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By InfiniteLives

5 months ago



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    #51 5 months ago

    I agree that the title would be a massive hit with younger generation. Id buy one for sure. So many possibilities

    #52 5 months ago

    If they could ever get the license for this, it would be a home run at the coin box.

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    #53 4 months ago

    Bump, please make this machine @STERN

    #54 4 months ago

    Instabuy

    #55 4 months ago

    I've got the cash in pocket for it. Make it happen, Stern.
    This is a game that many 30ish year olds AND children can instantly relate to.

    #56 4 months ago

    I'm not a pokemon guy and only just learned about it from my kids.

    All I can say is if you put a card dispenser on this game (like Slugfest) and it spits out pokemon cards, my kids would spend every dollar they have on the game just to win a new card.

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    #57 3 months ago

    Anybody notice the Squirtle hat during the Jurassic Park stream? Wasn't there a dinosaur drawing on the dry erase board during the Black Knight reveal stream? Stern trying to hint at something??

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    #58 3 months ago

    I doubt Pokemon is about to come out, but I like that there are Pokemon fans in there. Gives a glimmer of hope for a potential huge location theme.

    #59 3 months ago

    It is in sterns style to release a 30 year old franchise

    #60 3 months ago

    I'd be on board. I played the old Pokemon Pinball game for the GBA obsessively back in the day.

    #61 3 months ago

    Pokemon and Harry Potter would both be goldmines as far as pinball can be a goldmine. Both are popular and long-lived so nerds and their nerdy kids can both nerd out on them. I’m in.

    #62 3 months ago
    Quoted from Wickerman2:

    Pokemon and Harry Potter would both be goldmines as far as pinball can be a goldmine. Both are popular and long-lived so nerds and their nerdy kids can both nerd out on them. I’m in.

    Apparently JK Rowling doesn't like the idea of pinball machines as she has the archaic view that its a form of gambling or something silly like that. So Harry Potter will never happen.. Luckily Pokémon is known to throw their name on just about anything so hopefully this actually happens!!

    #63 3 months ago
    Quoted from fisherdaman:

    Apparently JK Rowling doesn't like the idea of pinball machines as she has the archaic view that its a form of gambling or something silly like that. So Harry Potter will never happen.. Luckily Pokémon is known to throw their name on just about anything so hopefully this actually happens!!

    I believe this to just be a rumor. No one has ever shown any proof of this. Not in a video or print interview. It's just hearsay, unless you've got proof

    #64 3 months ago
    Quoted from Luckydogg420:

    I believe this to just be a rumor. No one has ever shown any proof of this. Not in a video or print interview. It's just hearsay, unless you've got proof

    “J.K. Rowling doesn’t want a pinball machine at the moment. The category is not one she wants to happen,” says Sharpe

    http://pavlovpinball.com/pinball-licencing-101-how-much-why-and-harry-potter/

    Pretty sure Roger Sharpe is extremely credible...

    #65 3 months ago

    did anyone else catch someone on the dead flip Jurassic park reveal wearing a pokemon hat? remember the dinosaur drawing on the white board during the black knight gameplay reveal? doubt its a hint but ya never know

    #66 3 months ago
    Quoted from TreyBo69:

    Pretty sure Roger Sharpe is extremely credible...

    That is the 1 independent reference in all of google. I guess we’ll assume it’s true. Did Sharpe speak to her firsthand? More likely via a licensing agent or something. Was anything lost in translation? How was the question posed? Did she even have the state modern pinball explained to her? I picture a half listened to question of a very busy billionaire. HP isn’t over. No way

    #67 3 months ago

    Rare for me but it would probably be a hard no buy for theme. But you never know.

    #68 3 months ago
    Quoted from TreyBo69:

    “J.K. Rowling doesn’t want a pinball machine at the moment. The category is not one she wants to happen,” says Sharpe
    http://pavlovpinball.com/pinball-licencing-101-how-much-why-and-harry-potter/
    Pretty sure Roger Sharpe is extremely credible...

    Good quote from 2014. Thanks for finding some proof. The very next sentence after your quote is

    But there’s possible good news for Potter fans.”I am first in line for the licence, and I am waiting for when the timing is right,” he says. “When it is I will see if a particular manufacturer will step up – or I might like to do it myself.”

    So 5 years have passed, maybe the time is right.

    #69 3 months ago

    Also Harry Potter and pokemon both have mobile games made by niantic. What does this have to do with anything. Nothing. But both of these licenses have become looser with their IP in the last 5 years.

    #70 3 months ago
    Quoted from Luckydogg420:

    Also Harry Potter and pokemon both have mobile games made by niantic. What does this have to do with anything. Nothing. But both of these licenses have become looser with their IP in the last 5 years.

    I think the main issue was always about the game ending up mostly in bars.

    The games by Niantic are probably an easier sell because they're about walking around and visiting all sorts of places.

    I think there will be a Harry Potter game someday, but likely when Rowling is even less involved with how the property is licensed. It would be interesting how they tackle the game. If they go pure books with all original assets, or if they would license the Warner Brothers movies and all of those actors/videos/audio/music. (I'd prefer books. I was young enough to enjoy the first few novels, but never saw more than the first movie)

    #71 3 months ago
    Quoted from TheLaw:

    Rare for me but it would probably be a hard no buy for theme. But you never know.

    It would definitely be a polarizing theme. I could see it being hugely popular on route, but there aren't too many collectors that are young enough to have an attachment to the license.

    #72 3 months ago

    Probably not well received by the pinball community. But if Stern really wanted to capture the low end of pinball sales with their home table. This would be the title to go with.

    #73 3 months ago
    Quoted from mettle64:

    there aren't too many collectors that are young enough to have an attachment to the license.

    It’s 20 years old and was played by kids to adults when it came out so plenty of age range today

    #74 3 months ago
    Quoted from Wickerman2:

    It’s 20 years old and was played by kids to adults when it came out so plenty of age range today

    Not to mention any parents that want to get their kids into pinball, here's the gateway theme. Pokemon is still wildly popular with young kids.

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