Date: 31st October, 2017

Stern Pinball today revealed details of their next game.  As anticipated it is based on the Marvel licence, Guardians of the Galaxy.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy

The game comes in the usual three variants – Pro, Premium and Limited Edition.  Here are pictures of the cabinet and backbox from the three versions.

Guardians of the Galaxy Pro cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Pro cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Pro cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Pro cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Premium cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Premium cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Premium cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Premium cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Limited Edition cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Limited Edition cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Limited Edition cabinet
Guardians of the Galaxy Limited Edition cabinet

Moving on to the playfield, here are the layouts for the three versions.  As usual, the Premium and LE playfields are the same other than the gold trim on the LE.

Guardians of the Galaxy Pro playfield
Guardians of the Galaxy Pro playfield
Guardians of the Galaxy Premium playfield
Guardians of the Galaxy Premium playfield
Guardians of the Galaxy LE playfield
Guardians of the Galaxy LE playfield

Let’s take a look at some of the playfield details, starting with the LE version.

Stern's Guardians of the Galaxy pinball
LE playfield details
LE playfield details
LE playfield details
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LE apron details
LE apron details

Before we turn to the Pro playfield, here is the list of features included on each of the three models.

The feature matrix for Guardians of the Galaxy
The feature matrix for Guardians of the Galaxy

So here’s the Pro playfield.

Pro playfield details
Pro playfield details
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Pro lock bar details
Pro lock bar details
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Pro playfield details

Details are just coming in so we will be adding lots more information over the next minutes and hours, so check for the latest updates to this page.

In the meantime, here’s what Stern had to say about their new title.

Stern Pinball Announces New Guardians of the Galaxy Pinball Machines

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – October 31, 2017 – Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, proudly announced today the availability of a new line of pinball machines celebrating the popular movie franchise, Guardians of the Galaxy. Guardians of the Galaxy pinball machines will be available in Pro, Premium, and Limited Edition models. The Guardians of the Galaxy are a fictional intergalactic superhero team based on the successful American comic book series published by Marvel Comics.

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.

“Guardians of the Galaxy is one of Marvel’s most exciting and successful franchises worldwide. We feel that this theme connects perfectly with pinball in creating a high energy pinball experience,” said Gary Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc. “Stern Pinball and Marvel Studios share a love for these memorable characters and have a long, successful history of collaboration.”

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. Color-changing inserts highlight the mysterious and interactive Orb, which opens to reveal the powerful Infinity Stone. The Limited Edition and Premium models also feature extra magnets, custom artwork, RGB lighting, and sculpted Groot arms that sprawl across the playfield.

In addition to the immersive theme and exciting gameplay experience, Stern Pinball’s SPIKE-2 electronic platform enables high-definition graphics and innovative animations on the LCD screen. The state-of-the-art electronic system also powers a high-fidelity 3-channel audio system that is three times more powerful than audio systems of previous generations.

All models feature stunning and distinctive hand drawn art. Guardians of the Galaxy entertains with an amazing array of modern and classic features, making it suitable for all skill levels.

Pricing and Availability:

Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price:
MSRP for sales to USA end-users, before any VAT, GST, Sales Tax, Duties, or other taxes.
Pro Model: $US 6,199
Premium Model: $US 7,899
Limited Edition Model: $US 8,999

Guardians of the Galaxy pinball is available through authorized Stern Pinball distributors and dealers around the world.

About Stern Pinball, Inc.

Stern Pinball, Inc., headquartered just outside Chicago, Illinois, is the oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball games in the world. Stern Pinball’s highly talented creative and technical teams design, engineer, and manufacture a full line of popular pinball games, merchandise, and accessories. Recent Stern titles include Star Wars, Aerosmith, Batman, Ghostbusters, Game of Thrones, WWE WrestleMania, The Walking Dead, Mustang, Star Trek, Metallica, X-Men, AC/DC, Tron, Transformers, Avatar, and many more! All of Stern Pinball’s games are crafted by hand and assembled by Stern Pinball’s expert team. A broad range of players enjoy Stern’s games from professional pinball players that compete in high-stakes international competitions around the globe to novice players who are discovering the allure of the silver ball for the first time. To join the fun and learn more, please visit: www.sternpinball.com or www.facebook.com/sternpinball

All trademarks and product names are the property of their respective companies.

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