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Zen Studios and Marvel Entertainment join forces

Posted by: Chad at 11/15/2010 11:15 AM
In a collaboration of epic proportions, Zen Studios and Marvel Entertainment are teaming up to create something wonderful - Marvel Pinball.  There is no denying that the Marvel Universe houses many recognizable and popular characters.  Why not bring those to the tilt and bump world of pinball?  

Marvel Pinball is actually the first expansion for the recently released Pinball FX 2 on XBLA.  It will be a stand-alone experience when it's made available on the PSN.  Zen Studios is working to ensure that each table "captures the essence of each Super Hero."  Iron Man, Spider-man, Wolverine and Blade are the themes for the first four tables.  

Look for more details before Marvel Pinball is released by the end of the year.  Or, click here to go to the official site for more details and assets.



ZEN STUDIOS AND MARVEL ENTERTAINMENT SET TO UNLEASH MARVEL PINBALL™ ON XBOX LIVE®ARCADE AND PLAYSTATION®NETWORK

Iron Man, Spider-Man, Wolverine and Blade battle their fiercest enemies in this epic pinball adventure


LOS ANGELES, CA –November 15, 2010 – ZEN Studios and Marvel Entertainment are proud to announce Marvel Pinball, an epic collaboration combining the greatest comic book characters of all time with the definitive videogame pinball experience on PlayStation®Network and Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox®360 videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft. Use your pinball wizardry to help Iron Man, Spider-Man, Wolverine and Blade save the world from the most notorious Super Villains on four beautifully crafted pinball tables.

Marvel Pinball is the first expansion for Pinball FX 2 on Xbox LIVE Arcade, which released to rave reviews on October 27th, 2010, as part of Game Feast presented by Microsoft Game Studios, and it will be an entirely new game on PlayStation Network. Marvel Pinball consists of four Super Hero-themed pinball tables integrating artwork, themes and music inspired by the Marvel Universe.

“We are so honored to work with the greatest Super Heroes of all time, and have really focused our efforts into bringing each distinct personality to this one-of-a-kind pinball experience,” said Zsolt Kigyossy begin_of_the_skype_highlighting end_of_the_skype_highlighting, Managing Director for ZEN Studios. “You will find each Marvel Pinball table captures the essence of each Super Hero, creating a game that is an authentic Marvel experience. This is just the beginning of Marvel Pinball; you can count on more of your favorite Marvel heroes and villains to be making appearances in the near future.”

“With Marvel Pinball, ZEN Studios has created some truly excellent tables that not only demonstrate their expertise in creating an excellent pinball experience, but also their passion for Marvel and its characters,” said TQ Jefferson, Director of Games, Marvel Entertainment's Global Digital Media Group. “We look forward to working with ZEN for many more tables to come.”

Fans can expect Marvel Pinball to be released before the end of 2010. Visit the official Marvel Pinball website at www.marvelpinball.com.