Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Pinball

(Xbox 360 Reviews) Pinball FX2 – Star Wars Pinball

(Xbox 360 Reviews) Pinball FX2 – Star Wars Pinball

“This is no mere cash-in, but a terrific tribute to the movies, while also somehow managing to be a great set of pinball games along the way.”


Xbox 360 Reviews

Star Wars Pinball announced for consoles, mobile, and PC

The Rebels and the Empire will be taking their never-ending war to the ultimate battlefield: the pinball table. Zen Studios, the current go-to developers for all things pinball, will be bringing a new dimension to the most famous of intergalactic wars with Star Wars Pinball. The new collection will be available later this month and launch with an initial three-table pack consisting of themed tables based on The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett, and The Clone Wars. The tables will include interactive 3D characters, including Luke Skywalker and Ahsoka Tano, in-game friend challenges, and online as well as local hotseat multiplayer.


Android, Apple Handheld, DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News

Zen Pinball 2 to launch on eShop for Wii U later this month

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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.


DLC, Wii U

Pinball FX2 now available as free download for Windows 8

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Zen Studios has launched Pinball FX2 for Windows 8. The pinball platform is a free download and comes bundled with the Mars table at no cost, with paid-for DLC also available, including tables from the Marvel Pinball series, for $2.99 each. Zen plans on adding additional features in the near future, such as greater social connectivity. If the Windows 8 version follows along the same line as the 360 release, pinball fans have a lot to look forward to.


DLC, PC News

Plants vs. Zombies Pinball launching next week as DLC

Plants vs. Zombies Pinball (360, PS3) DLC Release Date Announcement - Screenshot 1

Zombies are invading Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2 next week. Well, zombies and plants. Zen Studios has announced that Plants vs. Zombies Pinball is set to launch as DLC for Zen Pinball 2 for PS3 and Vita and for Pinball FX2 for 360.


DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News, Xbox 360 News

(PlayStation 3 Review) Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles

(PlayStation 3) Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles

“… if you needed any reassurance that the Avengers pack is worth your money, rest assured that it is; now go out and get it.”


DLC, PlayStation 3 Reviews

Marvel Pinball 3D to launch on eShop this Thursday

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Zen Studios’ upcoming Marvel Pinball 3D, a new hero-themed four-table set, will be available on Nintendo eShop on June 28. The $7.99 download includes tables based on different series—Iron Man, Blade, Captain America, and Fantastic Four—along with online leaderboard and stereoscopic 3D support, hot seat multiplayer, and skill-based rewards.



Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles hitting XBLA, PSN next week

The latest Zen Studios Marvel Pinball outing, Avengers Chronicles, will be available on PSN for Marvel Pinball on June 19 and Live Arcade for Pinball FX2 on June 20. The 800 MS Point/$9.99 four-table set will pit six Avengers against Loki in a series of themed tables focused around Fear Itself, The Avengers film, The Infinity Gauntlet, and World War Hulk.


DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News

Zen Studios announces Zen Pinball 2 for PS3, PS Vita

Zen Pinball 2 (PS3) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Zen Studios will be expanding their PlayStation line soon with Zen Pinball 2 for the PS3 and PS Vita. Functioning as a platform for future table releases, similar to Pinball FX2 for the 360, Zen Pinball 2 will be a free update for owners of Zen Pinball and Marvel Pinball, updating table physics and adding new trophies and support for a new social network system with Facebook integration.


DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation Vita News

Epic Quest brings role-playingness to the pinball world

Epic Quest (360, Android, iOS, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Zen Studios’ latest pinball adventure, Epic Quest, is now available for consoles and mobile platforms. Xbox gamers can download the role-playing pinballer as part of the Pinball FX2 platform for 240 MS Points, while PlayStation gamers can snag it as a standalone download off PSN for $2.49. Those wanting their pinball on the go can download an Android or iOS copy off Android Marketplace and App Store, respectively, for $0.99.


Android, Apple Handheld, DLC, PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News