The colours are facinating and strong although the gameplay does not live up to expectations.
8 January 2009
Excerpt: I was so excited to play this game when it first came out and my boyfriend got it so I could have a go. The images portrayed on the front of the game look so fun and colourful I thought the game would be really amazing and fun to play.
Excerpt: Viva Pinata is an open-ended simulation game where you tend for a small area of garden, to encourage pinata-animals to visit, make homes, and breed. The gameplay revolves around making your garden pleasant and habitable by various basic tasks such as weeding and mending, intermittantly interuptted...
Excerpt: Oh dear....I had high hopes for this. It chucked itself off the shelf towards me with its bright colours and optimistic reviews on the usual sites. My lad almost dragged me home by the scruff of the neck to get this on. Sadly, it is just a bit tedious. He lost interest in under an hour.
Summary: In den USA erscheint dieses Spiel von vornherein als Budget-Titel. Während hierzulande der Vollpreis fällig wird. Rechnet man noch den Umrechnungskurs mit ein, dann bezahlen wir hier fast das dreifache. Es lebe die Globalisierung!