Excerpt: Zoo Tycoon DS 2 lets the player take on the role of a zoo designer. THQ brings us this slice of hand held architecture. Players get to design their own zoo’s complete with animal exhibits. Zookeepers, workers, and guests are all a part of the program.
Summary: Despite the aforementioned design flaws, after putting in some time, I did enjoy
Zoo Tycoon 2 DS
. I found it hard to put down the DS, and discovered that I really did want to build the perfect zoo (ha ha).
Pros: Despite a slow and annoying start, this sort of thing can become somewhat addictive over time., Lots of animals to choose from.
Cons: Graphics aren’t so hot – was that a lion, or a moldering head of lettuce?, Game limits the number of animals you can have at a certain time., “Zoo Keeper mode” is no fun whatsoever.
Summary: Developed by Altron, Zoo Tycoon 2 DS includes improved gameplay and new features that will captivate fans of the life simulation genre, as well as animal lovers who have long dreamed of running their own zoo.
Summary: Parents need to know that this is a zoo simulation game in which kids will learn about all aspects of zoo administration: construction, administration, and animal care-taking. It also teaches kids about animals including which earth "biome" the animal belongs to (i.e.
Summary: If you like animals a whole lot and you don’t mind putting some serious time or effort into a portable title, this is a must have title. Otherwise, it’s worth consideration if you simply like strategy games or “Tycoon” games in general.
Pros: -Nice amount of things to build., -Wide variation of animals, even including dinosaurs and yetis!, -New multiplayer mode adds some replayability., -Zoo Tycoon “on the go” = Awesome.
Cons: -Terrible music., -Most sound effects suck., -Stylus mechanics could have been better.
Excerpt: There's a guy here on HonestGamers--we'll call him EmP--that recently issued a challenge to the site's contributors. He suggested that we all should review games starting with each letter of the alphabet, 'A' through 'Z' by the end of the year.