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Review: Yoku's Island Express

There are some genres that work brilliantly when combined, and others you wouldn't expect to mash up very well. Yoku's Island Express blends a Metroid-like action platformer with pinball mechanics, and you'd be forgiven for thinking th...

 
 
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Universal Classics tables join Pinball FX2 VR on Oculus Rift

Zen Studios, creators of the excellent Pinball FX3 simulator, are to add the Universal Classics table pack to Pinball FX2 VR, available now on Oculus Rift and VR Gear.Released alongside the debut of Pinball FX3 last year, the Universal Cla...

 
 
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Pinball FX3 now runs much better on Nintendo Switch

Zen Studios excellent Pinball FX3 came to the Nintendo Switch in December of last year and unfortunately ran afoul of poor visual clarity when docked, as well as framerate issues when in handheld mode.At first there was some back and forth ...

 
 
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The Last Jedi gets some tables in Pinball FX3

Zen Studios' Pinball FX series is no stranger to Star Wars tables, so obviously some DLC based on The Last Jedi was in the works. Now available for Pinball FX3 on everything but Switch, you can relive Rey's training with Luke on Ahch-To and...

 
 
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Star Wars: The Last Jedi tables coming to Pinball FX3

Zen Studios are releasing two new tables to their ambitious pinball simulator Pinball FX3. These new additions are both based upon that Star Wars movie you-hate-even-though-its-fine-honestly, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi.The Last Jedi table ...

 
 
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Pinball adventure Yoku's Island Express is shaping up nicely

I'm writing this one as much for me as for you. Yoku's Island Express is a platforming pinball adventure that has slipped on and off my radar a few times now. It's still on track for a Q2 2018 launch on Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation 4, a...

 
 
 
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Pinball FX3 on Switch won't be receiving a performance patch

Pinball FX3 on Switch is a pretty neat way to experience Zen Studios' classic pinball series. In addition to having the ability to play anywhere, you can also use vertical orientation to play the tables. This gives a new perspective on the ...

 
 
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Someone crafted a makeshift pinball machine for the Switch

Although it does take a bit of work, content creator Stemage has laid the foundation for a cheap, sub $30 custom pinball controller for the Switch on his YouTube channel. In short he uses a docked switch on a vertical-facing television...

 
 
 
 
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Pinball FX3's Switch port finally lands a release date

In what is hopefully the final update in this saga, Pinball FX3's Switch port will be releasing on December 12. The big reason for that last minute delay; it looks like there was an issue with holding the console vertically and only having ...

 
 
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Pinball FX3 is now targeting a December release for Switch

The last we heard about the Switch port of Pinball FX3, it was on track to release tomorrow (November 14). Zen Studios must have encountered some kind of bug, because they've just announced that the extreme pinball simulator will now be tar...

 
 
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Pinball FX3 is tilting on to Switch soon

Pinball FX3 will be making the jump to the Switch in a few weeks. Coming out on November 14, the game will launch alongside 30 tables and will be available as a free download with one table (the "Sorcerer's Lair"). The cross-platform featur...

 
 
 
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Pinball FX3 shooting into play later in September

Zen Studios have announced that the latest iteration of their pinball simulator, Pinball FX, will be coming to current-gen platforms later this month, September 26 to be precise.Pinball FX3 will bring the great physics and high quality audi...

 
 
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Zen Pinball's upcoming Jaws table gets trailer

Despite the enormous range of movies that have received pinball machine adaptations, Steven Spielberg's 1975 classic Jaws was not one of them, even though it's a snug theme for it.Zen Pinball is fixing to rectify this situation, as Jaws wil...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Zen Pinball 2: Star Wars Pinball: Rogue One

You wouldn't believe it now, but there was a time when it was hard to get your hands on any new Star Wars merchandise. A decade-long gap between the release of Return of the Jedi and the re-launching of the brand in the early '90s, back whe...

 
 
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Review: Zen Pinball 2: Bethesda Pinball

I was in a game store when I came across a box of Bethesda blind-bag toys the other day. I don't know why, but they kind of captivated me for a little while. Seeing plastic miniatures of Dog Meat and the Lone Survivor mixing with the DoomGu...

 
 
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Pinball FX2 is even better than expected in VR

It feels like it's been years since I've last played a Zen Studios pinball game. I mean, my goodness! The list of tables available for Pinball FX2 stretches on and on. Where do you even start at this point? For as much fun as I've had with ...

 
 
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Rip and tear (pin)balls in Bethesda Pinball next month

Zen Studios had runaway success with its Zen Pinball series. While the first game wasn't too widespread, Zen Pinball 2 has been ported to more devices than I can count. It even has a Wii U port, which is basically just for show with most de...

 
 




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