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Bethesda Pinball review

Over the past few years, Zen Studios has been converting entertainment properties into pinball form, with works like Star Wars,  South Park, and Aliens all getting their own steel-orbed interpretations. But before adapting films and ...

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Aliens vs. Pinball review

Few cinematic monsters are as fearsome as H. R. Giger’s Alien. Originally conceived for Ridley Scott’s eponymous film, the creature was a nightmarish amalgam of snake and skeleton, outfitted with lethal claws and a dagger-like ...

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Rollers of the Realm review

Over the last few years, it seems like role-playing mechanics have seeped into every conceivable genre. From the inclusion of MyGM mode in the NBA 2K series- where players make decisions via branching dialog trees ...

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Pinball FX 2 (Xbox One) Review

Since Pinball FX 2 first launched in 2010, the franchise has earned a fervent legion of fans thanks to its technical prowess. While eschewing a recreation of real-world machines, the series offered a mounting roster ...

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Zen Pinball 2 (PlayStation 4) Review

Although the PlayStation 4’s software library is still in an embryonic stage, Sony’s new system already has two pinball titles in its lineup. Remarkably, the two games take radically different approaches to the beloved pastime. ...

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Pinball FX 2 PC Review

No doubt aficionados of all things pinball are already shaking their heads. “Pinball FX 2? You’re reviewing a three-year-old game!” To that I say: “Ah, but it hasn’t been released on Steam yet. When I ...

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Star Wars Pinball Review

When 2007’s Pinball FX was released for the Xbox 360, critics had a common stickling point: the steel-ball simulation failed to recreate actual machines. Although Zen Studios has yet to fulfill that wish, over the ...

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