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Pro Pinball: The Web (DOS)

ESRB Rating
Genre
Theme
82
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4.1
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Advertising Blurbs

Print advertisement - PC Player 02/1996:
    „Das zur Zeit mit Abstand beste Pinball-Spiel für den PC!“ PC GAMES

    „Dieses Teil ist so realistisch, daß man fast schon Angst um den guten alten Flipper haben muß!“ POWERPLAY

    Virtual (crossed out) Reality.


    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107483) on Apr 08, 2010.

Print advertisement - PC Player 11/1995:

    VIRTUAL (crossed out)
    REALITY.



    Keine Lust in die Spielhalle zu gehen?
    Pro Pinball ist besser als die Realität. Mit state-of-the-art Silicon Graphic-Technology schreitet Pro Pinball in die dritte Dimension: Du siehst den kompletten Flippertisch, als ob Du davor stehst und spielst in den Raum hinein. Alles passiert auf Deinem eigenen Bildschirm!
    Endlich fällt übersichtliches Gameplay keinem lästigen Scrolling zum Opfer.
    Sogar im Multiball-Spiel mit 6 Bällen gleichzeitig behälst Du die totale Kontrolle.
    Atemberaubende Auflösung, original Soundeffekte, 20 Soundtracks und digitale Soundausgabe, versteckte Features und unzählige Spielmodi versetzen Dich in die Spielhalle der nächsten Generation.
    Pro Pinball - Get the Highscore

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (107483) on Apr 06, 2010.

empire.co.uk (January 1997):

    THE WEB
    - A Pro Pinball Simulation -

    Introduction

    You are a Cyber Biker in the near future. High above the earth in her Space Station sits the evil ruler of The Web, the Dark Queen. You must battle through numerous missions and tasks to earn the chance to defeat her in the Ultimate Showdown.

    On your way to the Showdown you will do battle in The Web itself (a fast paced 3D video mode), you'll have to find a way to destroy the Space Station in the Space Station Frenzy (a three ball mode), and master combo shots to take on Combo Mania (a special high scoring round).

    Only when you have completed FIVE special tasks will the Ultimate Showdown (an incredible SIX ball frenzy) be ready for you will you be ready for it?

    Technical Specifications

    • Choice of 6 table viewing angles.
    • Musical score written and performed by Jake Burns and Bruce Foxton (ex. Stiff Little Fingers and The Jam, respectively).
    • Over 20 tracks of music played direct from the CD for optimal audio quality.
    • Mechanical sounds sampled from a real pinball table.
    • Over 100 samples of speech.



    PC CD-ROM




    System Requirements
    • 486-33, 4Mb RAM, CD-ROM drive, 1Mb SVGA graphics card


    Optional
    • Sound Blaster, Gravis Ultrasound, or 100% compatible sound card


    Features
    • Screen resolutions of 640x480, 800x600 and 1024x768 at both 256 and 32,768 colours, depending on available graphics RAM.
    • Typical frame rate of 60 fps, with auto-sensing of system settings and capabilities for higher or lower frequencies.
    • Digital sound support ranging from basic 6 KHz mono 8-bit, to CD-quality 44.1 KHz stereo 16-bit output.


    Availability
    • Europe: Now
    • USA: Now
    • Japan: Now



    Windows 95




    System Requirements
    • 486-66, 8Mb RAM, CD-ROM drive, 1Mb SVGA graphics card


    Optional
    • Windows 95 compatible sound card


    Features
    • Screen resolutions of 640x480, 800x600 and 1024x768 at both 256 and 32,768 colours, depending on available graphics RAM.
    • Typical frame rate of 60 fps, with auto-sensing of system settings and capabilities for higher or lower frequencies.
    • Digital sound support ranging from basic 6 KHz mono 8-bit, to CD-quality 44.1 KHz stereo 16-bit output.


    Availability
    • Europe: Now
    • USA: Now
    • Japan: Now


    Note: Owners of the DOS version can download a free upgrade to the Windows 95 version from the Demos & Updates page.

    Contributed by Jeanne (75624) on Jun 28, 2009.