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.
Excerpt: Genre: Simulation Publisher: THQ Developer: Altron Release Date: February 4, 2008 Zoos are fun. So is the Nintendo DS. I thought I should start off with this fairly obvious formula to make it clear that Zoo Tycoon 2 for the DS should be a winner: Zoos + DS = More fun that you can shake a stylus at.
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.
Conclusion: Zoo Tycoon 2 für den NDS ist ein nettes Spiel. Tierfreunde haben sicherlich Spaß daran, angehende Manager werden sich langweilen. Die Herausforderung (von den Symbolen abgesehen) ist keine sehr große, entspanntes Spielen dagegen garantiert und ein jüngeres Familienmitglied ist damit sicherlich...