28 09, 2021

Pinball Brothers Updates: Alien Pinball Released; Queen Pinball Coming Soon

By |2021-09-29T23:48:21+01:00September 28th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Pinball Brothers Updates: Alien Pinball Released; Queen Pinball Coming Soon

It’s been quite a while – about 9 months now – since we’ve mentioned Pinball Brothers, a company that picked up the tattered pieces of the Heighway Pinball fiasco and have been working to make good on those promises. They’ve apparently been fulfilling orders on Alien, but none of the social media sites I follow [...]

18 12, 2020

The Pinball Brothers Announce A Remake For Alien Pinball

By |2020-12-19T12:11:12+00:00December 18th, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on The Pinball Brothers Announce A Remake For Alien Pinball

At the beginning of the 2010s, various companies were joining the pinball fray to challenge Stern’s dominance. One of those was the UK-based Heighway Pinball. They built and sold an original theme called Full Throttle first, then in 2014, they announced their first licensed title, Alien. Unfortunately, the realities of operating a pinball-company eventually took [...]

18 12, 2020


By |2020-12-19T12:11:35+00:00December 18th, 2020|Pinball News|Comments Off on ALIEN REMAKE ANNOUNCED

After years of rumours and weeks of teasing, the company Pinball Brothers have finally confirmed they will be producing a remake of the Heighway Pinball game, Alien. Pinball Brothers was the business formed by investors brought in to refinance Heighway Pinball. Their investment allowed Heighway Pinball to continue operations but ultimately the South Wales-based pinball [...]

19 05, 2018


By |2018-05-20T07:01:42+01:00May 19th, 2018|Pinball News|Comments Off on JOHN TRUDEAU ON NEW CHARGES

While we have been chronicling the progress of the criminal case against former pinball designer John Trudeau since his arrest last August on charges of possessing child pornography, it appears he has now been charged with a series of new offences relating to the sexual abuse of a minor who was also a family member. [...]

10 05, 2018


By |2018-05-10T16:24:00+01:00May 10th, 2018|Pinball News|Comments Off on HEIGHWAY PINBALL BY THE NUMBERS

Pinball News has received the report by the company liquidating the assets of Heighway Pinball following it’s appointment last week. It’s a lengthy read containing thirty-three pages in total, but it contains details of all the assets owned – there aren’t many – and all those creditors owed money by the company. It repeats the [...]

6 05, 2018


By |2018-05-08T04:56:28+01:00May 6th, 2018|Pinball News|Comments Off on ANDREW HEIGHWAY INTERVIEW

Yesterday, six years after the company was founded, the liquidation of Heighway Pinball was approved by the remaining shareholders, bringing the story of the UK’s first pinball manufacturer to a close.  That closure, along with the very few remaining company assets, means that anyone owed machines, parts, refunds, invoice payments or wages is unlikely to [...]