Space Invaders pinball machine! 1980 -Widebody game, made by Bally
A superb example of Ballys 1980 Space Invaders is being offered up for sale. The game plays exactly as intended. The sound works great and the cabinet is in good overall condition. Aside from a few lights that are out, the game runs perfect. We replaced the MPU board a few years ago as well as some of the rubber rings, all other parts are original. Backglass is near perfect and Playfield shows minimal wear. Game is set up and ready to be played/tested. In 1980, Bally released a pinball version of the original 1978 Video game of the same name becoming the first pinball to be based on a video game. Bally’s video game division, Midway, had licensed Space Invaders from Taito in Japan, and decided to capitalize on the machine’s incredible success by using it as a theme for a pinball. 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 game’s 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. This machine was one of only 5 “widebodies” released for production by Bally. The item “Space Invaders pinball machine! 1980 -Widebody game, made by Bally” is in sale since Saturday, July 20, 2019. This item is in the category “Collectibles\Arcade, Jukeboxes & Pinball\Pinball\Machines”. The seller is “aali56″ and is located in Hebron, Kentucky. This item can’t be shipped, the buyer must pick up the item.
- Year: 1980
- Brand: Bally
- Modified Item: No
- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States