Zen Pinball and Its Merry Marvel Tables are Marching to the Wii U eShop

Zen Studios' hugely successful pinball simulation lands on its third console, the Wii U, later this month via the Wii U eShop. The game will incorporate features specific to the Wii U's GamePad, which includes controlling the plunger on the touchscreen, cycling through information displayed on the table's dot-matrix… » 12/05/12 8:30pm 12/05/12 8:30pm

Marvel's 'Civil War' Gets the Pinball Table Treatment from Zen

Zen Pinball's productive relationship with Marvel Entertainment has delivered 14 virtual tables to Pinball FX2 on the Xbox 360 and Marvel Pinball on the PS3, as well as on mobile devices. There's going to be a 15th table coming up soon: "Civil War," taken from the 2006 crossover continuity pitting Captain America… » 10/13/12 2:00pm 10/13/12 2:00pm

The Next Marvel Pinball Update Sounds Like Doctor Doom, Says It’ll…

Zen Studios' Marvel Pinball games have brought members of the publisher's pantheon to noisy, flashing life. There've been tables based on Thor, Spider-Man, even Moon Knight and Ghost Rider. But the developer's newest batch of ball-and-flipper action tries to break new ground by centering its themes around actual… » 3/16/12 9:00am 3/16/12 9:00am

Should You Buy Marvel Pinball: Vengeance and Virtue? Yes.

Zen Studios' pinball renaissance on the Xbox 360 and PS3 is one of the best values in downloadable gaming on consoles this past year. Never better than when it's handling licensed tables—the kind you always wished you got at the pizza parlors of your misspent youth—Zen returned this week with another four in its … » 12/15/11 9:00pm 12/15/11 9:00pm

A Moon Knight Pinball Table? I'm Mailing Zen Studios My Babies

A year and a month ago I sat in a hotel room in Anaheim, California, telling the folks from Zen Studios how much their Marvel Pinball series for Xbox Live and the PlayStation Network needed a healthy dose of the fist of Khonshu. I don't recall making a pact for my firstborn, but if I did I'll totally honor it. » 11/10/11 12:20pm 11/10/11 12:20pm

Marvel Pinball Offers Prizes in Spider-Man Tourney

A while ago, Stephen Totilo introduced me to the concept of a "chaser" - a downloadable title played to take a break after a session on a serious, narrative-based game or in a long stretch of multiplayer. The Marvel Pinball tables in Pinball FX 2have been my chaser of choice for the past few months. They're also a… » 7/30/11 2:00pm 7/30/11 2:00pm