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Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
...
4.9
PSP
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...
Wii
86
5.0
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Description

Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection is another entry in the PHOF budget series. Included in the PS2 version are eight authentic pinball tables, some of the best from the 1970s, 1980s and 1990s. The tables are:
  • Black Knight (1980)
  • Firepower (1980)
  • Funhouse (1990)
  • Gorgar (1979)
  • Pinbot (1986)
  • Space Shuttle (1984)
  • Taxi (1988)
  • Whirlwind (1988)
The PSP and Wii versions add two additional tables:
  • Jive Time (1970)
  • Sorcerer (1985)
The PS3 and XBox 360 versions add three more tables:
  • Medieval Madness (1997)
  • No Good Gofers (1997)
  • Tales of the Arabian Knights (1996)
The pinball tables can be combined with multi-player competitions that feature up to four players. The game includes table art and audio galleries. For the PSP version, the game can be played vertically from a top-down view with a larger playing field. The Wii version offers a control options where the movements with the Wiimote mimic flippers of a real pinball table. The PS3 and XBox 360 versions feature 1080p display, sharper textures, online high score boards, and new achievements/trophies.

Screenshots

Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection PlayStation 2 Space Shuttle loading screen
Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection PlayStation 2 Highscore entry
Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection PlayStation 2 Taxi table
Pinball Hall of Fame: The Williams Collection PlayStation 2 Space Shuttle - bottom view

Alternate Titles

  • "Williams Pinball Classics" -- European title

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User Reviews

Easily One Of the Best and Accurate Pinball Sims Available. Wii Guy Chapman (1745)
Far better than the price suggests PlayStation 2 wildweasel (24)

The Press Says

The Video Game Critic Wii Jul 19, 2008 A- 91
HonestGamers Wii Mar 19, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Defunct Games Wii May 28, 2008 89 out of 100 89
Game Chronicles PlayStation 2 Feb 12, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
411mania.com PlayStation 3 Oct 28, 2009 8.5 out of 10 85
IGN PSP Mar 31, 2008 8 out of 10 80
IGN Wii Mar 14, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot Xbox 360 Sep 18, 2009 8 out of 10 80
PlayFrance PSP Mar 22, 2011 8 out of 10 80
GameSpot PlayStation 3 Sep 23, 2009 8 out of 10 80

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Trivia

Each of "Taxi"'s five passengers is based on popular characters, right? So who is "Lola" then?

The first released versions of Taxi contained five passengers: Gorbie (Mikhail Gorbachev), Drac (Count Dracula), Santa Claus, Pinbot (from the Williams table of the same name), and Marilyn (as in Marilyn Monroe). This resulted in a short legal squabble between Williams and Monroe's estate, resulting in Ms. Monroe's change into the redheaded "Lola". The "Lola" version of the table is the more common of the two, while supposedly the "Marilyn" versions ended up being sold outside of the US.

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