Big Score is based around a classic story of police vs. criminals in a fight for a big score. The fantastic action will leave you breathless and will pump-up your adrenaline while you are rescuing your ball, trying to hit that last glowing target.
User reviews: Mostly Negative (68 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 23, 2009
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About This Game

Big Score is based around a classic story of police vs. criminals in a fight for a big score. The fantastic action will leave you breathless and will pump-up your adrenaline while you are rescuing your ball, trying to hit that last glowing target.

Big Score can be played by four players, where you will be able to steal points and achievements from your playing partners.

You will have to: risk a lot, airball a lot, save balls from jail, rush them across the bridge, break the safe code, play video modes, be precise and be quick if you plan to reach the final score.

12 modes and 8 mini-modes will guide you through the intense story where you will prepare, practice, steal, fight, chase, break-in, arrest, run and finally try to make your one chance for a Big Score.

  • Big Score extra features - cover game elements not present in regular modes and mini-modes.
  • Multiball - a 3 ball play where your goal is to score Jackpot and Super Jackpot. These tasks are not easy as you need to hit the safe with an airball over the small ramp.
  • Two Ball - a 2 ball play where your goal is to gather jackpots and superjackpots.
  • BigScore letters - you are collecting letters which lead to special Big Score bonus and special bonus play mode.
  • Wheel - by rotating the wheel in the requested direction you are progressing to special awards.
  • Bank awards - when you insert the ball into the bank you receive random bank awards.
  • Skill shots -when launching the ball you can make multiple skill shots.
  • Combos - Hitting special targets a few times in a row brings extra combo points.
  • Secret features - Yes, there are many secret features!

System Requirements

    • Supported OS: Microsoft Windows® XP/Vista
    • Processor: Pentium 4
    • System Memory: 512MB
    • Video Card: GeForceFX5900
    • Sound Card: Direct X compatible sound card
    • DirectX Version: DirectX 9
    • Hard Disk: 200MB
Helpful customer reviews
7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 15
SlamIt Pinball Big Score would be an OK pinball game if there were no crashes and the controls would work.

There isn't much more to tell, really.
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48 of 52 people (92%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 14, 2013
SlamIt Pinball offers just one single table, which isn't necessarily a bad thing, and at this point I would have liked to tell you something about how it plays.

But the game gave me a challenge I wasn't up to: Some moments into a match the game crashed... every time. Rarely I've experienced such a bug-ridden, broken piece of software. The fact that its release dates back to 2007 and its still in an unplayable state today is a clear hint that the devs abandoned their game. There are even options in the main menu, for example the controller settings, that make the game crash when you click on them.

Yes, apparently the game was supposed to have the option to be played with a Xbox 360 controller. But the main feature SlamIt Pinball owes its name to involves the keyboard. Slamming your keyboard in different regions nudges the table in a corresponding direction. This innovative mechanism posed one problem: In Windows some keys and key combinations are assigned to specific functions and by slamming wildly onto your keyboard you are bound to hit one of them. And this is the solution the devs came up with: Starting the game adds an entry to your Windows registry that disables all the functions that could get in the way of playing the game. Closing the game removes that entry. This would actually work if the game wouldn't crash regularly but if the game isn't properly closed through the main menu the registry entry stays. I didn't know about that and after I finally gave up on SlamIt Pinball and uninstalled it I noticed that none of the keys were working, Windows key for the start menu, Ctrl+Alt+Del for the task manager, etc... nothing. Took me quite some time to figure out the cause.

Stay away from this utterly broken game and satisfy your pinball needs with Pinball Arcade (if you prefer authentic recreations of real-life tables) or Pinball FX2 (for a diverse selection of fantasy tables) instead.
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32 of 36 people (89%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: October 27, 2014
Pre-Release Review
I picked it up for $0.99 (a while back), and I still want my money back.
This is a buggy, broken game that should never have been allowed on Steam.
If you are looking for a good pinball game, ANYTHING ELSE would be better than this pile of garbage.

Do.
Not.
Buy.


I should have written this review the moment I gave up on this game, because if this review can stop someone from wasting even a penny on this game, then I've done my job.
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22 of 24 people (92%) found this review helpful
26.5 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2013
Pre-Release Review
broken game that was abandoned by the developer.
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24 of 28 people (86%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 25, 2014
This game is broken and has been for years. If you have a controller plugged in to your USB port the game will likely crash on launch. If you play without a controller plugged in the game will work for a while THEN crash. A patch was released years ago which purported to fix these problems but didn't. Not that it matters, since the Steam version isn't patched anyway. The game is a ripoff at any price, save your money for something better like tables for Pinball FX2 or Pinball Arcade.
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