Also, since this is a Star Wars re-release, you should know that all of the lightsabers have been replaced with walkie-talkies.
Star Wars® Pinball Coming to Nintendo eShop on Wii U™
Feel the Force with Star Wars Pinball on Wii U!
Los Angeles, CA – June 24, 2013 – Zen Studios, the definitive leader in videogame pinball, today announced Star Wars® Pinball is headed to the Nintendo eShop on Wii U. The downloadable game will be available July 11 in North America ($9.99) and Europe (€9.99) featuring three Star Wars themed tables including Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back, Boba Fett and Star Wars: The Clone Wars.
Players will choose to support the Galactic Empire or the Rebel Alliance with high scores as the Star Wars Pinball community fights for the Balance of the Force! The main game user interface will change dynamically, based on how the community chooses to support each side.
Star Wars Pinball supports the Wii U GamePad, allowing players display redirection to the GamePad screen from the TV and back. Additionally, when used as the Secondary Display, the GamePad displays additional controls and game information including dot matrix, scores, and challenge information.
Additional game features include in game challenges and score notifications, an XP progression system allowing players to move up the ranks based on Galactic Empire or Rebel Alliance support, Force Score and friends-based Team Score leaderboards, and several multiplayer modes.
Star Wars Pinball will cost $9.99 in North America and €9.99 in Europe.
For more information, please visit www.starwarspinball.com or www.zenstudios.com.
About Zen Studios
Zen Studios is a global producer and digital publisher of interactive entertainment software for all leading game platforms including Microsoft Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, PSP® (PlayStation®Portable) system, Nintendo DS™, Nintendo 3DS™, Wii U™, iTunes App®Store, Mac App®Store and Google Play™. The company is headquartered in Budapest, Hungary with offices in North America. Zen Studios has worked with some of the largest intellectual properties in the videogame industry, including Capcom's Street Fighter, Tecmo's Ninja Gaiden, PopCap Games' Plants vs. Zombies, and Marvel Entertainment. Zen's Pinball FX2 franchise on Xbox LIVE® Arcade is one of the most popular titles on the platform, has garnered numerous awards, and was named the best selling game of 2011. Zen Studios is hard at work on two new original titles, CastleStorm and KickBeat, both scheduled for release in 2013. For more information about Zen Studios, please visit www.zenstudios.com.
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- Key specs
- Game format Optical disc, Downloadable
- Online features Multiplayer, Voice chat, Store, Browser
- Drive capacity 8 GB
- Controller type Wireless
- Motion controls Accelerometer, Gyroscopic, Camera / optical
- Video outputs Component, HDMI (v1.4), RCA / composite, S-Video
- Backward compatible 1 generations
- Released 2012-11-18