Excerpt: Genre: Puzzle Publisher: Crave Developer: Crave Release Date: December 6, 2005 Buy 'PINBALL HALL OF FAME: The Gottlieb Collection': PSP There are two kinds of pinball video games, generally. One is the fantasy pinball sort of game, where the developers go ahead and create nearly impossible boards.
Excerpt: Crave has delivered a really great pinball collection to the PSP. Pinball Hall of Fame: The Gottlieb Collection features over a dozen classic Gottlieb pinball tables and arcade miscellany, all simulated in loving detail.
Pros: ups: Nice recreations of classic pinball machines, cool sharing feature supports multiplayer gaming on a single cartridge, good fodder for pinball fans.
Cons: downs: Doesn't do much to attract new fans, screen aspect and controls somewhat at odds.
Excerpt: In 1947, Gottlieb released Humpty Dumpty - the first pinball machine with flippers. This proved to be the turning point of coin-operated gaming. They weren’t the flippers that we know and love in today’s games. Instead, they were tiny flippers placed along the playing field.