Zen Studios has announced that Zen Pinball 2 will launch later this month on the Nintendo eShop for Wii U. Zen Pinball 2 is a free download that serves as a platform for players to test out and purchase the myriad tables already available. For those unfamiliar with the table library, Zen has released themed tables for various Marvel comic franchises, including The Avengers and Spider-Man, as well as for other games, such as Plants vs. Zombies.
The Wii U version will feature local hotsteat and splitscreen multiplayer, social features for score comparison, national ranking for all tables, and worldwide tournaments. The GamePad will also be supported, with players able to control the plunger via touch screen, rotate the camera, access information, play directly, and Free View control by tilting the pad itself.
Zen Pinball 2 on Wii U will release with a huge content library available, including three Marvel Pinball packs, a collection of Zen Studios’ original designs, and several individual tables:
• Zen Classic Pack featuring Tesla, El Dorado, V12, Shaman
• Marvel Pinball featuring Spider-Man, Wolverine, Blade and Iron Man
• Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles featuring Marvel’s The Avengers, Infinity Gauntlet, World War Hulk, Fear Itself
• Marvel Pinball: Vengeance and Virtue featuring X-Men, Thor, Ghost Rider, Moon Knight
• Individual DLC Tables: Plants vs. Zombies, Excalibur, Earth Defense, Sorcerer’s Lair, Paranormal, Mars, Epic Quest, Captain America, Fantastic Four
Official Site: ZenStudios.com