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Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island (Windows)

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Everyone
ESRB Rating
Genre
Perspective
Theme
66
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Description

It starts when you receive a note and map from your long lost grandfather, along with the promise of the adventure of a lifetime. You'll encounter dinosaurs, volcanoes, and man-eating sharks, as well as a tribe of cavemen to save. Your mission is to save the Forgotten Island.

There are 9 interconnected tables included for you to conquer. They have to be unlocked during the game and offer 2 or 3 settings per table. In comparison to most other pinball simulations the goals on a table are mostly not to get a high score but to solve missions like chasing away sharks. Also unusual are the 3D graphics: instead of a static top-down view the camera follows the pinball ball.

Screenshots

Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island Windows Mystic Cave - shattered crystals
Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island Windows Fossil Beach - bees!
Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island Windows Title screen
Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island Windows Story mode - select table

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Not the usual bargain-bin pinball game Andy Voss (1636) 3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars3.8 Stars

The Press Says

PC Player (Germany) May, 2001 72 out of 100 72
spieletipps May 28, 2001 70 out of 100 70
PC Action Apr 05, 2001 67 out of 100 67
GameSpot Mar 22, 2001 6.6 out of 10 66
Game Vortex 2001 65 out of 100 65
Game Over Online Apr 04, 2001 61 out of 100 61
Gameguru Mania Mar 21, 2001 3 out of 5 60
Jeuxvideo.com Apr 17, 2001 12 out of 20 60
PC Zone Aug 13, 2001 5.9 out of 10 59
Game Revolution Mar 01, 2001 C- 42

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Trivia

Engine

From the installer to the in-game graphics, it appears that Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island is based on the Unreal engine. The Unreal engine is typically used to make first-person shooter games, but in this case it was used for a pinball game.
jeremy strope (126) added Adventure Pinball: Forgotten Island (Windows) on Jun 19, 2001