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BlahCade 220: Mel Kirk interview for Spring 2021

Jared Morgan Jared Morgan Follow Mar 28, 2021 · 3 mins read
BlahCade 220: Mel Kirk interview for Spring 2021
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This episode is a massive interview with Mel Kirk, COO of Zen Studios.

We have a pile of questions as follow-ups to what was said in Zen’s The Pinball Show No. 3, and Mel doesn’t flinch from any of them.

You are definitely going to want to watch the entire interview.

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Show notes

New hires and new tables for Pinball FX

Mel tells us about increasing the staff size at Zen, the number of new tables we can expect, and other stuff Pinball FX related.

Arcade 1Up Updates and Wishes

Mel updates us on what is going on with the cabs, what kind of issues the studio faces on the software side of things, and what his hopes are for future generations of cabs.

Pinball FX and mobile’s future

Mel gives us information about what PinFX means for the future of Zen on mobile devices.

Virtual reality and Pinball FX?

Lots of people have questions about VR for Zen, so we took this opportunity to speak at length to Mel about what to expect from them on the VR front, and how Pinball FX will integrate with VR moving forward.

Pinball FX on PS4 and XBone?

We ask Mel about plans for Pinball FX coming to the PS4 and XBox One. We also ask whether there is any hope of defunct titles from the past coming back to PinFX?

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