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Pinball Machines or Arcade Games, Which One Do you Prefer

Aug 1, 2008
If you're a big time gamer it can be tough deciding on which is better: pinball machines or Arcade games.

It's well known that pinball games have always been loved by the older crowd, meanwhile young kids flock to play the arcade games. It does make sense, because pinballs have been around for a lot longer.

Pinball machines can be enjoyed in a more passive way. The makers of pinballs really take pride in the craft of making them. It takes plenty of hard work and sweat to build a big beautiful pinball.

For an arcade game, you know there is a lot of work involved, but it's more of the white collar variety. There is nothing wrong with that, but the big difference between pinballs and arcades is that, with pinballs you can't automate the process.

But isn't the most important thing that a game is fun, right? Well, if you're into the graphical and audio explosions, then arcade games may be more to your liking. If you're into the quieter, more laid back experience then pinball games are for you.

You can really notice the difference between these machines by where they are located. For example, if you're at you're local pool hall, then chances are you're going to be waiting in line to play pinball. However, if you're at your local arcade, then obviously the arcade games are going to be the most played.

One thing is for certain, we've come a long way from the early stages of both video games and pinball machines. For example, take a look at the old pinball games from the 70s and earlier. It's very simplistic by today's standards. It generally consisted of simple artwork and a couple of flippers. Now look at today's modern pinball machines. They have multiple playing levels, 20 flippers, magnets, top of the line sound quality.

But when you look at arcade games, the difference is staggering. From a technological standpoint, the newer games are light years more impressive than the old school games.
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