Zen Pinball 2′s The Walking Dead Table Review | GIZORAMA

Mariah Beckman, GIZORAMA - "For a virtual pinball game to be any good, it has to accomplish a few things. First off, it needs to stay true to the physics and form of a traditional table. The ball needs to perform predictably and accurately for the experience to be taken seriously. Secondly, it needs to rise above. Sure, players are looking for an honest experience. But that doesn’t mean we don’t want developers to take it easy. High quality rendering isn’t enough; we need impressive ramps, inventive skill shots and well-mimicked lanes and bonus rounds. And finally, we want it cheap. After all, this is pinball, not Halo.

Zen Studios delivers on all of this. And, for a pinball game, there’s a lot going on here. The table and mini-games are all complimentary to the wildly popular, episodic game series Walking Dead by Telltale Games. Players will recognize plot points from Season One of the installment in this pinball adaptation, which is bedecked in Telltale’s minute iconography and locations. (In 3D, the table depicts Clementine’s Treehouse, the Belltower, John’s Dairy Farm, and other scenes)."

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