Zen Pinball Archive

  • Zen Studios Takes Pinball to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

    Zen Studios Takes Pinball to a Galaxy Far, Far Away

    Think Zen Studios is running out of table ideas for its suite of digital download pinball games? Ha, think again! Zen’s next adventure in virtual orb flipping will take pinball wizards to the sci-fi universe of Star Wars. Yes, Star Wars! Star Wars Pinball will […]

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  • Zen Pinball 2 Coming Soon to Wii U

    Zen Pinball 2 Coming Soon to Wii U

    The Nintendo Wii U launch window lineup is about to get one digital game deeper thanks to an unexpected holiday treat from Zen Studios. Later this month, Zen Pinball 2 will make its debut on the Wii U eShop. Wii U owners will be able […]

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  • Iron Man and Captain America Clash in a Marvel Pinball Civil War

    Iron Man and Captain America Clash in a Marvel Pinball Civil War

    Avengers allies and Marvel Pinball regulars Captain America and Iron Man are returning once more to the arena of flippers, ramps, and shiny steel orbs in the next downloadable table from Zen Studios. But this time the two superhero teammates aren’t playing so nice together. […]

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  • Review: Plants vs. Zombies Pinball

    Review: Plants vs. Zombies Pinball

    Casual plus casual equals—surprise!—several freaking lawns’ worth of casual in the new Plants Vs. Zombies downloadable table for Pinball FX2 and Zen Pinball 2, the result of a creative mashup between PopCap Games and Zen Studios, two of the most recognizable names in modern casual […]

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  • Review: Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles

    Review: Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles

    Zen Studios has been making top notch pinball tables for the last several years, combining wild and imaginative boards with fantastic ball physics and the occasional licensed property, most notably in the Marvel Pinball collection.  Previous tables from the Marvel Universe have included Wolverine, Captain […]

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  • Zen Pinball 2 Comes to PS3 and PS Vita this Spring, Upgrade Free for Existing Zen/Marvel Pinballers

    Zen Pinball 2 Comes to PS3 and PS Vita this Spring, Upgrade Free for Existing Zen/Marvel Pinballers

    I’ve been playing Zen Pinball since its PlayStation Network debut in 2009, and I’d been playing its Xbox Live Arcade counterpart, Pinball FX, for two years before that. Pinball FX2 followed in 2010, bringing a unified platform for all past, current, and future content to […]

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  • Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles First Look

    Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles First Look

    Avengers Chronicles rocks Marvel Pinball with another four-table add-on pack this spring, launching as DLC for Pinball FX2 on XBLA and Marvel Pinball on PSN and as a standalone downloadable pinball pack for the PlayStation Vita. Zen Studios says these new tables will emphasize the […]

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  • Contest: Epic Quest PSN and XBLA Giveaway

    Contest: Epic Quest PSN and XBLA Giveaway

    If you’re a regular reader here, I know what you’ve probably been wondering the past couple months: “Hey VGBlogger, when’s the next giveaway?” Yeah, I know, it’s been a while. Sorry about that. The holiday season was murder and early 2012 catch-up time has been […]

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  • Pinball FX2 and Zen Pinball Embark on an Epic Quest

    Pinball FX2 and Zen Pinball Embark on an Epic Quest

    You know, I didn’t think it could be humanly possible for Zen Studios’ pinball games to get any more addictive. Then Zen comes along and unveils Epic Quest. Seamlessly integrating into Zen Pinball (PSN, iOS, Android) and Pinball FX2 (XBLA), Epic Quest aims to harmoniously […]

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  • Review: Zen Pinball 3D

    Review: Zen Pinball 3D

    Inching ever closer to global video game pinball domination, this week Zen Studios, with one deft flipper flick, releases its first simulation pinballer for a Nintendo platform and the first of any kind for a dedicated portable gaming system since Flipper Critters. Zen Pinball 3D, […]

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