Players can chose to play as one of eight characters, including Fergy Fudgehog, Hudson Horstachio, Paulie Pretztail, and Franklin Fizzlybear. A Sparrowmint, one of the 98 species that can be found in the Viva Piñata franchise. She is friends with Florence Fizzlybear. The Candiosity of a piñata must be at maximum level before the Cannoñata will allow a piñata to be sent to a party. The least annoying of the Viva Pinata characters. The races themselves do not earn players candy, but instead determine a bonus which influences the winnings from the challenge events which follow. There are over 40 minigames, as well as kart-style races which are conducted on foot. During the main gameplay mode of the game, there are 3, 5, or 7 race events, and after each race one or more of the 40 mini-games are randomly selected and played to determine how much candy each player will win. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED. Players can chose to play as one of eight characters, including Fergy Fudgehog, Hudson Horstachio, Paulie Pretztail, and Franklin Fizzlybear. Viva Pinata Party Animals for Xbox 360 I worked on this game as a Senior Environment Artist, and was also involved in some of the race-course level design. Matthew Cenance/Welcome to Wiki Community Blog! [7], "Viva Piñata: Party Animals AU Interview", "Viva Pinata: Party Animals (xbox360: 2007): Reviews", "Viva Pinata: Party Animals for Xbox 360 Review", "GameSpy: Viva Pinata: Party Animals Review", "Viva Piñata: Party Animals Review (Xbox 360)", https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Viva_Piñata:_Party_Animals&oldid=881319570, Articles using Infobox video game using locally defined parameters, Articles using Wikidata infoboxes with locally defined images, Articles using Video game reviews template in single platform mode, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 1 February 2019, at 20:06. Viva Piñata: Party Animals Around 98 unique piñata species live on Piñata Island, and while they come in a variety of shapes and sizes, they have a lot in common. Matthew Cenance/New Polls; Matthew Cenance/Celebrating the ten years of the Wiki Community; Matthew Cenance/One week until the tenth anniversary of the wiki The game was announced in July, 2007, and was released on October 30, 2007 in North America, November 15, 2007 in Australia, November 16, 2007 in Europe, and December 6, 2007 in Japan. Similar to other casual Xbox 360 titles such as Fuzion Frenzy 2, Viva Piñata: Party Animals is framed as a game show, where contestants compete against each other while announcers provide colorful commentary. Microsoft Game Studios October 30, 2007 The better placing players in each minigame will gain more candy, and the trophy earned for the last race taken in the event will also award candy to each player even if they place poorly during the minigame. In the TV series, Hudson has a big ego and is a well known celebrity on Pinata Island. by razr95, Top Rated Lists for Viva Piñata: Party Animals. consists of 4 releases. As a result, candy awards are always a combination of these two separate placements, with players required to do well in both event types to guarantee overall victory. Similar to other casual Xbox 360 titles such as Fuzion Frenzy 2, Viva Piñata: Party Animals is framed as a game show, specifically the Party Animals Championship, where contestants compete against each other while hosts provide colorful commentary during the event. [2], Viva Piñata: Party Animals was not particularly well received by the gaming press, despite the appreciation of its vibrant visuals. A game of Party Animals consists of three or more race events, each followed by one or more randomly selected challenge mini-games (depending on selected game length). During the main gameplay mode of the game, there are 3, 5, or 7 race events, and after each race one or more of the 40 mini-games are randomly selected and played to determine how much candy each player will win. This edit will also create new pages on Giant Bomb for: Until you earn 1000 points all your submissions need to be vetted by other