MELROSE PARK, IL – July 29, 2011– Stern Pinball, Inc., the world's only maker of real pinball games, attended the San Diego Comicon this past weekend. Josh Sharpe from the IFPA was there with Stern promoting the new Tron pinball and running a tournament. The tournament was a great success with the winner taking home $500 cash. Attendance records were broken this year with over 130,000 attendees every day. Thousands of Comicon goers got to play and see the Tron machine for the first time. All had a great time and Stern is looking forward to next year’s event. “These types of event are fantastic for exposing pinball to the masses and help us continue to create pinball awareness,” said Gary Stern CEO and founder of Stern Pinball.
Stern Pinball and the Stern family have over 60 years tradition of producing quality pinball machines for young and old. The company traces its lineage to Philadelphia in the 1930s when Sam Stern entered the business of operating pinball games. Stern passed his lifelong enthusiasm for the game and the business of pinball to his son Gary who founded Stern Pinball. Today pinball remains one of the world's favorite pastimes.
About Stern Pinball
Stern Pinball, Inc., located just outside Chicago, Illinois, designs and manufactures arcade-quality pinball games. Stern is the only maker of full-sized, arcade quality pinball games on the planet and has released many popular games, including Avatar, Iron Man, Batman, Spiderman, The Rolling Stones and many more. Stern's games continue to be enjoyed by both pinball enthusiasts and casual players around the globe. For more information visit www.sternpinball.com.