I am wondering if the phrase "flip out" is used in an idiomatic sense in the following sentence (used as a title) from the description of the game Infinity Pinball:

Flip out and go retro

In this game the old-school arcade action goes on forever

Here is a description of the game from Google Play:

Infinity Pinball delivers a revolutionary twist on the pinball genre - so the fun never ends! Served up in a nostalgic retro-style, these infinitely long procedurally-generated pinball tables live inside a virtual Pocket Game. You can continually play your ball up the table levels for endless fun as you win coins, collect unique balls and unlock new tables.

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"Flip out" generally means for someone to demonstrate some degree of mental instability. Here it is simply playing on "flippers" being the usual name for pinball levers.

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