Are you Ready for some Pinball?
Pinball FX2 is the latest Xbox Live Arcade Title from Zen Studios. There are two primary versions to get
New Game Engine for New Tables
Pinball FX2 brings a new table engine and updated physics to bring a more realistic pinball simulation to the 360. Features like magnets, cranes, and enhanced ramp interaction make the four new tables feel more like real pinball tables found in arcades today. The four new tables are Biolab, Pasha, Rome, and Secrets of the Deep. I
Next best thing to going to the Arcade
Each of the four new tables feel great to play on. Ball physics are solid, with the shots you
Older Tables Don’t Hold Up Well
The four tables are so good, that I felt the other tables upgraded to the new engine showed their flaws more than in Pinball FX. Yes, the graphics, colors, and lighting of the old tables look much better, and the ball physics the new engine bring to them works nicely. However, these upgrades show how poorly designed the tables are, making them feel clunky, slow, and difficult to play. Compared to the new four tables, I found myself constantly hitting blank walls, struggling to hit a specific target, lane, or ramp. With the new tables, I was able to plan out my paths, aim, and hit my targets with moderate accuracy. I don
On top of the new engine, the core game itself has received several updates. While playing single player, the game lets you know if you
What are you Waiting for? Go get it!
Pinball FX2 is one of the most accurate and realistic pinball simulations I have played. If you appreciate the creation, design, and gameplay of pinball machines, you will get many finger-blistering hours from Pinball FX2.