Excerpt: Do you dream about being a Tycoon? Do you enjoy playing with animals? Do you dream about helping endangered species? Well if you said yes to these questions do we have the game for you. It’s called Zoo Tycoon II and if you enjoy the thought of helping endangered species then the expansion pack Endangered Species is for you. Zoo Tycoon II is the second-installment of Zoo tycoon developed by Blue Fang Games and produced by Microsoft Game Studios.
Excerpt: Everyone loves animals. At least, everyone should. If you don’t, you’re probably deranged and I suggest that you talk to a psychiatrist before you end up killing us all. As for the rest of us well-balanced folks, animals are cool and visiting the zoo is always an entertaining experience. Seeing lions, tigers, and bears up close, in person is a fun time for the whole family.
Excerpt: It's easy to see where the "Tycoon" part of Zoo Tycoon 2 comes in-- babies. More and more babies...to sell on the black market, I like to pretend. Sure the nature show bit is skipped, but magically, pint-sized critters sprout up in exhibits, cute little hearts over their heads. Once the hearts disappear, you're free to release them into the wild or follow your tycoon instincts and use them to make huge dollars! But I'm getting ahead of myself.
Excerpt: Do you dream about being a Tycoon? Do you enjoy playing with animals? Do you dream about helping endangered species? Well if you said yes to these questions do we have the game for you. It’s called Zoo Tycoon II and if you enjoy the thought of helping endangered species then the expansion pack Endangered Species is for you.
Summary: Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania adds new scenarios and challenges allowing players of all ages and skill levels to test their aquatic expertise, such as rescuing marine animals, restoring their health and releasing them back into the wild.
Excerpt: We love Microsoft's Zoo Tycoon series, and this latest edition features improvements that enhance gameplay, not to mention offer an exciting visual experience for players. Notes: April 4/05 Virtual zookeepers can now add a host of vibrant and entertaining new objects to their habitats with the Spring Scenery Pack for Zoo Tycoon 2.
Summary: Parents need to know that this simulation teaches about zoo animals, habitats, and how to run a business. If you own the original Zoo Tycoon , this sequel is different enough that your child will enjoy exploring this one as well.