X360 Tuesday, October 24, 2006 | 8:42 PM

Viva Pinata: Marketplace videos

Viva Pinata: Marketplace videos

Microsoft and Rare released an "interactive video" of Viva Pinata on the Marketplace. The interactivity is limited to choosing a character between 2 three times, so in the end we get 1+6 videos showing some gameplay I've assembled in one.

XBLM videos

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Commented on 2006-10-24 21:08:33
Thanx BlimBlim
Commented on 2006-10-24 21:25:56
Downloading 720p now...
Commented on 2006-10-24 21:27:04
The game looks "interesting." But it looks too hard for young kids, and too kid-ish for the older players.
Commented on 2006-10-24 21:29:18
Is the interactive video generated in real time, or is it just a matter of selecting video's to be played back ?
Commented on 2006-10-24 21:45:50 In reply to Jollipop
Posted by Jollipop
Is the interactive video generated in real time, or is it just a matter of selecting video's to be played back ?
Just choosing a video.
Commented on 2006-10-24 22:04:38
thats 1 game I wont be getting
Commented on 2006-10-24 22:16:14
I´ll going to get Viva Pinata the day it comes out in EU !!!... this game is 2007 game og the year to me... Love Rare, and Viva Pinata...
Commented on 2006-10-24 23:03:55
Visually it looks tremendous, i don`t know what else really to say. It uses upgraded Kameo engine, for sure.
Commented on 2006-10-24 23:04:43 In reply to nam37
Posted by nam37
The game looks "interesting." But it looks too hard for young kids, and too kid-ish for the older players.
That is the point. So that the whole family is playing it.
Commented on 2006-10-24 23:07:27
Damn i like the full video on the market place even if it's mega childish :D
Commented on 2006-10-25 00:00:26
For me, Viva Pinata is one of the most anticipated games in a very long time. I have followed its development since announcement and I think it looks and plays fantastic. I see a lot of people negging about this game on forums. Things like "This is childish" and "Rare has lost their skills". Its most individual what games you like. Some of you want to kill stuff, some of you want to micromanage, some of you want to cry over a RPG. Maybe a combination.

I think that Viva Pinata has a very interesting gameplay and the graphics looks just stunning. If you think this is a childish game I say you are prejudice. Well now I have said mine. Guess you have to be European to like these kind of games. You americans just want to kill and destroy. (prejudice)
Commented on 2006-10-25 00:31:55
I'm definitely buying this game. It strikes at the core of what makes Nintendo's games so fun.

They don't take themselves too seriously, but there is a deeper aspect to the game for people that wish to go that path. I think this is a really good game and the closest to a Unique Nintendo like game as we'll get on the 360.

I wouldn't be too surprised if this game is a hit during the holiday season.
Commented on 2006-10-25 02:16:03
It looks very nice and fun to play, just to bad the kids in my country (Netherlands) don't even know what a Pinata is.. Will probably only sell well in countries that do have that culture (Mexico, USA etc).. But maybe I'm wrong and it will also sell overhere..
Commented on 2006-10-25 07:50:20
You dount need to know what a Pinata is too have fun white this game...
Commented on 2006-10-25 11:46:28
i got to play this one yesterday for quite a long time and have access to it for about a week and i enjoyed it. there were very few women around yesterday at this event, but they almost all congregated around the viva pinata consoles and played that, more than even the casual games.

i really enjoyed it and Gears of War.

i could make some videos but the quality wouldn't match blimblims and i'm not sure i could get to a point to show you anything that isn't in all the other videos.
Commented on 2006-10-25 11:50:03
hate it or love it.
Commented on 2006-10-25 22:42:11
I love this game! I think rare is back again.
Commented on 2006-10-29 21:53:59 In reply to ToLoLo
Posted by ToLoLo
I love this game! I think rare is back again.
they was never gone
Commented on 2006-10-30 09:23:19
Looks interesting. A playable demo would be nice..........

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