By the Crimson Bands of Cyttorak! Doctor Strange is getting a Marvel Pinball table! I bet you thought I was going to say "By the Hoary Hosts of Hoggoth!" Well, I'll leave it to Zen Studios to deliver the iconic line in this trailer for its 16th table in the series; it arrives in December.
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…
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…
After teasing us like an after credits scene at a Marvel movie for ages, Zen Studios prepares to unleash four Avengers-themed pinball tables in Marvel Pinball and Pinball FX 2 next week. Let's celebrate with Thanos, the most glove-obsessed superpower in the universe.
Revealed about three weeks ago, Avengers Chronicles is the next series of tables that Zen Studios is making for its Marvel Pinball and Pinball FX 2 downloadable games on PlayStation Network and Xbox Live, respectively. Here's the first trailer for one of those tables, World War Hulk.
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…
I've tried to be open-minded about what constitutes a sports video game, largely because the genre has so few new titles or competing products in a given year. Pinball FX 2, one of my favorite games of 2011, has struck me as a quasi-sports video game for a while, I just couldn't really articulate why.
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 …
Should you be worthy or willing to spend 800 Microsoft points / $9.99 next week, this Thor table and more shall be yours when Zen Studio releases the Marvel Pinball: Vengeance and Virtue pack on Xbox Live Arcade and the PlayStation Network.
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.
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…
The well received Marvel series of tables for the acclaimed pinball simulator Pinball FX 2 will be getting another set of four tables by winter, and also will expand to other platforms in 2012.
On July 22, Captain America becomes the latest Marvel Comics character to get the blockbuster movie treatment, and on June 28 he'll be busting balls as the latest addition to Zen Studios' Marvel Pinball and Pinball FX 2.
The family that stays together for 50 years plays pinball together as well. Zen Studios adds to its highly successful Marvel Pinball series with a Fantastic Four table featuring Mr. Fantastic, Invisible Woman, Thing, and...wait, where's Spider-Man?
The X-Men's resident badass Wolverine sure plays a mean pinball, and fans can too when Zen Studios unleashes four Marvel-themed pinball tables for Pinball FX next week on Xbox Live Arcade.
Man, as awesome as Marvel Pinball is going to be on the PS3 and Xbox 360, I still can't help but yearn for these tables in real life... yes, that would be impossible.
A red and blue figure twists and spins through the skies of New York. Crimson and gold streaks through the clouds. Primal fury is unleashed. Darkness hunts darkness in the shadowy streets. This is Marvel Pinball.