Lionsgate, Stern Pinball Announce ‘John Wick’ Pinball Games

Players can step into the shoes of the legendary hitman.

License Global

May 9, 2024

2 Min Read
Stern Pinball logo.
Stern Pinball logo. Stern Pinball

Stern Pinball has announced its newest line of pinball games featuring  “John Wick.” Created in collaboration with Lionsgate, players will experience the thrilling and action-packed billion-dollar-grossing John Wick franchise with film-inspired mechanical features and artwork alongside Stern’s all-new dynamic AI combat system. “John Wick” pinball games are available in Pro, Premium and Limited Edition (LE) models.  

In Stern’s “John Wick” pinball games, players step into the role of Wick as he fights to escape his past. As the titular character, players can engage in high-speed car chases and fast-action drifting across the playfield, which incorporates models and artwork inspired by iconic locations from the franchise, including the New York Continental Hotel and the Red Circle Club, all set against a dramatically edge-lit New York City skyline.  

To raise the stakes, “”John Wick pinball introduces Stern’s new dynamic AI combat system, an innovation that brings the frenetic combat of the films to the game. The Stern team has created a primitive video game AI system to control the enemy lights on the playfield, setting the “John Wick” pinball games apart from prior pinball machines, where all lights were controlled by player actions, timers and random number generations. Enemies move tactically with the dynamic software to counter player objectives, creating a unique challenge in each game session. The system also features a new action video player that dynamically reflects player action – as players defeat three enemies, they'll see video clips of John Wick doing the same in the films. 

Accompanying the film and audio assets woven into the gameplay, “John Wick” pinball games will include custom narration by actor, Ian McShane, as Winston and an original score.  

“Inspired by one of the most iconic and thrilling film franchises of our time, we’re releasing ‘John Wick’ pinball games with the most advanced technology we’ve ever created,” says Seth Davis, president, chief executive officer, Stern Pinball, “We can’t wait for players to try out our new combat system and experience the action.” 

“John Wick” pinball games and accessories are available through authorized Stern Pinball distributors and dealers worldwide. 

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