern’s death, his son Gary stepped up to run Stern Pinball. Gary has guided Stern Pinball through some of the best years pinball has seen since its introduction. Stern works to develop some of the very best pinball machines for sale. Just look to some of their production games to see the craftsmanship and care that has made Stern Pinball a huge force in the pinball community.

Modern Stern Pinball Games

Pinball has been seeing a huge resurgence in the past decade. While some of that popularity is from people trying to regain the feeling of nostalgia they miss, a lot of the popularity of pinball is in new players. Many young adults find themselves reliving their childhood by gaming. They remember playing arcade games and pinball tables as children. Now, as adults, they are able to go out and get a good drink and play games they remember.


But you don’t have to go out to play games you remember. Stern Pinball has a great selection of brand new, in box pinball games to choose from.


Guardians of the Galaxy - The game will immerse players in a dynamic, challenging, and galactic pinball environment where Star-Lord, Rocket, Gamora, Drax the Destroyer, and Groot battle Ronan to stop him from using the Infinity Stone to destroy the galaxy.

Stern’s Guardians of the Galaxy Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition models are packed with features that provide an irresistible gameplay experience.  Each game features a sculpted and interactive ball-eating Groot.  In addition, a custom sculpted Rocket figure will keep players on their toes as it blasts the ball back at rocket speed.


Star Wars - Become immersed in a galaxy far, far away while battling to restore peace to the galaxy! Relive your favorite moments from the Star Wars universe while watching scenes on the two High Definition LCD screens. Feel goosebumps while listening to the original score from John Williams played through the included stereo high-fidelity sound system.


Star Wars enjoys being one of the most beloved franchises in history. This Star Wars Pinball is sure to be one of your favorites as it features the cast of Episodes IV, V, and VI.


Aerosmith - This Aerosmith pinball machine belts out nine tasty licks from this high energy rock group. The excitement and thrills intensify as you gain points and finish game objectives. The experience of this Aerosmith Pinball Machine cannot be matched as the show becomes bigger and louder!


Batman 66 - Stern Pinball is celebrating its 30th year in business and the 50th anniversary of the iconic American TV series with an Anniversary Edition pinball machine featuring the world famous “Dynamic Duo” of Batman and Robin. The game will immerse players in campy fun and heart-pounding action as the crime fighting Dynamic Duo comes to the aid of the Gotham City Police. Throughout the game, Batman and Robin work to deduce clues and discover super villain plots in an effort to thwart evil plans and capture bad guys. Players are guided through the game by the voices of none other than the original Batman and Robin, Adam West and Burt Ward.


Ghostbusters - Fight ghosts side-by-side with the Ghostbusters! This pinball machine features original and custom speech by original Ghostbuster, Ernie Hudson. He’ll whip you into shape as he recruits you to be the newest member of the Ghostbusters!


Easy to play, but difficult to master. This pinball machine plays perfectly for the novice and expert alike. All models include an electric Slimer moving target and a fresh distinctive layout.


Spiderman Vault Edition - Some things are just too good to lock away. This is why Stern had cracked the vault and re-released one of their best sellers! That’s right, you can get in on all the web-slinging fun of the original game. This Vault Edition has even been improved upon!


With all the amazing gameplay of the original, this Vault edition is back with a new look and feel. This release features a new art package that includes new cabinet decals, back glass, and playfield plastics. The designs used come from the actual Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man comics library. All your favorite villains come out to play in this edition as well. This includes Doc Ock, Sandman, Venom, and Green Goblin.


The Walking Dead - Prepare for the coming hoard by studying up with the Walking Dead pinball machine by Stern Pinball. Based on the highly acclaimed comic book series, now a hugely successful series by AMC, The Walking Dead has become massively popular. Now bring The Walking Dead experience to your home with Stern’s Walking Dead pinball machine.


Metallica - Get the heavy metal out with Stern’s new Metallica Pinball Machine. Known for their fast tempos and aggressive musicianship, The new Metallica Pinball Machine is sure to please. Rock out to twelves famous tracks, including “Master of Puppets,” “One” and “Fade to Black.” Each game features an electric chair, snake, grave marker, and unparalleled magnetic action.


AC/DC - Get ready to rock out with your pinballs out with Stern’s AC/DC Pinball Machine. This machine honors AC DC by belting out twelves of their songs. Get rocking because these are not clips either. This machine plays full length tracks. These tracks are bolstered by the “thunderstruck” super-bright lights that flash when struck.


Great Prices on Stern Pinball

At Great American Pinball we carry all of Stern’s newest games. While they do make digital games, we think nothing can replace real world pinball machines. So when looking for single or multiplayer games for your gameroom, look to us. We have a 100% satisfaction rating on so you can buy from us with confidence.

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