Viva Pinata


The Jimquisition takes a break from discussing consumer shenanigans to focus a little on the games themselves. What exactly is the best looking game this generation, and why does it look better than the games you're all thin...

Kinect, as it stands right now, is a "pretty cool" thing. As a supplement to the general operation of an Xbox 360, it's hard for me to imagine living without it now that it's in my home. As an accessory designed for the purpo...

Behold, 'tis the "exclusive, between-seasons" episode of HAWP that was shown at today's PAX panel. Not so exclusive NOW, is it? Ha. Hahaha. Muahahah-alright, that's enough.This paragraph is usually the part that wou...

Rare may have created these for NeoGAF, but they wanted to let the Destructoid community also know of these rather natty Viva Piñata wallpapers which show the candy-stuffed abominations playing dress-up with a variety ...



Not a studio to fan the flames of gossip or anything, the guys at Rare have taken it upon themselves to create a selection of "Viva Piñata vs. Killer Instinct" Vision Cards for use with Viva Piñata: Tr...

I pretty much hate MTV Multiplayer because they sometimes have really good ideas that I want to steal, and if they were a smaller blog I could probably do it and bully them into submission -- like all good writers. However, t...

To promote the worldwide release of Viva Piñata 2: Trouble in Paradise, Rare is doing a few things for the community this week which should interest all those obsessed with brightly colored, candy-filled sentient horse...

The lead designer of Viva Piñata Trouble in Paradise, Justin Cook, recently disclosed that Rare is not immediately interested in another sequel to the family franchise. Cook said “As far as the team is concerned ...

When I started hearing details on Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise, I grew very afraid. Last time there was a Viva Pinata game in my house, I didn't get to play the 360 for weeks as my woman dominated the system and re-formed...

 Remember the Believa Piñata video we posted a few weeks ago? Well, Rare is back again with a follow up piece that further spoofs 2007's Halo 3 advertising campaign. Just watch and come back.  Back? Good...

Thirty of Viva Piñata 2's achievements have recently been made public, and while I normally have no interest in posting achievement/trophy lists, this one is actually interesting. It reveals that the multicolored Rare ...

Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise is a matter of weeks away, and to pave the way for the colorful Xbox 360 sequel, Rare has revealed the first of its Viva Piñata Vision Cards. If you don't quite remember what the...

 The above is a rather amusing spoof of Halo 3's "Believe" ad campaign, using Viva Piñata figurines in place of humanity's last stand. As someone with a fondness for Rare's candy-stuffed animal shenanigans, this certainly raised a smirk from me. Rare really should adopt this as the Trouble In Paradise commercial. It worked for Halo 3.   [Thanks, Power Glove]

If you're an overgrown man-child like me, you'll no doubt be looking forward to the rather gorgeous Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise. Microsoft has kindly dated the Rare sequel for us, and fans of candy-stuffed incestu...

NeoGAF has four large screens from Viva Piñata: Trouble in Paradise for you to check out, and if you couldn't tell from the above shot, there's a new animal for your viewing pleasure. Crabs are awesome, and I'm glad to...






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