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Viva Pinata (Xbox 360)

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Viva Piñata, an original intellectual property and the latest innovative gaming experience from leading U.K.-based developer Rare Ltd., invites gamers...

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“The World Of Pinatas!”

published 11/11/2011

Pro60 different Piñatas, a beautiful and colourful ga...

ConsA little childish and far too easy!

Viva Pinata Viva Pinata is the perfect game for kids and grown ups. Viva Pinata is a life simulation game developed by Rare and published by Microsoft Game Studios. The game is on the PC as well as the Xbox 360 and is one of the most fun fulfilled games on the Xbox 360. There is a Nintendo DS...

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“I Love Viva Pinata!”

published 05/11/2007

ProFun, addictive, cute graphics.

ConsCould have better XBOX LIVE features.

At first the colorful visuals and cute graphics make it seem like Viva Pinata is a game designed exclusively for children... wrong!. This game has much more depth to it that fist appears, with a deep strategy and unfolding story line. ***Background Information*** Developed by Rare Ltd, Viva...

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Excellent

“Viva Piñata”

published 12/04/2007

Pro Stunning Graphics, Customise Everything, Interact...

Cons Can Feel Childish

I am not ashamed to admit that Kameo is my favourite Xbox 360 game, I believe that it showed of the capabilities of the Xbox 360 right from the start and it still is in my opinion a very beautiful game, so you can imagine how eager I was then to get my hands on Rare's latest wonder that is Viva...

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“Pinata Time!”

published 26/11/2011

ProLongevity, fun and bright.

ConsToo Addictive!

Viva Piñata. Xbox 360 When I purchased my Xbox 360 it came with a couple of games in the bundle including Viva Piñata. From looking at the box I would say this is not the kind of game I would usually purchase, however it was a freebie so I gave it ago and I was pleasantly surprised. Viva Piñata...

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“Pinata Island here i come!”

published 06/09/2007

ProVery fun to play, very deep and involving.

ConsA bit to deep for some, the graphics might put old...

Viva Piñata is a simulation game developed by Rare Ltd., for the Microsoft Xbox 360. The project was headed by Gregg Mayles and the team behind the Banjo-Kazooie series. Viva Pinata has only been released on the Xbox 360 but there is no Only on Xbox 360 visible on the case and following E3 this...

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Excellent

ProLots of achievments, colourful and cute graphics

Consnone - unless you really hate the 360 :)

Viva Pinata is an XBox 360 exclusive - and I am actually really happy that I have it. Not one person I know (who has played) has a bad thing to say about this colourful, cute and creative game. Personally, it doesn't fit in with my 'older' collection of RPGs, shooters and more complex games but...

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“Viva Pinata, Filled With Fun”

published 14/10/2008

ProFun, unique gameplay, relaxing but engaging

ConsControls can be awkward, especially navigating men...

Being introduced to the concept of Viva Pinata is a weird experience. It is hard not to be sceptical about a game which is based around attracting Pinatas to your lovely garden, but this game proves why you should never judge a book by it's cover, and why you don't need to shoot anything to have...

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Excellent

Prolasting gaming experience, fun, great visuals

Consyou might prioritise your Xbox... :-)

I'm really not a huge gaming fan and would get really rather annoyed when my boyfriend kept playing for hours and hours, but when we came home for Xmas it would all be different - he introduced me to a game his sister had recently bought called "Viva Pinata". ***What are Pinatas?*** Pinatas are...

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Satisfactory

ProColourful, cute and easy to play

ConsIt gets boring quickly and I paid out for a specia...

I bought Viva Piñata not long after buying the Xbox, however I picked it up about once and left it on the shelf for ages thinking 'this isn't for me'. Then earlier this year I decided to give it another go as it was pointless having a game that I wasn't playing in the house. This time I managed...

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“Viva Pinata (Xbox 360)”

published 27/12/2011

ProCute, colourful gameplay that is perfect for child...

ConsLacks sufficient complexity and depth to challenge...

Viva Pinata is an Xbox 360 life simulation game that was released in 2006. The setting of the game is Pinata Island, a vibrant oasis alive with candy-filled pinata creatures. You are tasked with raising pinatas so that they can be sent from the island to people across the globe, bringing...

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“What a Sick game”

published 14/11/2008

ProCan hit small furry creatures with a shovel

ConsNot much depth

Aimed at children? What sort of children's game allows you to go around with a shovel and beat up small creatures until they explode into a pile of candy goodness? Well this one does, but that's the joy of Viva Piñata, it may have a very colorful look and bright vibrant environments but it is not...

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Excellent

ProAddictive gameplay, family game for all ages, good...

ConsYou won't want to do anything else other than play...

"Pinata - pronounced pee-nyah-tah (in Mexico and Central America) a gaily decorated crock or papier-mâché figure filled with toys, candy, etc., and suspended from above, esp. during Christmas or birthday festivities, so that children, who are blindfolded, may break it or knock it down with sticks...

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Excellent

ProBeautiful Graphics, Original and Innovitive

ConsLack of Live! Coop

Even when Rare was called Ultimate and was making games on the Spectrum ZX in the 80's, they managed to create innovitive games that are playable but unique than anything else available. Although Kameo wasn't as well received as both Microsoft and Rare probably would of hoped, there was still...

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“Not Just For The Kids”

published 13/06/2007

ProBright, Colourful Visuals, Simple Userface

ConsMaybe To Addictive

Viva Piñata for the Xbox 360 is a one of a kind game which is so addictive. The aim of the game is to have the best patch of land in the world which will attract creatures called piñatas. The game company Rare Ltd gave this game an "everyone" rating, the game provides bright, colorful visuals...

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“¡Viva Viva Piñata!”

published 08/08/2007

ProColourful, clean fun

ConsA bit too open-ended

Viva Piñata is a sandbox game that was released roughly a year ago, but it still hasn’t lost any of its charm. Finding a game that doesn’t involve killing someone on the Xbox 360 isn’t an easy feat, so you can imagine my delight when I saw this game! STORY You are a gardener who is put in charge...

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Product Information : Viva Pinata (Xbox 360)

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Viva Piñata, an original intellectual property and the latest innovative gaming experience from leading U.K.-based developer Rare Ltd., invites gamers to create an immersive world where living piñatas inhabit an ever-changing environment. Beginning with a few basic tools, players build and take control of this environment, using their creativity and imagination to attract, protect and manage over 60 different piñata species that can visit their world and make it their home. Utilizing hundreds of customizable elements, players can create a unique piñata paradise. Pushing the capabilities of the hardware, Viva Piñata brings a vibrant and engaging gaming experience to the Xbox 360 platform. Appealing to kids, adults, casual gamers and enthusiasts alike, this uniquely customizable and social game rewards and challenges all players regardless of their skill level. The Viva Piñata gameplay experience presents a customizable, social and spontaneous world in which gamers play an absolutely crucial role. The Viva Piñata world is an evolving paradise teeming with fantastic living piñata creatures and vibrant plant life, all determined by the player¿s choices and actions. Viva Piñata boasts the following qualities: Customizable. - Viva Piñata allows players¿ imaginations to run wild by providing them with expansive freedom and choice: Your world. Your choice of contents will determine which of the piñata species are attracted to your world, since they all have individual requirements. Sowing grass, digging ponds, planting flowers and growing trees all affect which of the unique piñatas you will see. It¿s not just about plants, either; there is a whole range of ornaments and structures that could be decisive. Your reward for creating an appealing paradise is to watch the piñatas visit and eventually reside there, which is where the fun really starts. Your piñatas. Once you have resident piñatas, you can begin to personalize your loyal community. Piñatas can be individually named and given their own personally designed tag to put on display as a declaration of their home turf. And the customization doesn¿t end there. You can make the colorful critters more distinctive by customizing them with all kinds of costumes and accessories. Social - The Viva Piñata community is a rewarding place to be, whether you remain within the boundaries of your own world or venture out into the real world or your friend¿s piñata world via Xbox Live, the first and only global, unified online console games service. Interact with the piñatas. Getting to know and understand the personalities and requirements of your piñatas is essential if you want them to stay happy and thrive. Make your world their ideal paradise, and they¿ll want to raise a family and expand your community. Interact with the characters. Players decide how much help they want from the local guides, shopkeepers and work force. Go it alone or get them involved you choose. Interact with other players online. Via the Xbox Live online community, players can contact other gamers to lend a hand, lay down a competitive challenge or trade items. Spontaneous - Viva Piñata is a constantly changing world where anything can and does happen: It¿s happening outside. It¿s not just new piñata species that are drawn to your world; untamed sour piñatas with bad attitudes and troublemaking ruffians do their worst to spoil your creation and must be dealt with. It¿s happening inside. Maintaining harmony within a growing community isn¿t always easy when rivalries, illness, injuries and even candy-spilling fights occur. If players turn their backs, who knows what their piñatas will do?

Product Details

Publisher: Microsoft

Developer: Rare

Release Date: 1st December 2006

Age: 3+

Genre: Simulation; Kids/Family

Sub Genre: Life Sim

Max Number of Players Offline: 4 Player

Max Number of Players Online: 2 Player

Format: DVD-ROM

Platform: Xbox 360

Aka: Viva Piñata

EAN: 882224277310; 882224277051

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