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Uk based Pinball Heaven specialise in pinball machine parts, providing pinball machines to buy and rent with thousands of parts available in stock

KISS Pinball Machine Quiz from Pinball Heaven

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Pinball Heaven currently have all three editions of the Stern KISS Pinball Machine in stock and ready to grace the games’ rooms of pinball fans across the UK. Whether you want to look at pinball machines for sale or you simply want to talk to the most knowledgeable pinball machine experts in the UK, just get in touch as we are always happy to talk all things pinball!

Uk based Pinball Heaven specialise in pinball machine parts, providing pinball machines to buy and rent with thousands of parts available in stock

Pinball Heaven Take a Look at the New KISS Pinball Machine by Stern Pinball

Our many loyal fans know that the team at Pinball Heaven love everything pinball machine related but even we aren’t sure we could beat Joe Scuderi and his appreciation for all things KISS. As a drummer in his own rock band, former professional cricketer Joe has been lucky enough to indulge his passion for rock music with a room dedicated to KISS as well as owning both the original KISS Pinball Machine and a brand new 2015 Stern KISS Pinball Machine from Pinball Heaven.

The first Kiss Pinball Machine was introduced in 1978 however it wasn’t until 2015 that Stern, in partnership with Epic Rights who are the global licensing agents for Kiss, announced a new line of Pro, Premium and Limited Edition Kiss Pinball Machines.

So, what’s new with Kiss Pinball in 2015?

First up is the high fidelity stereo sound effect using Stern’s new SPIKE platform with an upgraded 3-channel audio system. This is over 3 times as powerful as previous generation pinball audio systems and allows players of the 2015 KISS Pinball to hear 10 of the most famous KISS hit songs.

But the upgraded sound system is just the beginning; other features include:

  • Custom speech from Paul Stanley and Gene Simmons
  • Full-colour high-intensity animated LED music lights
  • High-fidelity stereo sound effects and music
  • Original Gene Simmons/Demon head moulded to
  • K-I-S-S spell-out Drop Targets
  • Blood-Spitting Demon Bass Solo player experience
  • Fire-Breathing Demon “God of Thunder” Multiball Event
  • Flying Starchild “Love Gun” Multiball Event

What do Stern Pinball Say?

“KISS pinball machines reflect the energy, excitement, and experience of a live KISS concert. Players will experience 10 famous KISS hits in the concert arena playfield and embark on an exhilarating experience ultimately becoming elite members of the KISS Army. Players score points and finish game objectives to fuel the audience’s energy and excitement. Higher scores amp the experience–the higher the energy level, the bigger and louder the show–resulting in a KISS concert experience like none other. Players are awarded for completing game goals with a variety of in-game front row seats, backstage VIP access and fun multi-ball modes that thrill players of all skill levels.”

Is the KISS Pinball Machine in Stock?

Yes! Pinball Heaven currently have all three editions of the Stern KISS Pinball Machine in stock and ready to grace the games’ rooms of pinball fans across the UK. Whether you want to look at pinball machines for sale or you simply want to talk to the most knowledgeable pinball machine experts in the UK, just get in touch as we are always happy to talk all things pinball! 

Uk based Pinball Heaven specialise in pinball machine parts, providing pinball machines to buy and rent with thousands of parts available in stock

Spider-Man Vault Edition Pinball Machine To Hit The UK Soon

Stern Pinball have recently announced the release of its brand new Spiderman Vault Edition pinball machine, an update to the classic pinball machine inspired by the Marvel Universe comics and, of course, Pinball Heaven will be bringing this exciting new pinball machine to the UK. However, before we let you know when you can get your hands on it, let’s hear a bit more about what you can expect.

With the original Spider Man pinball machine being one of the most popular pinball machines around, Stern’s challenge has been to keep the features that everyone loves yet bring a brand new interpretation to pinball fans around the world. Stern Pinball assure us that the new Spider-Man pinball machine retains the same amazing gameplay of the original but has several updates in two major areas.

The first is all about the look and sound of the new pinball machine and includes:

  • New art package, including: cabinet, back glass, decals, and playfield plastics, designed based on images from the actual Marvel Ultimate Spider-Man comics library
  • Custom-moulded toys specifically designed and decorated to capture the Ultimate Spider-Man art style (Doc Ock, Sandman, Venom and Green Goblin)
  • Exciting animation and dot matrix video art designed around the Ultimate Spider-Man comic art
  • All new custom speech and sound effects for all characters
  • New mode event themes based on the Ultimate Spider-Man Universe
  • Webslinger themed laser-cut side armour in black powder coat with contrasting colour inserts
  • Two new music tracks plus the original score

The second set of updates is all about improvements to durability, based on research of the original game’s field experience; these include:

  • Steel plastic protectors at the Sandman and in the pop bumper area
  • VUK opening playfield protectors at Doc Ock and the Sandman
  • Stainless steel playfield protector beneath the webslinger in the pops
  • All stainless steel webslinger ball guides
  • Improved ramp guards
  • Optimisations to the design of anti-ball trap plastics and ramp covers.
  • Improved wire form ramp mounting details
  • Anti-wear Doc Ock playfield magnet assembly
  • All LED playfield lighting

As a result of these brand new changes, the Spider-Man Vault Edition pinball machine looks set to be an exciting edition to the Stern stable.

Of course, as the UK’s largest and most trusted pinball dealer, Pinball Heaven will have the Spider-Man Vault Edition available in the UK from April 2016. If you want to pre-order, just call us on 01772 816 677 or just get in touch via the web. (Yes, alright, we just couldn’t resist getting that in somewhere!)

Whether you want to look at pinball machines for sale or you simply want to talk to the most knowledgeable pinball machine experts in the UK, just get in touch as we are always happy to talk all things pinball!

Uk based Pinball Heaven specialise in pinball machine parts, providing pinball machines to buy and rent with thousands of parts available in stock