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THIS WEEK IN PINBALL – 10/16/23: Labyrinth Reveal, Pinball Expo Hype, Venom Tutorial & More

The Scoop

Barrels of Fun (Mystery Pinball Co.) Reveals New Labyrinth Game

What a payoff! After months of a slow drip teaser marketing campaign, we finally got official confirmation about both the game and company name for the “Mystery Pinball Company”. Check out the article on Kineticist breaking down all the information we have of the Labyrinth Pinball release including game trailers, pricing, how to buy it, and more.

Also, watch the trailer for yourself!

TWIP Mood Music

Could we really put anything else in this section?

Pinball Expo Hype & Previews

If you haven’t heard, Pinball Expo is this week! It’s shaping up to be quite the show, filled with game reveals and all sorts of fun activities. We’ve collected a few preview podcasts and articles to help you get sufficiently hyped.

KineticistLearn about the Freedom to Play pinball tournament, the first accessible and inclusive tournament of its kind.

Kineticist – Check out 5 sessions they are excited to attend at Pinball Expo

Triple Drain Pinball Podcast – Join in on the pre Expo hype with their Expo prep episode

LoserKid Pinball Podcast – Listen to the LoserKids talk about what they are looking forward to at Expo

Knapp Arcade – Covers some of the games that will be at Expo, like Pinball Brothers’ Ripley Version of Alien and Turner Pinball’s first game Ninja Eclipse

Pinball News – Interviews Pinball Brothers CEO Daniel Janson, and Head of Marketing & Communications, Rüdiger Beckmann about the upcoming Ripley version of Alien

And in case the Jersey Jack rumors prove true, and we see an Elton John launch next week, here’s some fun history on Bally’s Captain Fantastic game, which also features Elton.

How to Win Venom Pinball Launch Party

Venom release parties are happening at Stern Army locations across the world, so The Pinball Company and Travis Murie have released a very well done beginner’s guide to Venom pinball, so that you can have a better shot at winning your local launch party.

Odds & Evens

  • Pinball Speed Dating Debut (Mlive)

  • Stern is doing another run of Elvira’s (Knapp Arcade)

  • Cool photos of a well done Friday the 13th homebrew pin (Knapp Arcade)

  • Buy a sweet poster from Nudge Magazine for a good cause (Nudge Magazine)

Meme of the Week

Make sure to check out the Latest Games and Rumors page.

Disclaimer: Any articles, interviews, or mentions of pinball manufacturers or pinball products is NOT an endorsement.

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