Marco News

Stern Pinball Announces New Star Wars Pinball Machines

by Steve Midgette

ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL – June 6, 2017 – Stern Pinball, Inc., the world’s oldest and largest producer of arcade-quality pinball machines, proudly announced today the availability of a new line of pinball machines celebrating the Star Wars 40th Anniversary.
Star Wars pinball machines will be available in Pro, Premium and Limited Edition models. The game will immerse players in the dynamic and challenging Star Wars pinball environment as they battle to restore justice to the Galaxy.

Stern’s Star Wars Pro, Premium and Limited Edition machines are packed with features that provide an irresistible game experience. The game includes select speech and footage from the original Star Wars trilogy; color-changing LED-lighted inserts; a sculpted LED-lit Millennium Falcon; and a sculpted TIE Fighter. The Limited Edition and Premium models also feature two LCD screens, an exploding Death Star interactive display, and a hyperspace ramp.


Memorial Day Hours and Ordering

by Steve Midgette

Marco Specialties will be closed Monday, May 29th in observance of Memorial Day. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, May 30th.

Midwest Gaming Classic just around the corner!

by Steve Midgette

The Midwest Gaming Classic is a trade show featuring 65,000+ square feet of retro and modern home video game consoles, pinball machines, arcade video games, computers, table top gaming, crane games, collectible card games and air hockey, and that’s just the start!

The Midwest Gaming Classic is about celebrating gaming, trying new things, learning about the gaming hobby, about meeting others who share the love of gaming, and having fun doing it!

No matter if you have one console and a handful of games or thousands of games in every room of your house, you’ll find something to celebrate with us! Click here to find out even more!

Texas Pinball Festival 2017

by Steve Midgette

The biggest show in the country is coming once again to Frisco, Texas!
Hundreds of pinball machines on free play, and some amazing guests including Cassandra Peterson of Elvira fame!
This year the show runs from Friday, March 24th through Sunday, March 26th.
For more information click here.

Arcade Expo 3.0!

by Steve Midgette

The Banning Museum of Pinball is opening it’s doors to the public once again for Arcade Expo 3.0!
From Friday, March 17th to Sunday, March 19th over 1,100 pinball and arcade machines spanning all eras will be on free play!
Click here for more information.

Marco Specialties December Holiday Hours

by Steve Midgette

Marco Specialties will be closed Monday, December 26th with normal operations resuming Tuesday, December 27th.
We will also be closed Monday, January 2nd 2017 with normal operations resuming Tuesday January 3rd.

Happy Holidays!

Marco is Open on Veterans Day

by Paul Mandeltort

Marco will be open and shipping FedEx and most international packages on Veterans Day, Friday, Nov 11.  However, the US Postal Service is closed for Veterans Day, so please remember that orders using USPS (Priority Mail, First Class, etc) will be delayed by a day and will be shipped Monday, Nov 14.

Chicago Expo 2016 was a blast!

by Steve Midgette

Thanks to everyone who made it out to Expo 2016! Check out our Facebook page for pictures of Batman ’66 and the Epic Stern Party!

32nd Annual Pinball Expo!!!

by Steve Midgette

From Wednesday, October 12th through Sunday, October 16th, the Westin Hotel in Wheeling, IL will be flipping out!
Tons of games on free play, some of the best speakers and seminars in the biz, tournaments!
Be sure to come by our booth to meet the Marco crew and take advantage of our free domestic shipping on all orders taken at Expo!
Find more information here

Post Office closed, Marco open for Columbus Day

by Steve Midgette

We will be open during our regular business hours on Monday, October 10th, however USPS will not be operating. In order to guarantee that your package is shipped out on Monday, please choose one of our FedEx options.
USPS will resume normal business operations on Tuesday, October 11th.