Captain Fantastic is an arcade pinball machine designed by Greg Kmiec and produced by Bally in 1976. A semi-sequel to Bally’s earlier Wizard!, and named after the chart-topping album by Elton John, it features John dressed as the Local Lad from the rock opera movie Tommy.Read more
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Shark Jaws was a video arcade game created by Atari and released in 1975, an obvious attempt to ride the massive popularity wave of Steven Spielberg’s film “Jaws”, while skirting licensing regulations.
Atari head Nolan Bushnell attempted to officially license the name Jaws for the game, but was unable to secure a deal with Universal Pictures. Undeterred, the company used the “Shark Jaws” name, using tiny print for “Shark” and large all-caps “JAWS” on the game cabinet.Read more