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Viva Pinata
7.3 out of 10

Viva Pinata

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Overall 8
7.5

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Game Informer
10 January 2013
  • Summary: Viva Pinata has a great art style and a ton of depth, especially compared to similarly targeted games like Animal Crossing and Harvest Moon. Microsoft added a bunch of new features for this second edition, many of which have a minimal (but positive) impact on the experience.
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Overall 7
7.0

Hydrophobia

ztgd.com
24 January 2011
  • Excerpt: Does it sink or swim? It is hard to believe that it has been almost […]
  • Pros: + Amazing water effects, + Deep back story, + Environmental kills
  • Cons: Combat gets tedious, Controls sometimes floaty, Monotonous game design
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Overall 8
8.0

Viva Piñata

talkxbox
24 September 2010
  • Excerpt: When you think about a piñata, you probably remember at least one point in your childhood when you were blindfolded and armed with a piece of wood, tr
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Overall 8
8.4
Gameplay 9
8.7
Graphics 9
8.5
Sound 7
7.0
Lifespan 8
8.0

Viva Piñata Review

IGN Entertainment
11 March 2010
  • Conclusion: If you're lucky, one of your friends on Xbox Live will have the piñata you're looking for, and they'll send it to you in a crate. Interestingly, you can send anything to the people on your friends list (sorry, no shipping stuff off to strangers), including sours, which will actually attack their...
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Overall 8
8.2

Friends Become Shepards With Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise

Game Informer
22 September 2009
  • Conclusion: Concept: A sequel that addresses the problems in the first game and adds variety to the mix Graphics: The graphics are vibrant, the texturing is clean, and the animation is top notch Sound: You'll likely enjoy the game more with your own soundtrack or no sound whatsoever Playability: The gameplay is...
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Overall 8
8.2
Gameplay 8
8.0
Looks 8
8.0

Viva Piñata (X360) - Review

VGChartz
21 July 2009
  • Excerpt: You could be forgiven for thinking Viva Piñata was just another attempt to cash in on the lucrative kiddy/casual audience, after all its accompanying television show certainly gives you that impression, but are Rare giving off mixed signals? Yes and no.
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Overall 8
8.0
Gameplay 9
9.0
Graphics 9
9.0
Sound 8
8.0
Storyline 6
6.0
Replay value 10
10

Expert Review

Video Game talk
24 October 2008
  • Excerpt: With the surprising success that Viva Pinata generated, it was only a matter of time before a sequel was released. Gamers taken in with the addictive game play of the first will feel right at home in Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise.
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Overall 9
8.5

Viva Pinata

Just RPG
17 September 2008
  • Excerpt: At first glance, Viva Piñata might seem too silly to be worth your time. However, if you give the game a chance, you’ll likely be pleasantly surprised by the depth of gameplay, the high amounts of strategy, and the quirky humor.
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Overall 8
8.0

Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise

GamesRadar
15 September 2008
  • Pros: Many new pinatas to enjoy, There's a freaking dinosaur pinata, Playing co-op with a friend
  • Cons: Finicky pinata vision, Sometimes feels like a repeat, Trapping pinatas seems mean
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Overall 8
8.0

Expert Review

GiantBomb
3 September 2008
  • Excerpt: There are just enough new features--and just enough delightfully nutty new pinatas--to warrant a second trip into the garden.
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