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Psycho Pinball

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Description

Psycho Pinball is another pinball game in the style first introduced in Pinball Dreams and later popularized in Pinball Fantasies. Standard features of these types of pinball simulations include an animated backglass display, multiple bonuses including a multi-ball, extra ball, etc., and background music that changes based on active specials.

There are three main tables:
  • The Abyss (Aquatic theme)
  • Trick or Treat (Horror theme)
  • Wild West (Western theme)
An additional gimmick is a fourth Psycho Pinball table (circus theme) that has bonuses that can launch you to the other three tables, leading to massively high scores (and very long gameplay times).

Screenshots

Psycho Pinball Genesis Upper part of Trick or Treat, try to get into the house on the left.
Psycho Pinball DOS Default scores for Wild West
Psycho Pinball DOS Bottom half of Wild West
Psycho Pinball DOS Default scores for Psycho

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The Press Says

PC Games (Germany) DOS Mar, 1995 87 out of 100 87
Joystick (French) DOS Mar, 1995 85 out of 100 85
ASM (Aktueller Software Markt) Genesis Jan, 1995 10 out of 12 83
PC Player (Germany) DOS Mar, 1995 81 out of 100 81
Sega-16.com Genesis Aug 06, 2012 8 out of 10 80
High Score DOS Aug, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Mega Fun Genesis Nov, 1994 79 out of 100 79
Power Play DOS Mar, 1995 78 out of 100 78

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Trivia

Awards

  • PC Player
    • 1996 (issue 01) - named "Best Pinball Game in 1995"

Contributed to by Trixter (8734) and //dbz: (5221)