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  • Summary: Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection faithfully recreates eight of the most memorable tables from the golden age of pinball in photorealistic 3D. Working closely with Williams to ensure authenticity of each of the games, the collection is highlighted by some of the most popular and innovative Williams pinball tables, including Gorgar, the first-ever talking pinball machine, Black Knight, which introduced "Magna-Save" and Bonus Ball, and Space Shuttle, which took the pinball industry by storm in 1984. Every table has been meticulously recreated to bring players the visuals, sound effects and gameplay that made these games legendary successes. Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection harkens back to the arcades of the 1980s. Players begin Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection with access to four pinball tables, and the remaining four tables are unlocked as the game progresses. Players can spend as little as two minutes on a quick pinball challenge, or delve deeper into the game, gaining rewards in a token-based system as they unlock each of the pinball tables. Single-player Arcade and Challenge modes provide hours of solo entertainment, and a Multiplayer mode lets players face each other head-on. [Crave Entertainment] Expand
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  1. This game not only recreates 13 of the best pinball machines of all time, but it also offers some of the best pinball physics around.
  2. 90
    Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection is a must-have for any fans of pinball, and well worth checking out by anybody who is just looking for a fun game that offers something different from the run of the mill shooters, RPGs, and action titles that dominate the holiday release schedule.
  3. The tables are near perfect re-creations of the Williams originals—not only in look and feel, but in how they play. I was stunned at the quality and entertainment value.
  4. With the cheaper price point, it’s hard to resist this if you are a pinball lover or want to relive some authentic pinball action.
  5. This collection of 13 pinball tables offers more than enough variety to justify the price that you pay for infinite credits.
  6. You don't need me to tell you that digital pinball isn't for everyone. And Pinball Hall of Fame isn't a perfect re-creation of the original tables. But if you're already into playing pinball on a TV, the variety of tables and the bargain price makes Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection a solid addition to your library.
  7. However, the game is enjoyable overall, though really only a ‘must have’ for those who can score a million points with their eyes closed and one hand tied behind their back.

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  1. Mar 22, 2012
    10
    Wow fantastic title, the tables are amazing, the graphics, the gameplay is really addictive, this game is great, is a big option to play in a boring day. Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection is really funny. Expand
  2. Jan 13, 2013
    9
    This is one of the best pinball games you will ever play. I love nearly every table and the ball physics are great.
    Best table: The Tales of
    The Arabian Nights
    I did get bored though, because once you complete the challenge there isn't much else to do. Also some of the table goals are near impossible, but I'm up for the challenge :)
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