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12:45 PM on 02.19.2013

Release date and pricing announced for Star Wars Pinball

Combining Star Wars and pinball is a surefire way to get people interested. I haven't been too interested in Zen's pinball games until now, that's for sure. Star Wars Pinball seems to nail the feel of the source material...

Patrick Hancock





3:30 PM on 02.13.2013

See Star Wars Pinball in action with the Episode V table

As someone who has wanted to get into Zen Studios' brand of pinball but has somehow managed to not pull the trigger yet, it was great to hear about Star Wars Pinball. This latest trailer shows of the table based on The Empir...

Jordan Devore



The next Zen Pinball takes us to the Star Wars universe photo
The next Zen Pinball takes us to the Star Wars universe
by Abel Girmay

There's not a whole lot of explaining needed when talking about pinball, unless you've been socially ignorant for the past forty years. There is a ball, and you must make sure that it doesn't fall off the board.

Sometimes, said boards are modeled after popular licenses. Case in point, Star Wars Pinball. Drawing from all across the series material, Star Wars Pinball is introducing ten new boards, and we got to check out the first three tables that will be released modeled after Empire Strikes Back, the Clone Wars TV series, and one that focuses on the adventures of Boba Fett.

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10:30 AM on 01.21.2013

Zen Pinball 2 Wii U Pricing confirmed

Zen Pinball 2 was delayed on the Wii U, despite the fact that it was originally going to be a launch title. After some deliberation, some fans speculated on the price, saying it would be higher due to the new functionality o...

Chris Carter

6:30 PM on 12.18.2012

Zen Pinball HD now on Google Play, Marvel tables on sale

Zen Studios has announced today that Zen Pinball HD would make its way to the Google Play store today. Yes, I'm sure some of you have had it for awhile (myself included), but that's because we're running one of those sexy Teg...

Brett Zeidler

4:00 PM on 12.05.2012

Zen Pinball 2 launches into Wii U eShop this month

Zen Studios has announced that their delightful pinball simulator, Zen Pinball 2, will be arriving in the Nintendo eShop for Wii U later this December. So, now there's yet another platform that I'll feel compelled to engage ...

Conrad Zimmerman

10:00 PM on 10.29.2012

Pinball Arcade adding Elvira table in time for Halloween

I love Pinball, as I'm sure readers of this blog are well aware. I'm also deeply affectionate for the Mistress of the Dark, Elvira, late-night spookshow queen of the eighties and nineties. So, it's no surprise that I'm highl...

Conrad Zimmerman

2:00 PM on 10.14.2012

Civil War arrives in Marvel Pinall

The infamous six-part comic event from the Marvel universe is now in playable pinball form thanks to Zen Studios. The new table will let you side with either Iron Man and his Superhuman Registration Act, or with Captain Amer...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Marvel Pinball 3D to hit 3DS eShop this week photo
Marvel Pinball 3D to hit 3DS eShop this week
by Conrad Zimmerman

If you have been anticipating the release of more pinball goodness for your Nintendo 3DS, you won't have to wait long at all. Announced less than a month ago in the run up to this year's E3, Zen Studios' Marvel Pinball 3D is slated to hit the Nintendo eShop this week, on June 28. Featuring four tables based on Marvel Comics properties (Blade, Iron Man, Captain America and The Fantastic Four), the pack will set you back $7.99 (€7.00).

These are all solid tables, particularly Captain America and Fantastic Four. I could take or leave the Iron Man one which, no matter how hard I try, I can't seem to hit my stride in. Still, great games and now portable with a 3D effect you can turn off after five minutes when you decide to get serious about playing some pinball. Hooray!

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Avengers Chronicles features the best pinball tables yet photo
Avengers Chronicles features the best pinball tables yet
by Brett Zeidler

There are two things in this world that consistently remain on my top-ten of all-time favorite things ever: Pinball and The Avengers. The fact that those two things are coming together in not only one, but four tables as part of the Avengers Chronicles has me giddy beyond imagination. I've been waiting what feels like forever for these tables to launch.

So, you know I was ready for the pinball portion of my appointment with Zen Studios last week at E3 alongside Destructoid's resident pinball aficionado Conrad Zimmerman. We only had time to check out two of the tables as Zen had been showing us quite a bit of their two newly announced titles, KickBeat and CastleStorm. Those two tables were all it took to sell me on the entire pack.

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8:30 PM on 06.11.2012

Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles has a release date

After being pushed back a tiny bit, the Avengers Chronicles expansion is finally headed to Marvel Pinball and Pinball FX2 on June 19th and 20th, respectively. As always, it'll be 800 Microsoft points ($9.99). In it, you'll f...

Brett Zeidler

1:08 PM on 06.05.2012

E3: Zen Studios announces Marvel Pinball 3D for 3DS

Zen Studios is keeping the pinball coming and will release Marvel Pinball 3D for the 3DS later this summer. Containing four of the tables previously released for the PS3 version of Marvel Pinball (Blade, Iron Man, Captain Ame...

Conrad Zimmerman





3:00 AM on 05.11.2012

Zen Studios putting on Ms. Splosion Man table tournament

I hope you've been practicing the Ms. Splosion Man table on Pinball FX2, because Zen Studios has teamed up with Twisted Pixel to put on another high score tournament. Starting on May 18th, all you have to do to enter is play ...

Brett Zeidler

3:00 PM on 05.04.2012

The first look at Zen Studios Avengers pinball table

The Avengers are storming the box office this weekend but they'll soon be bringing the fight to the pinball arena in the new "Avengers Chronicles" pack of tables for Pinball FX2 and Zen Pinball 2. In the above video, we...

Conrad Zimmerman

1:00 AM on 05.01.2012

All Marvel Pinball tables on sale for mobile devices

The Avengers is hitting theaters this week and to celebrate, Zen Studios has dropped the price of all their Marvel-themed pinball tables for mobile devices! On iOS, that means the Captain America, Wolverine and Thor tables ar...

Hamza CTZ Aziz



Review: The Pinball Arcade photo
Review: The Pinball Arcade
by Maurice Tan

The ever-maturing downloadable space has allowed for some rather niche genres to find their audience. From The Legend of Grimrock to Lone Survivor, players can find new games for their favorite genres for a price that's hard to argue with.

Enter The Pinball Arcade, the latest pinball simulation game by FarSight Studios, who are probably best known for their Pinball Hall of Fame titles.

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