MELROSE PARK, IL –July 12, 2011– Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s only maker of real pinball games, announced today that game designer George Gomez joins the Stern Pinball team as Vice President of Game Development.
Mr. Gomez brings diverse creative and leadership experience, having designed arcade video games, consumer toys, console video games, slot machines and pinball games throughout his career.
Mr. Gomez’s pinball design portfolio features numerous critically acclaimed titles, including “Monster Bash”, “Pinball 2000-Revenge From Mars”, “NBA Fastbreak”, “Johnny Mnemonic”, “Corvette”, “The Lord of The Rings”, “Playboy”, “The Sopranos” and “Batman-The Dark Knight”.
“The Stern team is looking forward to George’s executive leadership and creative vision to guide and evolve game development,” said Gary Stern, founder, CEO and chairman of Stern Pinball.
Mr. Gomez joins the Stern Pinball and the Stern family tradition of producing quality pinball machines. The company traces its lineage to Philadelphia in the 1930’s when Sam Stern entered the business of operating pinball games. Sam Stern passed his lifelong enthusiasm for the game and the business of pinball to his son Gary who founded Stern Pinball. Today pinball remains one of the world’s favorite games.