New tables coming to Zen Pinball 2 on the Wii U

by: Russell -

If you're looking to get some more play time out of Zen Pinball 2 on the Wii U, you'll be happy to know that some new tables will be coming out this week on August 28th.  These tables include three new Marvel tables for Guardians of the Galaxy, Deadpool, and Doctor Strange, as well as a table based on Telltale Games' award-winning adventure game series, The Walking Dead.  Each table will be available through the Wii U eShop for only $2.99.  Zen Studios has said that this "is only a small piece of our ongoing future commitment to the platform, so be ready for more announcements coming soon".

Zen Studios Announces New Tables for Zen Pinball 2 on Nintendo Wii U

Marvel??s Guardians of the Galaxy, The Walking Dead, and more come to Wii U on August 28

San Francisco, CA ?? August 21, 2014 ?? Zen Studios is announcing that the Wii U version of its popular pinball platform, Zen Pinball 2 will receive a hefty update to its table roster on August 28. The update will bring the latest Marvel Pinball tables to the game, including the newly released Marvel??s Guardians of the Galaxy, Deadpool, and Doctor Strange tables, as well as a table based on Telltale Games?? award-winning adventure game series, The Walking Dead.

??We??re huge supporters of the Wii U, and have worked to ensure a great pinball experience across the board for our fans on the system,?? said Mel Kirk, VP of Publishing at Zen Studios. ??This table update is only a small piece of our ongoing future commitment to the platform, so be ready for more announcements coming soon.??

The new tables will be available for purchase through the Wii U eShop for $2.99/??2,99/£2.49.

About Zen Studios

Zen Studios is a global producer and publisher of interactive entertainment software for all leading digital game platforms, and is recognized as one of the top independent studios in the industry. The company is headquartered in Budapest, Hungary with offices in North America. Zen Studios has worked with some of the biggest brands in entertainment, including Capcom??s Street Fighter, PopCap Games?? Plants vs. Zombies, Telltale Games?? The Walking Dead, Marvel Entertainment, and LucasArts. Zen??s Pinball FX2 franchise on Xbox Live is one of the most popular titles on the platform, has garnered numerous awards, and was named the bestselling game of 2011, while its tower defense title, Castlestorm, has released on a variety of platforms, including Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, iOS, and Android, to widespread commercial success and critical acclaim.

Please visit blog.zenstudios.com for more information on Zen Studios?? robust library of titles.

About Marvel??s Guardians of the Galaxy

From Marvel, the studio that brought you the global blockbuster franchises of Iron Man, Thor, Captain America and The Avengers, comes a new team??Guardians of the Galaxy. An action-packed, epic space adventure, Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy expands the Marvel Cinematic Universe into the cosmos, where brash adventurer Peter Quill finds himself the object of an unrelenting bounty hunt after stealing a mysterious orb coveted by Ronan, a powerful villain with ambitions that threaten the entire universe. To evade the ever-persistent Ronan, Quill is forced into an uneasy truce with a quartet of disparate misfits??Rocket, a gun-toting raccoon, Groot, a tree-like humanoid, the deadly and enigmatic Gamora and the revenge-driven Drax the Destroyer. But when Quill discovers the true power of the orb and the menace it poses to the cosmos, he must do his best to rally his ragtag rivals for a last, desperate stand??with the galaxy's fate in the balance.

Marvel??s Guardians of the Galaxy, which first appeared in comic books in Marvel Super-Heroes, Issue #18 (Jan. 1969), stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, Dave Bautista, featuring Vin Diesel as the voice of Groot, Bradley Cooper as the voice of Rocket, Lee Pace, Michael Rooker, Karen Gillan, Djimon Hounsou, with John C. Reilly, Glenn Close as Nova Prime Rael and Benicio del Toro as The Collector.

James Gunn is the director of the film with Kevin Feige producing, and Louis D??Esposito, Victoria Alonso, Jeremy Latcham, Alan Fine and Stan Lee serve as executive producers. The story is by Nicole Perlman and James Gunn, with screenplay by James Gunn. Marvel??s Guardians of the Galaxy hit theaters on August 1, 2014.

About Marvel Entertainment

Marvel Entertainment, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company, is one of the world's most prominent character-based entertainment companies, built on a proven library of more than 8,000 characters featured in a variety of media over seventy years.  Marvel utilizes its character franchises in entertainment, licensing and publishing.  For more information visit marvel.com.  © MARVEL

About Telltale, Inc.

Telltale is a leading independent developer and publisher of games for every major interactive platform from home consoles and PC to mobile and tablet devices, and is the pioneer of the episodic delivery of digital gaming content. By successfully developing games as an episodic series and frequently releasing in the format a game season, they create longer consumer engagement than traditional games for each release. Founded in 2004 by games industry veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader with numerous honors and awards from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, BAFTA, the IMGA, and more, as well as being named Studio of the Year in 2012, after establishing a model for successful episodic game creation and digital publishing. Telltale's reputation for quality has been established across more than two dozen different product releases over the years with recognition and acclaim from publications like IGN, The New York Times, and Variety, including over 100 "Game of the Year" awards from publications like USA Today, Yahoo! Games, Wired, Spike TV VGAs, E!, Official Xbox Magazine, The Telegraph, Metactitic, and more.  Telltale is a fully licensed third party publisher on consoles from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, and also publishes games on the PC, Mac, and Apple iOS platforms. For more information visit www.telltalegames.com.

About Robert Kirkman

Robert Kirkman is the creator of many popular comic books, including the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, and all-ages Super Dinosaur, and the new exorcism comic, Outcast, which will be released June 2014, and is also in development as a television show with Fox International for CINEMAX.

Since entering the comics scene with his self-published cult-hit Battle Pope in 2000, the Kentucky native has risen to fame as one of the most successful names in comics and entertainment. In 2008, Kirkman became a partner at Image Comics, and in 2010, he opened Skybound, his own imprint at Image, which publishes his titles as well as other original work.

That same year, Kirkman continued to expand his presence in the entertainment industry, becoming a creator, executive producer and writer on The Walking Dead television show. The show is in production on its fifth season and has become the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time. To date The Walking Dead is the #1 on television among the coveted 18-49 demo.

Kirkman is also slated to executive produce AMC??s upcoming The Walking Dead spinoff show. Skybound original title Clone, written by David Schulner, is also in development as a television show at Universal. Kirkman will serve as an executive producer on both series.

Under the Skybound Entertainment umbrella Kirkman wrapped production on his first feature film, Air, starring The Walking Dead??s Norman Reedus and Academy Award-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou.

About Skybound Entertainment

Since opening its doors in 2010, Skybound Entertainment has grown into a multiplatform entertainment company. Skybound CEO Robert Kirkman is creator of the award-winning The Walking Dead comic book series, the inspiration for the hit TV show of the same name where he serves as creator and executive producer. To date The Walking Dead is the #1 on television among the coveted 18-49 demo.

Skybound Entertainment and Kirkman just wrapped production on their first feature film, Air, starring The Walking Dead??s Norman Reedus and Academy Award-nominated actor Djimon Hounsou. The film is slated to be released in the spring of 2015.

Skybound released Kirkman??s new exorcism comic, Outcast, in June 2014 which recently got the green light for a television pilot with CINEMAX and Fox International. The Skybound original title Clone, written by David Schulner, is also in development as a television show at Syfy. Kirkman will serve as an executive producer on both series.

Skybound Entertainment and digital entertainment company Maker Studios recently announced a deal for the studio to produce and air four digital series based off Skybound IPs.

Comic book titles published by Skybound include The Walking Dead, the superhero-comic Invincible, all-ages comic Super Dinosaur, the revenge drama Dead Body Road, and heist comic Thief of Thieves.

Skybound also creates a wide range of merchandise, including video games, apparel, board games, and action figures.

For more information, please visit Skybound online at www.skybound.com and www.thewalkingdead.com.

About Image Comics

Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in 1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States. Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino . It consists of four major houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline and Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

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