Windows 8 Archive

  • 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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  • Marvel Pinball’s About to Get a Little Strange (Doctor Strange, That is)

    Marvel Pinball’s About to Get a Little Strange (Doctor Strange, That is)

    With Zen Studios focusing on Star Wars Pinball tables and new IPs beyond pinball, you may have assumed that updates for Marvel Pinball were off for this year. Well, you assumed wrong. News from New York Comic Con today confirms Zen’s plan to release a […]

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  • Darth Vader Lures Star Wars Pinball to the Dark Side

    Darth Vader Lures Star Wars Pinball to the Dark Side

    Next week, the Balance of the Force pack will bring three brand new tables to Star Wars Pinball on about 10 different platforms. One of those tables–the table that will undoubtedly draw the most play time from intergalactic pinball wizards–is dedicated entirely to the Dark […]

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  • Star Wars Pinball Balances the Force with Three New Tables

    Star Wars Pinball Balances the Force with Three New Tables

    The initial set of Star Wars Pinball tables was a galaxy smashing success. But those came out six months ago — when the heck are we going to get some new tables from a galaxy far, far away? Fortunately, the wait won’t be too much […]

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  • Halo Twin-Stick Shooter Unleashes a Spartan Assault on Windows 8 PCs, Tablets and Phones

    Halo Twin-Stick Shooter Unleashes a Spartan Assault on Windows 8 PCs, Tablets and Phones

    New Halo alert. New Halo alert. New Halo alert! No, this isn’t about a new Halo for Xbox One. Something that huge–if it happens–won’t be revealed until Microsoft’s E3 presser. Halo: Spartan Assault is a new series installment in development at 343 Industries and Vanguard […]

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  • Review: Star Wars Pinball – The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett and The Clone Wars

    Review: Star Wars Pinball – The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett and The Clone Wars

    As Yogurt the Wise, the All-powerful, and Magnificent said in Spaceballs, “Merchandising, merchandising, where the real money is made.”  Of course this was Mel Brooks’ slight dig at how prevalent Star Wars merchandise was (and still is), mocking consumers by suggesting anything and everything could […]

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  • 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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  • 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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