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The Pinball Arcade announced for Vita, 3DS, PSN, XBLA

From the makers of Pinball Hall of Fame.

FarSight Studios has announced The Pinball Arcade, due out on iPhone, iPad, Android, Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation Vita, PlayStation Network, Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Vita early 2012.

The pinball simulation comes with four tables at launch: Tales of the Arabian Nights, Ripley's Believe It or Not, Theatre of Magic, and Black Hole. Two tables will be released each month following that, as well as new features, including online tournaments and head-to-head play.

A Facebook page has been set up, and a Pinball Arcade website launched. Its debut trailer is below.

FarSight Studios is a US developer that's been going since 1988. It's made a raft of baseball and American Football games throughout its history, as well as Pinball Hall of Fame, considered one of the best pinball series.