Gibson PinStation

The unique pinball controller . Kickstarting Soon!

The controller

We are very serious about having fun. The Gibson PinStation is a unique gamecontroller for playing pinball on your PC and in VR.

Pinball is Physical. Pushing the cabinet, smashing buttons, feeling the ball hitting bumpers. When playing with a keyboard or gamecontroller you miss all this. But not with your PinStation!

Put your hands down on the lockbar,  pull the plunger, slap the buttons and nudge the controller to save the ball. And feel the vibrations when the ball hits bumpers and slingshots. Just like the real thing. As you can imagine, this feels fantastic. Enjoy hundreds of pinball machines…on your own desk!

The design

The PinStation is small enough to fit on any desk or comfortably on your lap. Yet wide enough to comfortably rest your hands on the lockbar and reach all the buttons. And available in several great designs.

Just connect the controller  to your PC and start playing. It’s Plug&Play and works with all pinball software like pinball FX/FX3, VPX and The Pinball Arcade.

The Fun

Everybody loves pinball. With the PinStation you can enjoy hundreds of pinball tables, right on your own desk!  Play with your family, friends or compete online. Play tables you remember playing long ago. Or go for new designs. A PinStation is a good investment. And lots of fun. For many years to come!

For the PinStation we designed unique force feedback that works out of the box, even with pinball FX and VPX. Now you not only hear but also feel the game. Sharp ‘twangs’ when pushing the flipper buttons,  hefty ‘bumps’ when the ball hits bumpers and slingshots and pulsed vibrations when pulling the plunger or pushing the launch button. And believe us, this feels fantastic!


Use the plunger or launchbutton to launch the ball and make precise skillshots. Feeling the force feedback of a vibrating spring makes it come even more alive!


Nudging or pushing the cabinet is an important feature in pinball. So slap and push the PinStation to save the ball!


Use the magnasave button. Feel the force feedback. Notice how the PinStation really makes you enjoy the game!.


We are preparing for a Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign early 2024. Don’t miss the start where you can get the PinStation at a discount!

how to play

play standing

The winners pose. Stand behind your desk. Tilt your monitor and off you go.Beating the competition. Alone or taking turns with friends.

play seated

For longer and more relaxed sessions just play seated.

on your lap

Go for a highscore with the controller on your lap. It feels very comfortable and you can still nudge by pushing or using buttons.

or in glorious VR!

The PinStation also works great with a VR headset. All controls are intuitive. And with the force feedback you really immerse yourself in the game!!

just one more game!

 For digital pinball the controller is really important. Just like the special joycon controllers are for Nintendo consoles. They make the game!

Real and digital pinball machines are big and expensive. If you want a all the fun and excitement at a fraction of the cost…then don’t miss our Kickstarter. Follow the PinStation project and let us keep you in the loop. So you can be among the first to back us and receive your Pinstation at a discount.

our story

We are a small gaming tech company in The Netherlands. And we love virtual pinball! We noticed that to really enjoy this you need a good and affordable controller. One that gives you better control and more of a real pinball feeling. One that everybody can use. And here we are!

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