Pinball is a genre which consists of you hitting a ball with two or more flippers. Once you hit it, the ball will hit certain objects above which will earn you points. Nintendo Pinball was an Arcade game released in 1984 to simulate a game of pinball. It has been re-released as an e-reader Card game, and is also playable as an unlockable mini-game in Doubutsu no Mori for the Nintendo 64 and Animal Crossing on the Nintendo GameCube. It is available on the Wii's Virtual Console.