Bally Space Invaders Pinball Machine Professionally Refurbished
Ballys Space Invaders pinball machine was released in 1980, designed after the 1978 video game of same name. It became the first pinball machine to be based on a video game. Ballys Space Invaders pinball machine became the first pinball machine to be based off a video game. Ballys video game division, Midway, had licensed Space Invaders from Taito in Japan, and decided to capitalize on the machines incredible success by using it as a theme for a pinball machine. However, few elements from the original game, except for the sounds and front case artwork, were included in the pinball game. The artwork instead resembled the xenomorphs from the 1979 film Alien. Bally was sued over the games artwork resemblance to designs by H. In fact, they ended up stopping production of the game early due to pending lawsuits, although 11,400 machines were still produced. The Space Invaders pinball machine was one of only five widebodies released for production by Bally. 4 flippers, 3 pop bumpers, 4 passive bumpers, 2 slingshots, 6 standup targets, 3-bank drop target, Solitary drop target, 1 spinning target, 1 captive ball, 1 horseshoe lane. Animated infinity lights are behind a specially mirrored backglass. 3 or 5 ball play. First Year: Bumper to Bumper No Charge (Parts, Labor and Road Service Included). First 90 Days: Bumper to Bumper No Charge (Parts, Labor and Road Service Included). The item “Bally Space Invaders Pinball Machine Professionally Refurbished” is in sale since Monday, December 14, 2020. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Arcade, Jukeboxes & Pinball\Pinball\Machines”. The seller is “gameroomsuperstores” and is located in Clearwater, Florida. This item can be shipped to United States.
- Brand: Bally
- Year: 1980
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Original/Reproduction: Original