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Average Player Score Based on 75 ratings
7.8
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Score Breakdown Based on 75 ratings
  1. 10 (6)
  2. 9 (31)
  3. 8 (21)
  4. 7 (5)
  5. 6 (7)
  6. 5 (3)
  7. 4 (0)
  8. 3 (0)
  9. 2 (2)
  10. 1 (0)

What Gamespot Users have to say about The Pinball Arcade

  • User Rating 8

    If you can't buy a real machine, buy this!

    Rated on April 11, 2012 by 29111

    Having "real life" tables in a pin sim made all the difference for me. Having played (and loved) all these tables, the feeling and sounds a spot on. Aside from a touch of unresponsiveness on the fli...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6.5

    The original review on here was incorrect.

    Rated on May 27, 2012 by DALRULZ

    I remember these tables! I have only played the demo,so far, but the review was wrong as far as number of tables. It said there would be 13 and I got excited, but there are only 4. More to come...for ...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Glad to see they're branching out and doing new tables ... some quibbles, but no deal-breakers here

    Rated on June 04, 2012 by RandyAU93

    FarSight Studios has been at the forefront of the video pinball resurgence of the last few years, thanks in part to their digital recreations of real-life pinball tables from the industry's biggest na...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    About as good as pinball can get on the PS3.

    Rated on November 03, 2012 by d_parker

    I got the the main game plus the first two add-ons and I have no complaints. It would be nice to see all these tables on a disc but oh well beggars can't be choosers. I did not find any delays wi...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    By no means a perfect pinball simulator but good at what it does

    Rated on February 28, 2013 by Robnoxious

    The folks at Farsight have quite a hill to climb. Pinball simulations have been around since the Atari 2600 and every console ever made after that. There goal is to bring the classic pins that most cu...

    0 out of 0 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 6

    A great game ruined by creator greed

    Rated on October 31, 2013 by ruby0262

    Pinball Arcade is one of the best pinball games available, with its main selling point being the recreation of classic pinball tables spanning the ages and the many different companies that created t...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.