Zen Pinball 3D Coming To 3DS Via Nintendo eShop

The makers of the popular Pinball FX 2 series on Xbox Live Arcade will bring the silver ball to the 3DS with Zen Pinball 3D, a downloadable title releasing later this year on the Nintendo eShop.

Zen's news release mentioned four original tables will be available at launch -- Earth Defense and Excalibur, seen in Pinball FX 2 on the 360, and newcomers Shaman and Eldorado.

Zen's 360 game is well known for its licensed virtual pinball tables such as its Marvel Comics series, but none were mentioned in the 3DS title's launch announcement. Still, releasing over the eShop keeps the door open for additional tables, whatever their branding.

"Playing pinball in 3D is killer, it's like the game has been totally reinvented, and a whole new world opens up right before your eyes," Mel Kirk, Zen's vice president of marketing and public relations, said in a statement.

No specific release date was given for later this year, but Zen did release this batch of 13 screenshots.

Zen Pinball 3D's title screen.

Earth Defense

Earth Defense

Earth Defense

Eldorado

Eldorado

Eldorado

Excalibur

Excalibur

Excalibur

Shaman

Shaman

Shaman


Comments

    This is one of the few games that will actually work in 3D lol.

    This looks very like ZEN Pinball on PS3. Pretty sure that's where the 'new' tables come from.

    Not a PS3 owner Owen?

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