Zen Pinball 2 Coming to the Nintendo eShop on Wii U December 2012

Zen Pinball 2™ Coming to the Nintendo eShop on Wii U™ December 2012

Hugely popular pinball game comes to Wii U as a free platform download with purchasable add-on content

Los Angeles, CA –December 5, 2012 – Zen Studios, the definitive leader in pinball videogames, today announced that their critically acclaimed arcade style pinball game Zen Pinball 2 will be available for download on the Nintendo eShop on Wii U™ later this month in both North America and Europe. Zen Pinball 2 will be a free platform download for all users, including free trials for each table and a huge library of exciting pinball tables for purchase, including the Super Hero themed Marvel Pinball™ series, and the zombie themed Plants vs. Zombies™ table.

Zen Pinball 2 is full of exciting Wii U™ GamePad features such as controlling the plunger on the touch screen, rotating camera views, accessing information via the dot matrix, and Free View control by tilting the Wii U GamePad. Additional features include:

  • Unprecedented table visuals and the most advanced ball physics on Wii U
  • Trial version for all tables, try them out before you buy!
  • Local Hotseat multiplayer, and fast paced Split-screen multiplayer game modes
  • Action cameras to guide and emphasize spectacular moments
  • Ranking support for all tables, National Ranking, and Worldwide tournaments
  • Continue playing on the Wii U GamePad if the TV is occupied!
  • Robust social features with Challenges, Pro Score, and Team Score. It’s up to you to become the Pinball Champion!
  • Awards for each table
  • Regular table releases through the Nintendo eShop

Zen Pinball 2 is a free download for any user on the Nintendo eShop on Wii U, featuring demos of each table.

Zen Pinball 2 on Wii U will release with a huge content library available, including three Marvel Pinball packs, a collection of Zen Studios’ original designs, and several individual tables:

  • Zen Classic Pack featuring Tesla, El Dorado, V12, Shaman
  • Marvel Pinball featuring Spider-Man, Wolverine, Blade and Iron Man
  • Marvel Pinball: Avengers Chronicles featuring Marvel’s The Avengers, Infinity Gauntlet, World War Hulk, Fear Itself
  • Marvel Pinball: Vengeance and Virtue featuring X-Men, Thor, Ghost Rider, Moon Knight
  • Individual DLC Tables: Plants vs. Zombies, Excalibur, Earth Defense, Sorcerer’s Lair, Paranormal, Mars, Epic Quest, Captain America, Fantastic Four

For more information, please visit www.zenstudios.com.

About Zen Studios

Zen Studios is a global producer and digital publisher of interactive entertainment software for all leading game platforms including Microsoft Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo 3DS™, Wii U™, iTunes App®Store, Mac App®Store and Google Play™. The company is headquartered in Budapest, Hungary with offices in North America. Zen Studios has worked with some of the largest intellectual properties in the videogame industry, including Capcom’s Street Fighter, Tecmo’s Ninja Gaiden, PopCap Games’ Plants vs. Zombies, and Marvel Entertainment. Zen’s Pinball FX2 franchise on Xbox LIVE® Arcade is one of the most popular titles on the platform, has garnered numerous awards, and was named the best selling game of 2011. Zen Studios is hard at work on two new original titles, CastleStorm and KickBeat, both scheduled for release in 2013.

For more information about Zen Studios, please visit www.zenstudios.com.

[PR Email from Zen Studios]

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