Pin Bot, one of the finest pinball machines ever made, has now been converted
to video. All of the action of the real game is here: robot-like speech,
multi-ball play, the jet bumpers, and the mysterious robot visor. Some new
features have been added as well: 6 progressively more difficult levels,
enemies that attack your flippers or try to steal the ball on the playfield,
and different ball shapes. Pin Bot talks. Pin Bot observes. Pin Bot
--From the NES Pinbot instruction manual.
Overview: Pinbot was a pretty fun game, but I think Pinbot fans were expecting a little more. The controls were done pretty well with an easy-to-learn scheme. They were also resposive enough to convert your real pinball skills over to the NES. The graphics were mediocre. They weren't drawn too bad, but I didn't really like the color scheme. The sounds were not too aggravating and were almost enjoyable. I really like the ability to play four players. That was a good idea. It also had a multiball feature that was a lot of fun. Overall I'd say that this is a fun game to play, but if you are an old Pinbot fan, watchout, you might be let down a little.