Carnivalé

Cenzo's Adventure

"A mix of adventure and racing "

- NES World 2009

Your friends have been trapped in the mystical Carnivalé amusement park. It’s up to you to save them! You must race for their freedom across five wild levels. Beat a level and your friend goes free. Lose a race and your friend is captured again! Join Ginger, Eddy, Milly, Cenzo, Cat, and the rest in the eerie world of Carnivalé. Children playing by the sea shore are lured into a time travel portal where they are taken to an amusement park. There they are having loads of fun until they discover that if they don’t escape immediately, they will be forever trapped there as inanimate objects. This sets them in a frenzy to escape, which takes them through a ghost train and a terrifying freak show.

Accomplishments

  • 3D environment modeling

  • Texture artist

  • Geometry and texture mapping

  • Advanced skin peeling techniques

  • Low-poly optimization

  • Softimage vertex manipulation and coloring

  • Character development

  • Designed and built main screen

Features

  • 8 myterious areas

  • Adventure mode

  • Race mode

  • 5 boss characters

  • 5 different rides

  • 4 unique Carnivalé midway games

  • Wild assortment of racing weapons and power ups

  • Unlock secret races and tracks


Stats

Year 2000

Genre Action Adventure

Platform Nintendo 64

Developer Terraglyph Studios

Publisher Vatical Entertainment

Role Senior Artist

Video Reviews

Print Reviews

Kotaku- 2022

The game was based on the 2000 animated film Carnivalé, whic was directed by former Tim Burton art director Deane Taylor. The film featured voice acting by Helena Bonham Carter and Hugh Laurie in its English dub.


Nintendo Life - 2022

It's always nice when a long lost game is unearthed and today is one of those days. Reintroducing the cancelled Nintendo 64 title, Carnivalé: Cenzo's Adventure


Screen Rant - 2022

Retro video game preservationists have discovered and released a long-lost N64 game, inspired by the Tim Burton movie, Carnivalé: Cenzo's Adventure.


The Gamer - 2022

The game was basically a movie tie-in for the animated film by director Tim Burton.


NES World - 2009

A game based on an animated film by the same name, launched on 9 February 2000, produced by TerraGlyph Productions in Dublin Ireland. The Carnivalé game would be a mix of adventure and racing, with the player playing as Cenzo from the movie.


IGN- 2000

You must escape the grasp of a wicked group of carnival masters! The masters of Carnivalé have captured an unfortunate group of kids and are holding them in separate areas of the park.

3D Models

Screengrabs