Razer and Williams Esports Come Together for New Partnership

This week, Williams Esports came together with Razer to form a new partnership, specifically working with the Williams Formula 1 team. Like a lot of esports partnerships, Razer is providing the team with some essential gear to both train and show off at events, specifically working with their latest high-end Blade laptops. Not to mention future […]

Bally and Williams Tables Being Pulled from Pinball Arcade Library

A bit of sad news from Pinball Arcade: the developers are being forced to remove over 60 titles from their library after WMS Industries, who currently hold the trademarks to both the Bally and Williams pinball games, informed them they would not allow the video game to use their titles any longer. The news came down […]

Pose: FX's First Look At Transgender Cast From New Ryan Murphy Series

Ryan Murphy has a pretty diverse programming empire spreading out across FX and Fox. Just recently, Murphy's run has included killer clowns and cults (American Horror Story: Cult); a shocking, tragic murder in the fashion world (American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace); and a look into the lives of police officer, paramedics and […]

Baseball Deluxe Pinball

Lauren Looks Back: Williams's 1957 Baseball Deluxe Pinball Machine

In 1957, Williams released a rather unique pinball machine: the Baseball Deluxe. Now, it has the body of a typical pinball machine, and it is an electro-mechanical machine. But the playfield is unlike any other pinball machine. The ball comes out from the middle of the machine, and the player attempts to hit the ball […]

Arcade Chaser: Kickback Pinball Cafe

Arcades at one point were an American past time. For a while they went out of style, being replaced with things like Dave and Busters and other all ages gambling places. But now there's been a renaissance going on where people (usually 30 something year olds) are opening up arcades, be they mixed with a […]

Lauren Looks Back At Williams Pinball

In the landscape of pinball, there are dozens of manufacturers. At this point in time we don't have that many (Stern being top dog currently) but back in pinballs (illegal) heyday we had a good selection of companies. One of which was Williams. In 1943 Harry Williams started Williams Manufacturing. His first seven products were […]

There Was No Bang In This Machine: Demolition Man Pinball

I wish I could tell you great things about Demolition Man as a pinball machine. Like how it was a joy to play, or that I got a high score. But alas, when I went to hit 'start' on the game – it wasn't working. That's the problem with a lot of routed machines (machines which […]

Drac Attack! Monster Bash Pinball

Finally, I can do an article on my favorite pinball machine of all time. While I am fond of many, nothing has captured my heart more than Monster Bash released by Williams in 1998. I'm a huge fan of the Universal Monsters (especially The Creature), and overall this game is just great fun. I also […]

Man Vs Machine; Pin-Bot

Pin-Bot is a hell of a machine. I've played it several times over the years and I still suck at it. Williams released Pin-Bot in 1986, showcasing some impressive technology for the time. The machine has a five target dropping bank, 3 bank drop targets, kick out holes, and an upper level mini bagatelle table […]