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  • Review: The Walking Dead Pinball

    Review: The Walking Dead Pinball

    Taking a break from an extended run of tables based on Marvel superheroes and Star Wars movies, Zen Studios works its pinball wizardry on another licensed property in this week’s launch of The Walking Dead Pinball for Zen Pinball 2 and Pinball FX2. Based on […]

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  • Review: Marvel Pinball Deadpool

    Review: Marvel Pinball Deadpool

    In addition to getting to spend some quality Marvel Pinball time with the Guardians of the Galaxy, I also got to shoot the bull with the Merc with the Mouth. Deadpool’s very own table came out at the end of June, but I didn’t get […]

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  • Review: Marvel Pinball Guardians of the Galaxy

    Review: Marvel Pinball Guardians of the Galaxy

    Here’s the thing about pinball: It is always the same. Shoot a ball up to the top of the slanted table, forcing the ball to roll back down where a set of flippers is used to keep the ball from falling all the way to the […]

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  • Pinball FX2 Out Now on Xbox One, The Walking Dead Pinball Release Dates Confirmed

    Pinball FX2 Out Now on Xbox One, The Walking Dead Pinball Release Dates Confirmed

    Pinball FX2‘s last minute Xbox One delay from its original July 31st launch turned out to be a short one after all, as the game is now available for digital download from the Xbox Live marketplace, living up to its promise of free table imports […]

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  • Pinball FX2 Xbox One Launch Delayed, But for a Very Good Reason

    Pinball FX2 Xbox One Launch Delayed, But for a Very Good Reason

    Pinball FX2 was finally going to be making its Xbox One debut this week on July 31st, but today Zen Studios has confirmed that the launch has been pushed back until sometime next month. This is actually very good news. When Zen first announced the […]

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  • Pinball FX2 on Xbox One is Finally Happening

    Pinball FX2 on Xbox One is Finally Happening

    It’s taken a lot longer than expected, but Zen Studios has announced that Pinball FX2 will finally hit Xbox One on July 31st. Like always, the base platform will be a free download, including the full Sorcerer’s Lair table free of charge, with free trial […]

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  • E3 2014: Zen Studios and Telltale Games Reveal The Walking Dead Pinball

    E3 2014: Zen Studios and Telltale Games Reveal The Walking Dead Pinball

    Two of the busiest and most acclaimed downloadable game developers in the business are joining forces on a very special collaborative project. The pinball wizards at Zen Studios have teamed up with the masters of episodic adventures at Telltale Games to bring The Walking Dead […]

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  • Review: Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within

    Review: Star Wars Pinball: Heroes Within

    When a new game comes in to review at the end of a long day my typical routine is to enter the code, download the game overnight and start playing the next day. I’ve learned from past experience that when a game is good and I […]

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  • Review: Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force

    Review: Star Wars Pinball: Balance of the Force

    As sure as arcade cabinets squashed the growth and fascination of pinball, home video game consoles just as easily squashed arcades. Fortunately, there has been a grand resurgence of virtual pinball in the last several years with games like Pinball Arcade and, predominantly, the various tables […]

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  • KickBeat’s Getting an Electronic Super Joy-Infused Steam Edition

    KickBeat’s Getting an Electronic Super Joy-Infused Steam Edition

    After making its debut a few months back on PS3 and Vita, Zen Studios’ experimental rhythmic fighting game KickBeat is now officially on for a personal computer release via Steam. KickBeat Steam Edition will launch January 20th for $9.99, expanded with new content, features, and […]

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