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

Star Wars Used to be Uncool. Pinball Helped Bring it Back.

This Star Wars pinball machine wasn't released in the 70s, or 80s. It was released in 1992, which makes it very special, because that makes it part of the great Star Wars renaissance.


After the hype over the original trilogy died down after the mid-80s, as weird as it is to imagine now, Star Wars just kind of...faded… » 7/24/12 1:00am 7/24/12 1:00am

The Painstaking Process Behind 'The Best Pinball Video Game Ever Made'

Pinball is storied; pinball is distinctive. Pinball has a fascinating history, pinball has been a part of almost every American's youth in some capacity or another. It's a controlled collision of physics and art, all in the service of giving players a kinesthetic experience that's not quite like anything else.… » 2/20/12 8:00pm 2/20/12 8:00pm

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