This morning, Zen Studios announced that Out of Ammo will be coming to PlayStation VR on January 30th. Partnered with game developers RocketWerkz (founded by DayZ creator, Dean Hall), this news follows the company’s November 2017 announcement that Out of Ammo would be the first PC indie game to be selected for Zen’s new PC to console publishing initiative. Mel Kirk, Zen Studios VP of Publish...[Read More]
In celebration of Alien Day and the 30th Anniversary of the film ALIENS, Zen Studios is releasing a three pack based on the Alien Universe, Aliens vs. Pinball, featuring three new Alien inspired tables, Aliens, Alien: Isolation, and Alien vs. Predator, to add to your digital pinball library.
We’ve all played physical Pinball. We’ve all played virtual Pinball, but have you played virtual physical pinball? Thanks to Zen Studios the well known Pinball classic, Pinball FX 2, is making it’s way to the future with a Oculus Rift Compatibility. Finally, you can play Pinball the way it was meant to be played, all while at the comfort of your desk.
Two new tables are set to hit Zen Studios Pinball FX2 on January 12th, but Zen hooked Marooners’ Rock up with an early access Steam code, allowing us to bring you a review before the tables become available. For the purpose of having the same gameplay experience as most readers I will not be using my pinball cabinet setup for the majority of this review, though I will have a minor aside at t...[Read More]
Let’s start this out with a little background. I’m in the process of building a digital pinball table that will most likely use Zen’s Pinball FX2 as the game software. I’ve enjoyed many a mechanical pinball table through the years and have also been toying with the idea of leveraging a kidney towards financing a Stern pinball machine. When Andrew asked me if I would be willing to review this table...[Read More]
One of my favorite Nintendo DS games was a little gem called Elite Beat Agents. It was a great premise, actually. You were an Elite Beat Agent, a secret agent that traveled the world helping those in need…by having rhythm. All you had to do was press the appropriate area on the screen at the appropriate time, dictated by the rhythm of the level’s song, and you would succeed. Simple, bu...[Read More]
I never played the original release of CastleStorm last year, so I can’t comment much on any potential differences between it and its recently released Definitive Edition, for Xbox One and PS4. The basic facts are that the Definitive Edition includes the game (of course) and both of the original DLC packs (From Outcast to Savior and The Warrior Queen), as well as graphical updates with a 108...[Read More]
I’ve mentioned this before, but the main bulk of my digital pinball resume consists of Space Cadet 3D Pinball on Windows 95 and Sonic Spinball on the SEGA Genesis. I dabbled recently in a PS Vita pinball title, and appreciated its efforts to recreate classic physical pinball tables, but haven’t spent much time with it lately because it couldn’t hook my attention in the long term....[Read More]