Earthshaker! is a pinball game designed by Pat Lawlor and released by Williams Electronics in 1989. The game features an earthquake theme and was advertised with the slogan "It's a Moving Experience!"Some Prototypes have a Building that when the shaker motor was activated would fall down but the Team removed it due to priceing
|Release date||February, 1989|
|Music||Jon Hey, Chris Granner|
The player assume the role of an earthquake researcher and has to visit various zones along the California-Nevada border. During the game the two states split apart and becoming a rail for the ball.
Sample games feature an "Earthquake Institute" building that sinks into the playfield. About 200 of these sample machines were produced before this toy was made stationary due to cost savings. Some hobbyists re-add this feature in their custom pinball machines.
The music and voices of the game are typical for its era, although the pinball machine is known for a female voice saying "Bitchin'!" which was unusual for its time. "Family" ROMs that censor the questionable language by omission was developed.
Earthshaker! is no longer available as a licensed table in The Pinball Arcade for any platform after June 29, 2018 - just before WMS license expiration on June 30, 2018.
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