Xenon Pinball

Did you know this is the first game with a female speaking voice? This retro-futuristic pinball machine, with theming reminiscent of 1927’s Metropolis, featured the voice work of Suzanne Ciani and was lauded for opening a new chapter in the coin-op game industry.

 

Game Details

MANUFACTURER(S) Bally Manufacturing Corporation (1931-1983) [Trade Name: Bally]
NOTABLE FEATURES Flippers (2), Pop bumpers (4), Slingshots (2), Kick-out holes (2), 4-bank drop targets (1), Mini-rollover buttons (4), Standup targets (2), Spinning target (1), 2-ball multiball. Right ramp sends ball through elevated tube to left-side lane. Infinity lights behind backglass. Has speech (a sexy, female voice). Maximum displayed point score is 9,999,990 points per player.
ARTIST(S) & DESIGNER(S) Greg Kmiec
Paul Faris
MUSICIAN(S) & SOUND ARTIST(S)
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER(S)
RELEASE: November 26, 1979

 


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