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Zen Studios Announces CastleStorm™

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A Medieval Fusion of Tower Defense, Real Time Strategy and 2D Destruction is Just Over the Horizon

Los Angeles, CA – May 30, 2012 – Zen Studios today announced CastleStorm, a brand-new, original title for digital distribution, set to release in 2012 for Xbox LIVE® Arcade and other digital platforms.

Set in a colorful medieval world, CastleStorm is a new breed of 2D archery projectile warfare and 2D physics-based structure destruction game. Players will experience a challenging mix of real time strategy, resource management, and a variety of different gameplay scenarios.

CastleStorm features medieval ballista weaponry, allowing players to launch an assortment of explosive weapons including Morningstars, Apple Grenades, Homing Eagles, and even flying sheep to defeat an onslaught of enemies trying to capture your flag and destroy your castle. Deploy a fearsome ground attack of swordsmen, knights, and donkey riders in order to protect your castle games, and if all else fails, call upon powerful spells to help keep the enemy at bay.

CastleStorm is frantic tower defense warfare with tons of weapons, enemies and characters. Fending off a barrage of Direwolves, Bear Riders and Hammer Throwers while destroying an enemy castle will make you laugh, think and adapt in order to survive!” said Mel Kirk, Zen Studios Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations.

Zen Studios released a first look CastleStorm trailer, which can be linked from the Zen Studios YouTube channel, or downloaded from the Castle Storm press site.

In addition, CastleStorm features a tower construction editor that allows players to construct their own custom castles that will be used in battle. Castles must be constructed wisely, as choices determine which types of troops and resources will be available during battle!

“Building castles and then knocking them down was fun as a kid, and it’s still fun now.   CastleStorm gives you that and a whole lot more!” said Neil Sorens, Zen Studios Creative Director.

Zen Studios will demo CastleStorm at the upcoming E3 conference in Los Angeles, CA.

For more information, visit http://www.castlestormgame.com, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

Download Paranormal for Pinball FX2 FREE for One Week!

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Zen Studios Serving up a Special Halloween Treat

Los Angeles, CA – October 18 – Zen Studios, the definitive leader in pinball video games, invites players to download Paranormal, the newest edition to Pinball FX2 on Xbox LIVE® Arcade, for FREE October 26 – November 2, 2011. Players must first download and install the free Pinball FX2 platform from Xbox LIVE® Arcade Marketplace in order to play the Paranormal table.

“In celebration of one year of Pinball FX2, and as a big THANK YOU to all of our supporters, we are happy to offer the new Paranormal table free for one week!” said Mel Kirk, Zen Studios Vice President of Marketing and Public Relations. “For players who have not yet joined the Pinball FX2 community, this is the perfect time to come and experience the game.”

Players will assume the role of a paranormal detective and investigate mysterious and supernatural phenomena including hauntings, weird creatures, and inexplicable lapses in the laws of nature. Solve the mysteries of a rotatable mini playing field with four different mini games, supernatural events, time portals and floating objects. Top it off with 10 flipper bats and you have one of the most exciting and engaging pinball tables ever!

Paranormal joins a star studded lineup of pinball tables and will seamlessly integrate into the Pinball FX2 platform on Xbox LIVE® Arcade, with full social feature support. Paranormal will also feature new Achievements, operators menu and rule sheet.

Zen Studios Announces Sorcerer’s Lair DLC for Pinball FX2

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A Gothic World of Mystery and Adventure Lies Held in the Grips of an Evil Sorcerer
Los Angeles, CA – September 29, 2011 Zen Studios, the definitive leader in pinball videogames, is proud to announce that Sorcerer’s Lair will be available for download on October 12, 2011 for Pinball FX2 on Xbox LIVE® Arcade.

Story, theme and design come together in a beautiful blend of fantasy pinball magic in one of the most visually striking tables ever created by Zen Studios.  Sorcerer’s Lair features a gothic world of mystery, ghosts and ginormous spiders! Avoid pesky traps, defeat an army of undead skeletons, explore six cellar missions and restore peace to those who reside within the walls of the ancient Citadel as you fight to escape the grasps of the evil Sorcerer.

Sorcerer’s Lair will seamlessly integrate into the Pinball FX2 platform on Xbox LIVE® Arcade, with full social feature support. Sorcerer’s Lair will also feature new Achievements, operators menu and rule sheet.

To download Sorcerer’s Lair assets, please visit the Pinball FX2 press site.
Pinball FX2 is published by Microsoft Studios, exclusively for XBLA.