Released for the Atari 2600 video game console in 1980, Video Pinball participate in real-world simulation game of pinball shooter ball, flippers, bumpers and spinners. Also, the game implements real physics simulation of a real ball. The game also features a unique bonus rollover with Atari, Inc. logo on the board; hitting the logo four times results in an additional ball. It was programmed Bob Smit.
Most of the game involves learning how to perform certain functions, such as starting or activation fins, with the Atari 2600 joystick. Moving the joystick down pinball pulls the piston back by pressing the joystick buttons throwing a ball in the game field. Left and right fins is not activated by moving the joystick left or right. The ball may be podkruchen (as gently pushing the table in real life), holding the joystick button and press the buttons in a certain direction.