Hello dear internet viewer,
Games of pinball on PC under Windows or DOS, there are so many. What is that often it is redundant, It is that they all end up to look the same. We play on a hyper-realistic table at one point as we see more great thing because there is no access to the angles that we normally would in real life or either one falls on games wherever everything is zoomed in on the ball so you never really see the table… Result whether one or the other, It didn't actually playing pinball arcade but more an action game… This is why today, I present to you a low-budget game that does none of these two defects. It is the game Pinball 4000 developed by SpiderSoft Ltd.. but distributed by Expert Software, Inc. in 1994.
«How it is a low budget game? SpiderSoft is a big company seems to me! "you could say to me as first the more derogatory comment. Indeed, SpiderSoft has built a solid reputation among 1995 and 2001, years among those, SpiderSoft has won many awards and was funded by various Governments. But as you can read in the description, refers to a game of 1994, before they were included in the category of the majors while they were in partnership with some, their funding was not… So like for all low-budget companies games are released on prematurely in order to finance other projects. Despite this, This game is far from being bad although, far from that.
Far from being bad, well it is me who does say this! Because I listen to the brazen criticism of the time, This game was supposed to be a laughing stock in the area of pinball games if comparing it to the headlines of the games of pinball released by Epic MegaGames at the same time. Yes, This game has suffered too much from popularity of a style that was going in the opposite direction. Result, Pinball 4000 is a pinball game despite its excellent concept has not been much played. It's both sad and insulting, because this snobbery of backward people made it impossible to see any evolution in the world of pinball games until the arrival of Windows 95, there as people arrived to what was called at the time the future, they finally see something else… But between 1991 and 1995, What brought novelty in the universe of pinball games was invariably put away by critics. Yes, as far as criticism gave a lot of visibilities pinball games, that criticism has killed his hype by imposing to developer a crass redundancy if they wanted to succeed commercially speaking.
Now that we have done with all the blah blah around the game, the game itself, how is it? As you can see in the video, Yes there is vision 2D with extremely high resolution for the time that allows us to not only see the whole table but also be able to consider it in detail without having to manipulate 1000 years to find what that is. Pinball tables are clear, varied, competitive and above of all fun. I'm not an expert in pinball game, but one thing is certain when it finishes part is not a burden that is finally finished unlike other pinball games… No, There is a sense of: "I could go further.!"Therefore, you do not waste your time and your energy by frustrating you against the game because you know you can always push the plug further away! And what is good with this game is that you can customize your tables angle which adds much to the lifetime of the game given the different perspectives of challenge. And what about music that just by listening to it, This is a good explanation of why this company just a year after this game has become a major. Work for a low budget game was huge especially taking into account the small size of the team that worked there.
A game that I recommend to everyone from casual players or the most hardcore in the field. This game was snubbed too long and it is time that finally retrogaming communities complies with what was the origin of the beginning of a new era in the pinball video game industry!