Stranger Things Pinball is Now a Thing

Netflix partnered with Stern Pinball to make this nostalgic crossover happen.

By Chris Morse

While we have all been busy eagerly awaiting the return of Netflix’s nostalgia-driven Stranger Things series, the streaming platform has partnered with Stern Pinball to bring another taste of decades past back to life. Now available for ordering (if you have a bigger budget) and soon to be rolling out at arcades near you is the all-new Stranger Things Pinball.

Officially licensed and featuring the likeness of the show and its characters—not to mention the Demogorgon—this unit is a blast from the past in more ways than one. While pinball isn’t the national craze it once was, there are still plenty of places where you can drop a quarter in and get a few games going, or play unlimited if you happen to be visiting a modern establishment. See below for the full details, images of the three models, and an official trailer.

Experience the terrifying forces in Hawkins, Indiana that turn this small town “upside down” with supernatural elements, strange sightings, and government secrets. Stranger Things pinball machines will immerse players in a search to unravel the extraordinary mysteries and secret government experiments taking place at the Hawkins National Laboratory. The gameplay focuses on unlocking the hidden meanings of supernatural events occurring in and around the town, including the appearance of a girl known as “Eleven” with telekinetic abilities. The ball is wild as Mike, Lucas, Dustin, Will, Joyce, and Police Chief Jim Hopper help Eleven close the dimensional gate.

There’s no word yet on when exactly we can expect Stranger Things 4 to arrive but with an early 2020 filming schedule that is said to run through August, we might not be able to reenter this world until late in the year or the following year in 2021, which is quite a long wait from now. We are hoping to see Hawkins again sooner rather than later, even if the show is expanding beyond the iconic town location in which the first three seasons took place.

Stranger Things is now streaming its third season, titled Stranger Things 3, on Netflix. As always, be sure to stay tuned for all of the latest updates on the show right here on Dead Entertainment.

About the Author

Chris Morse

Programmer by day, writer by night. Having grown up surrounded by plenty of horror movies and video games, it only made sense for Chris to combine all of these passions into one place: Dead Entertainment. Whether he's working on designs, tinkering with the platform, or just writing up the latest horror news, he's sure to be hard at work keeping the wheels turning on this website no matter what time of day it is. When not coding or gaming, you can find him donning a Cheesehead and heading to the Midwest to cheer on his favorite NFL team, the Green Bay Packers. #GoPackGo

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