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Portal Pinball

That Valve/Zen Studios collaboration is Portal Pinball

The teaser is less than a week old, and now we have some more details on the collaboration between Zen Studios (best known for its pinball games) and Valve (best known for not developing Half-Life 3). It's not the excellent play on words Xe...   read

 
 
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Valve/Zen

Zen Studios is teasing some sort of Valve crossover

You might know Zen Studios as "The Pinball Guys." The Hungary-based developer has more games under its belt, but in recent years, it's most well-known ventures have included flippers, steel balls, and franchises from elsewhere in pop cultur...   read

 
 


Pok閙on Pinball GBA photo
Pok閙on Pinball GBA

Europe gets Pok閙on Pinball: Ruby & Sapphire on Wii U this week

A new pinball game out of Nintendo sure would be delightful. The time is right (because the time is always right for well-made pinball spinoff games). I don't see that happening anytime soon, granted, but there's always Pokémon Pinba...   read

 
 
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South Park Pinball
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South Park Pinball is the crossover you never knew you wanted

With Marvel, Star Wars, and The Walking Dead under their belts, there's no license too big for Zen Studios to take on at this point. This time around, Zen has teamed up with Comedy Central and put together two new tables themed af...   read

 
 
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Pinball Arcade
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FarSight Studios wants to bring The Addams Family table to Pinball Arcade

FarSight Studios, makers of The Pinball Arcade, wish to bring a new table to the game. The table based on The Addams Family, released by Williams in 1992, is the most popular pinball table of all time and hopefully it will be coming t...   read

 
 
The Walking Dead Pinball photo
The Walking Dead Pinball
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The Walking Dead Pinball is just as good as I had hoped

Zen Studios has been quite busy the past few years expanding its line of pinball tables; most of which have been in the form of licensed Marvel and Star Wars tables. There have been videogame-themed tables in the past -- such as Ms. Sp...   read

 
 
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Zen Pinball 2

Zen Pinball 2 is getting some new Wii U tables soon

The Wii U version of Zen Pinball is going to catch up to its predecessors soon, as Zen Studios has just confirmed an update scheduled for August 28th. On that date Zen Pinball 2 will get Guardians of the Galaxy, Deadpool, Doctor S...   read

 
 
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Pinball FX2

Pinball FX2 is available on Xbox One

Pinball FX2 is finally available for Xbox One, so go out there and grab it. The game's been lovingly ported and runs in 1080p at 60 frames per second. The front-end is available to download for free as it is on the Xbox 360 and includes the...   read

 
 
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The Walking Dead

The Walking Dead Pinball has a release date and choice-driven gameplay

The Walking Dead pinball table for Zen Pinball was announced back in June, but now we've got a concrete release date: August 26. Zen Studios and Telltale Games have collaborated closely to incorporate the choice-driven style of The Walking ...   read

 
 
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GotG Pinball Impressions
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Guardians of the Galaxy Pinball may be the best table yet

Hot off the heels of the stellar Deadpool table back in June, Zen Studios is going strong with its line of Marvel pinball tables. Guardians of the Galaxy finally got the film treatment, and now it has the pinball treatment. The mo...   read

 
 
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Pinball

Scratch that: Pinball FX2 for Xbox One will support Xbox 360 table imports

Zen Studios announced that its pinball platform Pinball FX2 would come to Xbox One on July 31 but in doing so broke the unfortunate news that tables purchased on Xbox 360 couldn't be transferred to the new version. Yeah, that didn't go over...   read

 
 
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Guardians of the Galaxy
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Guardians of the Galaxy are making their way to Zen Pinball 2

In case you needed more Marvel themed pinball tables in your life, Zen Pinball 2 has you covered. A Guardians of the Galaxy table is coming to the game, and you can grab it on the PS3, PS4, and Vita. It'll hit the PSN on July 29t...   read

 
 
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Thanks, laws

Oakland formally lifts 80-year pinball ban

There's a thing anyone who took a US government class in high school from an angry bald man should know: technology outpaces law. Not just technology. Advancement in general. Are Let's Plays illegal? We can only hope.  So Oakland is of...   read

 
 
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Nolan North returns as the Merc with a Mouth in Deadpool Pinball

Heh. There's a mini Deadpool pinball table in this Deadpool pinball table. That's fun. Quick-time events, even if they're supposed to be a joke? Less fun. But I like that Zen Studios is giving Deadpool a table all his own -- it's coming ne...   read

 
 
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Rollers of the Realm: A nice surprise

I tried my hardest to imagine what the combination of pinball and RPG would look and play like before meeting with Atlus at E3, but I kept coming to mental roadblocks so I decided to wait and be surprised when I got to see it. When I finall...   read

 
 
The Walking Dead Pinball photo
The Walking Dead Pinball
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Telltale's The Walking Dead being reborn as a pinball machine in Zen Pinball 2

Not only is Telltale's Walking Dead series coming to Zen Pinball 2, it's shambling. Or staggering. Or one of the hundreds of zombie-related puns I thought about using for the headline before deciding to play it straight. But regardless of ...   read

 
 
Pinball photo
Pinball
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Star Wars Pinball's final Masters of the Force table looks nuts

It feels like Zen Studios has been working on Star Wars Pinball for years now, and that's because it has. This trailer for one of the four featured tables of Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within, appropriately titled "Masters of the Force," is...   read

 
 
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PvZ
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Zen Studios releasing Plants vs. Zombies pinball board on Steam

Zen Studios has already released the Plants vs. Zombies pinball table for Pinball FX2 on the PS3, PS4, Vita, Xbox Live Arcade, and Wii U, but it's coming to the PC on March 6th. It'll drop on Steam and the Mac App store for $2.99, the latt...   read

 
 
Zen Pinball 2 PS4 review photo
Zen Pinball 2 PS4 review

Review: Zen Pinball 2 (PS4)

You've no doubt run into at least one of Zen Studios' pinball platforms by now, appearing on virtually every current device out there that can play games (the only exception being Xbox One as of right now). They hit it big over the years wi...   read

 
 
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Zen Pinball now out on PlayStation 4

Zen Pinball is now available on the PlayStation 4. The platform itself is free, and will include the Sorcerer's Lair table for free. Other tables will cost you, but if you already purchased them on the PlayStation 3 then those purchases wi...   read

 
 
Pinball Arcade PS4 photo
Pinball Arcade PS4

Pretty lights! Pinball Arcade hits PS4 tomorrow

Pinball Arcade, lauded for its painstaking, detailed recreation of classic pinball tables, has touched up its work for a PS4 release. Just look at that improved lighting. It's like my childhood of inappropriately being in a dingy Irish pub ...   read

 
 
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Zen Pinball 2 comes to PS4 this month with a free table

Zen Studios is bringing Zen Pinball 2 to PlayStation 4 on December 17 in North America and Dec. 18 in Europe. If you've already bought into the platform on PS3, you'll be able to import a number of tables for this new version. Otherwise, t...   read

 
 
Pinball photo
Pinball

Humble Weekly has 20+ Pinball FX2 tables for six bucks

This Humble Weekly Sale is all about Zen Studios. If you're like me and don't own any Pinball FX2 content on PC yet, it is a terrific way to get into the game for cheap. At $1 or more for Steam keys, the bundle includes the Core Pack (Pasha...   read

 
 
Star Wars Pinball photo
Star Wars Pinball

Review: Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force

Back in February, Zen Studios released three tables based on the Star Wars series, adding to the already vast library of tables for Pinball FX2. They were fantastic, diverse, and just as feature-rich as the other tables for the game. Many b...   read

 
 
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Dazzled by virtual pinball: VP Cabs' brilliant table

Imagine a pinball machine with no moving parts other than buttons for flippers. Imagine being able to load up any of your favorite tables from memory to play instantly. VP Cabs custom pinball machine lets you do exactly that. We had a chan...   read

 
 
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