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Leslie’s Week with Antonio

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Shop Notes,Tournaments,Zapcon 7 May 2019 | Comments Off on Leslie’s Week with Antonio

Not only did Leslie win her first Belles & Chimes tournament last month at StarFighters Arcade, she got to take the trophy with her to ZapCon. In case you haven’t noticed yet, the trophy for the local women’s pinball league is a giant banana named Antonio Banana. Thanks for trusting me with Antonio, ladies! He […]

NEWS: ZapCon 7 Day Two Coverage

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 7 May 2019 | Comments Off on NEWS: ZapCon 7 Day Two Coverage

As much fun as we had at ZapCon on Saturday, Sunday was even better! Check it out! And, yes, if you weren’t there, you definitely missed out. We’ll see you next year!

NEWS: ZapCon 7 Day One Coverage

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 7 May 2019 | Comments Off on NEWS: ZapCon 7 Day One Coverage

Another year, another ZapCon. This year was notable for some cool new additions, some awesome special games, and, of course, great people. If you didn’t get the chance to head down to the Mesa convention this past weekend, we’re truly sorry you missed out. It was a great time. Check out all the fun we […]

NEWS: Best of ZapCon Winners!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 6 May 2019 | Comments Off on NEWS: Best of ZapCon Winners!

Picking the best of the best is a difficult task, this year at ZapCon was no exception. People brought down some truly amazing games. Thank you to everyone for sharing, and thank you especially to the following people, who brought down some of the most amazing games of all. Here are the Best of ZapCon […]

NEWS: ZapCon Load-In Has Begun!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 2 May 2019 | Comments Off on NEWS: ZapCon Load-In Has Begun!

We just got back from the Mesa Convention Center, dropping off our first load of games for ZapCon this weekend! We were happy to see some familiar faces, also getting their machines all set up for the big event. Check out the very beginnings of the making of ZapCon! See you at ZapCon this weekend!

NEWS: Best of ZapCon Returns!

NEWS,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 1 May 2019 | Comments Off on NEWS: Best of ZapCon Returns!

ZapCon will be here this weekend! And so will the Best of ZapCon! Once again, Firebird Pinball is proud to sponsor our annual competition, designed to honor those of you who bring the most awesome games down to share at the two-day pinball and arcade convention, May 4-5 at the Mesa Convention Center. Drop by our […]

NEWS: Electric Bat Is Here!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix 17 September 2018 | Comments Off on NEWS: Electric Bat Is Here!

There was pinball, arcade games, three cakes, and two full bars. What more could anyone need? Sunday marked the soft opening of the Phoenix area’s latest arcade, the amazing Electric Bat, inside the Yucca Tap Room in Tempe. Check it out!

NEWS: Electric Bat is Coming!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix 12 September 2018 | Comments Off on NEWS: Electric Bat is Coming!

Tell your mother, tell your father, tell your weird cousin’s neighbor’s friend. It’s almost here, and we could hardly be more excited for the opening of the Electric Bat Arcade! There’s a lot of places to play pinball in Phoenix, but none of them will be quite like this. Check it out!

NEWS: Your Guide To ZapCon!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 18 April 2018 | Comments Off on NEWS: Your Guide To ZapCon!

When you get to ZapCon on Saturday, you might feel a bit overwhelmed. The majesty of nearly 350 games just waiting for you to play may be overwhelming, especially coupled with the joy of really cool merchandise, and the awe of side lounges that will take you back to the halcyon days of your console-driven childhood. But […]

NEWS: Pinball for Puerto Rico Scores Big!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Shop Notes 2 October 2017 | Comments Off on NEWS: Pinball for Puerto Rico Scores Big!

We’re proud to announce that our charity drive for Puerto Rico disaster relief raised hundreds of dollars! We spent our weekend auctioning off this Old Coney Island pinball machine, as part of our Pinball for Puerto Rico auction. One amazing family liked the idea so much that they pushed the bidding up to $750! We’ve […]