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Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise (Nintendo DS)

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Description

Grab your shovel and tend a virtual garden with Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise! Dig, plant, water and landscape in an effort to attract many different species of Piñata in the hope of becoming a master gardener.

Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise is essentially a handheld version of Viva Piñata with some tweaks and improvements. The game features a more streamlined tutorial mode, as well as more tie-ins to the TV show. Video clips from the show are given as rewards for completing certain parts of the game. There are also 'Episodes' - mini missions where the player must complete a certain task to succeed.

Of course, there is also the standard mode of play - casually attract Piñata as you see fit, by using different plants and other Piñata as incentives. Earn awards for growing plants well, attracting Piñata, and encouraging them to romance with others. You can even trade Piñata with friends by using the Wireless connection.

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Alternate Titles

  • "Viva Piñata DS" -- German title

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The Press Says

Game Shark Sep 24, 2008 A- 91
Play.tm Sep 11, 2008 90 out of 100 90
IGN UK Sep 03, 2008 8.9 out of 10 89
Gamernode Sep 15, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Gaming Age Sep 23, 2008 B+ 83
UltraNinjas Sep 08, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Jeuxvideo.com Oct 15, 2008 16 out of 20 80
Eurogamer.net (UK) Sep 02, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Meristation Sep 09, 2008 8 out of 10 80
JeuxActu Nov 07, 2008 15 out of 20 75

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Ben K (23018) added Viva Piñata: Pocket Paradise (Nintendo DS) on Nov 22, 2008