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NEWS: Twas the Night Before ZapCon!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 28 April 2017 | 0 Comments

We just returned from ZapCon Eve, and we’re still grinning. The Mesa Convention Center is packed to the gills with arcade and pinball machines, great vendors, and awesome tournaments waiting to happen. This weekend is going to be great! Don’t miss out on ZapCon! Here’s a little preview:

Your Guide to ZapCon!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 28 April 2017 | 0 Comments

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 with your name practically on it already, and the awe of side lounges that will take you back […]

It’s Almost Here!

NEWS,Zapcon 27 April 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s beginning to look a lot like ZapCon down at the Mesa Convention Center! The boss just sent this photo of our machines, set up nicely with a few friends’ games. See you at ZapCon!

All Packed Up!

Games For Sale,Shop Notes,Zapcon 27 April 2017 | 0 Comments

The games list for ZapCon has continued to grow, with almost 350 machines now promised for this weekend’s ultimate convention! We packed up our contingent on Wednesday, getting 15 machines out of the shop and into a very large truck. It was just as much fun as it sounds. Check it out! Good luck getting all […]

NEWS: Our ZapCon Games List

Games For Sale,Shop Notes,Zapcon 26 April 2017 | 0 Comments

It’s getting so close! ZapCon will be here in less than three days! To help further the excitement, here’s the list of games we’re taking to the show. Almost everything is for sale, so YOU can take home the best-ever ZapCon souvenir. Stop by the Firebird booth and see us! Our Games:

NEWS: Best of ZapCon Returns!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 25 April 2017 | 0 Comments

What’s the only thing better than ZapCon, that glorious feast of games headed our way this weekend? The Best of ZapCon, of course! And Firebird Pinball is proud to announce the return of the Best of ZapCon competition! Once again, fans will have the chance to vote for their favorite pinball machine and arcade game […]

We’re on the Flyer!

Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Shop Notes,Zapcon 14 March 2017 | 0 Comments

Our friend just received this promo postcard inside a package of pinball parts he’d ordered from Marco Specialties. He was so excited to see our logo on it that he took a picture and sent it to us. We’re excited too, but mostly just because we’re just happy we get to be part of ZapCon […]

NEWS: It’s Official

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Tournaments,Zapcon 22 January 2017 | 0 Comments

The links are up, so it’s officially official: Firebird Pinball is proud to sponsor ZapCon for another year! The state’s largest arcade and pinball expo takes place April 29-30 at the Mesa Convention Center. We’re glad to be part of the huge team that makes this amazing weekend happen. Check out the ZapCon homepage and FB […]

NEWS: ZapCon 5 is Coming!

NEWS,Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Tournaments,Zapcon 9 January 2017 | 0 Comments

Are you giddy with anticipation yet? Organizers confirmed the good news just yesterday: ZapCon is back for another year of pinball and arcade madness! This year’s mega-gaming event will take place April 29-30, again at the friendly confines of the Mesa Convention Center. Last year was amazing! There were more than 300 games, most there […]

NEWS: ZapCon Honorable Mentions

Pinball in Arizona,Pinball in Phoenix,Zapcon 21 April 2016 | 0 Comments

By now, the glory of the Firebird Pinball Best of ZapCon winners has spread far and wide. But there are others who deserve a few minutes of recognition too, and a few other interesting postscripts. This year’s contest was our best yet, with the most ballots cast and some extremely close races. Thanks to everyone who […]