AtGames’ awesome Legends Pinball is a compact, internet-ready virtual pinball game centre. Play the preloaded games, compete on global leaderboards and chase high scores. Download extra game packs from AtGames’ ArcadeNet service to boost your library, or connect it to your own PC and enjoy a whole world of pinball videogaming.
When you start the table, use the D-Pad mounted in the front console to move through the Legends Pinball’s intuitive menu system. Then use the flipper buttons to scroll through the included games, find your favourite and use the real ball launch plunger to shoot!
The AtGames Legends Pinball comes with a selection of fully-licensed, preloaded games from classic pinball manufacturers Gottlieb and Taito, including Cactus Jack, Wipeout and Black Hole. Easily expand your collection by connecting Virtual Pinball to the internet and logging into your AtGames account. From there you can buy AtGames’ own DLC (downloadable content) packs, each containing a selection of hand-picked pinball titles, and load them directly into your Legends Pinball.
Currently, there are packs available with games from pinball all-stars like Taito and Zaccharia. Official AtGames pinball titles are fully integrated with the Legends Pinball, with online leaderboard support, multiplayer and adjustable settings all functioning as standard.
Looking for more games? Like all AtGames devices, the real star attraction of Legends Pinball is in its almost limitless expandability. Legends Pinball connects to an external PC via USB and HDMI. There’s also a local streaming function that does away with the cables and wirelessly links the cabinet to your PC, but you’ll probably get lower control latency - essential in a pinball game - with a cable connection.
Either connection gives you full access to your own collection of pinball video games, and seamlessly links them to the Legends Pinball - ready to play. This allows your own games to display on the huge playfield monitor, and of course to be controlled using the VP’s buttons.
With this clever system, you can play almost any pinball video games. Browse the big hitters from major game studios like Pinball FX3, Visual Pinball and Future Pinball, and buy games or packs from DLC retailers like Steam. Or mooch around the user forums to find hidden gems from indy community developers. However you source your digital pinball games, the Legends Pinball is an ideal way to play them on a real machine.
Each game loads onto the sumptuous 32-inch playfield monitor, which offers pin-sharp graphic rendering and truly high-speed, exciting ball movement. Veering off course? Nudge the table to bring your pinball back into line. If nudging isn’t your thing, you can use the ‘nudge’ buttons instead - one on each side by the flipper buttons, and one at the front, too.
That low-latency, lighting fast gameplay takes place on the 32-inch LCD main display, which operates at 60fps for seriously slick, speedy gameplay. Above that, the backglass is displayed on a 15.6-inch LCD monitor. Backglasses for all included games, plus any that come with AtGames DLC packs, will automatically display on here during the game. For third-party backglasses, you’ll need to add the VIBS board as well as having a PC capable of dual HDMI output.
Stereo sound is taken care of by multiple speakers in the backglass. Volume buttons underneath the backglass enable easy adjustment. And there’s a pair of haptic rumbling speakers mounted into the front of the machine, which recreate the feel of a pinball rolling around the playfield.
The cabinet is compact and doesn’t take up too much space in the home, yet it’s tall enough for adults and kids alike to play. Strong aluminium legs keep the table stable, and level adjusters enable you to get it perfectly flat. The Legends Pinball is the perfect gateway into the world of pinball video gaming.
If you’re playing additional games from an external PC, the VIBS (Video Input Backglass Switchboard) allows you to display backglass artwork from your own collection of pinball video games. It’s essential for a fully authentic experience with your own third-party pinball titles.
Also available is the AtGames Control Panel. This is a typical arcade control panel with an 8-way joystick, six fire buttons and a trackball. It mounts securely to the Virtual Pinball body and allows you to play vertically-oriented video games on that huge, 32-inch screen, with the same Bring Your Own Game functionality as on the Legends Ultimate 300.
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