Jersey Jack Pinball Releases ‘Godfather’ Pinball Machine

Pinball game to commemorate 50 years of “The Godfather.”

License Global

March 10, 2023

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In partnership with Paramount Consumer Products, Jersey Jack Pinball (JJP) has announced “The Godfather” 50th anniversary pinball machine. The game features full integration of audio and video components of scenes and characters, including Don Vito Corleone, Michael Corleone, Sonny Corleone and more.  

“‘The Godfather’ is a cinematic masterpiece that has held its place in movie history for over half a century,” says Jack Guarnieri, founder, JJP. “‘The Godfather’ pinball machine captures the essence of the film and offers a unique gameplay experience. This game is the ultimate collector's item.” 

The pinball machine features hand-drawn artwork packages from artists, Christopher Franchi and Jesper Abels, with art direction and animations from industry-leading animator, Jean-Paul DeWin. Industry veteran, Keith Johnson, led rules programming. 

The playfield design has 29 unique ball paths, a three-ball lock capable of feeding all three flippers, “The Compound” active newton-ball lock, four custom sculpts (an interactive Caporegime, Statue of Liberty, LED animated water fountain and a bust of Vito Corleone), an under-playfield subway system, exclusive JJP HotRail lighting and more. 

“Capturing the universe of ‘The Godfather’ in pinball was an exciting experience,” says Eric Meunier, game designer, JJP. “Our team pulled out all the stops to get a world-under-glass experience in every way. Unique mechs and shots, immersive programming, iconic video and audio from the most recognizable movie scenes and actors, and stellar animations and artwork wrapped with an excellent sound package all meld together to create a truly unique pinball experience.” 

Collector and limited-edition pinball machines are now available to order. 

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