System 3 Gottlieb Pinball Classics is a re-release

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System 3 Gottlieb Pinball Classics is a re-release

Post by NorthWay » Mon Sep 04, 2006 7:38 pm

What the topic says really.

I had a shitload of problems trying to get the #$£(#%*$£(*%" cd to boot on my PS2 until I loaded up the zone-free DVD player sw and then inserted the disc.
Imagine my sneaking suspicion of "haven't I seen this before" when it finally loaded. And I have. Seen it I mean.
It is nearly exactly the same game as the Play-It release of "Pinball Hall of classics"(I can't remember the exact name - I have lent it to a friend right now).

What's worse (apart from only giving me "read error") is that it felt more sluggish than the Play-It release.

Good to see John Twiddy credited as a producer at least... (Hey RG, now you know where to get in touch with him for that interview you should have done long time ago...)


Come back Digital Illusions, all is forgiven. Why can't anyone make a proper _computer_ pinball these days? (Anyone know an online shop selling the PS1 True Pinball?)

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Post by Dudley » Tue Sep 05, 2006 3:39 am

Digital Illusions still exist as DICE. After the pinball games they made the two XBOX Rallysport games and then Battlefield 1942 on PC.
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Post by merman » Tue Sep 05, 2006 5:33 am

John Twiddy did a (brief) interview in issue 18 of RG about the Last Ninja games...
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Post by Shin_Gouki » Tue Sep 05, 2006 7:12 am

I've never understood the appeal of Pinball games on consoles. Sure it's fun for a while, but nothing beats the real thing. Ayway, each to his own I suppose :wink:
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Post by wilshy » Tue Sep 05, 2006 8:21 am

NorthWay wrote: Come back Digital Illusions, all is forgiven. Why can't anyone make a proper _computer_ pinball these days? (Anyone know an online shop selling the PS1 True Pinball?)
http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/offer-listin ... 36?ie=UTF8

:D Where I got mine from.

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Post by devilman » Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:23 am

Shin_Gouki wrote:I've never understood the appeal of Pinball games on consoles. Sure it's fun for a while, but nothing beats the real thing. Ayway, each to his own I suppose :wink:
To me, I like to see console pinball trying stuff that would be impossible to do on a real table. Games like Revenge of the Gator, Dragon's Fury and Flipnic are great because they take traditional pinball ideas and expand on them.
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Post by Dudley » Tue Sep 05, 2006 9:26 am

Shin_Gouki wrote:I've never understood the appeal of Pinball games on consoles. Sure it's fun for a while, but nothing beats the real thing. Ayway, each to his own I suppose :wink:
To be fair you could use that against almost all games.

Why play a driving game on console? You can drive in rela life.

Why play a tennis game... you can play tennis in real life.

Why shoot aliens in a ga....ok you got me on that one.
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