STERN PINBALL, INC. ANNOUNCES NEW THE SOPRANOS® LICENSED PINBALL GAME
EXCITING GAME FEATURES REAL VOICES OF TONY SOPRANO AND OTHER CHARACTERS
January 13, 2005-Stern Pinball's newest pinball machine, THE SOPRANOS®
pinball, offers would be wise guys a dynamic interactive experience into the
world of the critically acclaimed and award-winning HBO® hit television
series THE SOPRANOS®. For all those who have been spellbound by
mobster-themed movies and television shows throughout the years, THE
SOPRANOS® pinball machine is a must for any distributor, operator, and home collector wanting to share in the excitement.
Featuring Tony Soprano, his immediate family and business "family", THE
SOPRANOS® pinball machine challenges the player to rise through the ranks to
Boss. THE SOPRANOS® pinball also has elements from the show, including the
dancing girls of the Bada Bing!; Tony Soprano's boat, The Stugots, with a
classic multi-ball feature; a safe that cracks open after being whacked by
the ball; and the talking fish from Season Two that always jokes around with
THE SOPRANOS® pinball features the real voices of many characters on the
show, including Tony Soprano (James Gandolfini), Silvio (Steven Van Zandt),
Carmela Soprano (Edie Falco). The pinball machine also plays THE SOPRANOS®
classic theme song, "Woke Up This Morning," during game play. Pinball Hall
of Fame artist Kevin O'Connor arted the playfield, while the cabinet and
backglass artwork are taken directly from original HBO promotional art.
In 2004, THE SOPRANOS® received four Emmys® including Drama Series;
Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (Michael Imperioli); Supporting Actress
in a Drama Series (Drea de Matteo); and Writing for a Drama Series (Terence
Winter, "Long Term Parking").
THE SOPRANOS® is a production of HBO Original Programming, Brad Grey
Television and Chase Films; executive producers, David Chase, Robin Green,
Mitchell Burgess, Brad Grey, Ilene S. Landress, Terence Winter; co-executive
producer, Henry J. Bronchtein; supervising producer, Matthew Weiner;
producer, Martin Bruestle. Production for the sixth season of THE SOPRANOS® that begins in early 2005.
Gary Stern says, "THE SOPRANOS® is a great title for a pinball; with the show
elements this game is really fun for all level players. The artwork can
only be described as stunning."
THE SOPRANOS® pinball machine is definitely the most exciting "family” pinball to come along in years!
HBO® and THE SOPRANOS® are service marks of Home Box Office, Inc.
To learn more about Stern Pinball, visit www.sternpinball.com.
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