Posted by: kurtsh | August 23, 2006

NEWS: “Viva Pinata” the cartoon premiering August 26th

Starts 8:00 am Saturday morning.  This is a cartoon tied in with an upcoming Xbox 360 game launching for Holiday 2006. 4Kids Entertainment is our partner for this show and is the same company that commercialized Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Yu-Gi-Oh, and Pokemon.

http://4kids.tv/vivapinata/

If you haven’t seen Viva Pinata, I recommend you check it out. (http://www.vivapinata.com)  It’s kinda like Animal Crossing on the Nintendo Platform but not exactly.  The animation is fantastic with the new shader they’ve created that "renders paper in an accurate & appealing way". (According to Xbox 360 Uncloaked, page 236)

Here’s a video, and keep in mind that the animation is all in-engine and none of it is prerendered: (Unlike a certain KillZone 2 video we’ve all seen… ahem.)

http://wm.world.mii-streaming.net/media/4kids/prev…


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