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Viva Pinata 3 should be Rare's next game

Last week, I got to thinking about Viva Piñata after seeing its name pop up on a list of games that use Xbox One's new FastStart feature to let you download and start playing up to twice as fast as before. "I never want to not be pla...

 
 
 
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Jimquisition: The best looking game this generation

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 thinking of wheneve...

 
 
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Five games we could really Kinect with

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 purpose of playing g...

 
 
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Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin: Viva Pinata

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 would be full of s...

 
 
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Viva Pinata does Dr. Who

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 of pop culture ...

 
 
 
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Rare's 'to-do' list for Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise

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, they're too big ...

 
 
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Viva Pinata 2 treasure hunt shenanigans and Web site launch

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 horses. Firstly, the...

 
 
 
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Viva Pinata gets simultaneous release on DS and 360

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 the couch into...

 
 
 
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Four player co-op revealed in Viva Pinata 2 achievements

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 sequel will hav...

 
 
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First Viva Pinata Vision Card goes online

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 these little trink...

 
 
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Believa Pinata: Epic video parodies Halo 3 advert

 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 certai...

 
 
 
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New Viva Pinata: Trouble in Paradise screens give you crabs

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 see that Rare ...

 
 
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Pew! Pew! Preview!: Viva Pinata: Pocket Paradise

Last week, Rare Studios very kindly invited me to their secret headquarters in the rain-soaked Midlands to try my hand at the Nintendo DS version of the critically acclaimed Viva Piñata. Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise takes the ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Chewy, chocolate-coated gummy proposal: Viva Pinata love

So we know that wedding proposals take place in MMOs all the time, sweet touching moments of deep connection that occur when real people start to forget that Azeroth is not a real place, as their concept of reality becomes ever more distant...

 
 
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PAX 2007: Viva Piņata: Party Animals hands-on

I don't know if it's the combination of sleep deprivation and replacing my daily meals with cigarettes and posing like a metrosexual Spaniard, but I've finally snapped. After spending some time with the psuedo-followup to Viva Piña...

 
 




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