In this monster-packed pinball adventure, players becomeï¿½Godzilla! The evil aliens, the Xiliens, use mind control rays to take control of the monsters King Ghidorah, Gigan, Megalon, Ebirah, and Titanosaurus. The Xiliens are demanding all of Earthï¿½s resources.ï¿½Godzillaï¿½and its allies, Mothra, Rodan, and Anguirus, battle the Xilien invasion with the goal of conquering Mechagodzilla to become King of the Monsters!
Chaos and destruction ensue on the playfield withï¿½Godzillaï¿½multiball, started by shooting one of the various shots in and through the centrally located skyscraper.ï¿½ In the Premium and LE models, a motor actuates the skyscraper, diverting balls through each of its five stories as it collapses, ultimately locking three balls on its roof.ï¿½ The Premium/LE playfield also features a collapsing bridge ramp. This animated breakaway ramp is guarded by a custom moldedï¿½Godzillaï¿½and can divert pinballs back to the flipper or directly onto the playfield during Bridge Attack multiball.
On the Premium and LE models, Mechagodzilla features a motorized three-bank target set which rotates to reveal a spinner and jump ramp. Players will engage the Kaiju in battle by launching ï¿½pinballs with the jump ramp and bashing the magnetic ball catch on its chest to start Mechagodzilla multiball.
All models ofï¿½Godzillaï¿½pinball machines feature an innovative ï¿½Magna Grabï¿½ magnetic newton ball, capable of catching pinballs from five different shot paths, including off the plunge. This device can also divert pinballs to set up shots from the upper left flipper. The game also includes the iconic title song ï¿½Godzillaï¿½ by Blue Oyster Cult, stunning hand-drawn artwork by Zombie Yeti, intricate wireform ramps, three spinning targets (Heat Ray, Mechagodzilla, and Monster Rampage), three flippers, three ï¿½powerlineï¿½ themed stand-up targets and a UFO pop pumper. The game highlights video and audio from ten* Toho Showa Eraï¿½Godzillaï¿½films to create a one-of-a-kind immersiveï¿½Godzillaï¿½pinball experience.
Godzillaï¿½pinball machines also debut Sternï¿½s Insider Connected system, which includes a QR code reader on the bottom arch that enables players to interact with the game and this new network in a variety of ways. Stern Insider Connected provides new entertainment and player engagement features and an operator focused tool set to drive location play and remotely manage every aspect of the machines. Insider Connected goes live with the launch ofï¿½Godzilla, with the full scope of features scheduled for roll out over the next year.
Only 1,000 LE machines will be available. The LE version includes an exclusive full color mirrored backglass inspired by Mechagodzilla, iconic custom cabinet artwork, custom high gloss metallic silver powder-coated pinball armor, a custom designer autographed bottom arch, exclusive inside art blades, upgraded audio system, anti-reflection pinball playfield glass, shaker motor, a sequentially numbered plaque, and a Certificate of Authenticity.
ï¿½Partnering with Toho, we have brought theï¿½Godzillaï¿½universe to pinballï¿½ said Gary Stern, Chairman and CEO of Stern Pinball, Inc.ï¿½ ï¿½Insider Connected enables players, owners, and operators to interact with their machines like never before.ï¿½
*Final video and audio pending licensor approval.
Games configured for North America operate on 60 cycle electricity only.
These games will not operate in countries with 50 cycle electricity (including but not limited to Europe, UK, Australia).