Reviews and Problems with Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise
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28 December 2015
Summary: Forget Gears of War 2. Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise is the sequel that we’ve been looking forward to in ’08. Thankfully, the wait has been worth it. Trouble in Paradise walks the safe path of not fixing what wasn’t broken, so is looks and plays an awful lot like the original Viva Piñata, but...
Conclusion: There are further improvements that could be made with the slightly unresponsive interface, and the balancing of single-player goals is still occasionally arbitrarily slow or speedy – but Trouble in Paradise represents a solid evolution of a series already founded on a uniquely entertaining premise...
Excerpt: I’m almost there. If I can get BigBird to eat one more bluebell seed, he’ll shack up with Flaps and then I’ll have another baby Sparrowmint! If this sentence makes no sense to you, then you probably missed the phenomenon that was Viva Piñata , the Rare game that showed legions of Xbox-ers how cute...
Excerpt: Last year the Viva Piñata franchise took a bit of a hit. Viva Piñata: Party Animals was released at and many Piñata fans were somewhat disappointed as the creativity and depth of the original game vaporized as Party Animals was targeted for younger social gamers with a quick pick-up and play party...
Summary: The piñatas are back and they’re just as odd as ever. Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise is a reworked version of the original game released in 2006, adding new piñatas and items to use in your garden as well as overhauling some aspects of the original game that just weren’t quite right.
Excerpt: First Impressions My reaction is Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise is an original title; actually it’s as original as it gets really. The first game in the series was released just two years ago for the Xbox 360.
Xbox 360 Review - 'Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise'
3 September 2008
Summary: Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise invites gamers to return to magical Piñata Island. Unfortunately, not all is well on the island, as Professor Pester along with his gang of Ruffians have wiped out Piñata Central’s computer records, which poses a threat to parties everywhere.
Excerpt: Review by Chris Plante The original Viva Piñata was a critical darling, but a commercial failure. With the release of Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise , Rare hopes to perform alchemy, turning VP 's praise and awards into retail figures that can compete with the likes of The Sims and Animal Crossing...