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: If the DS can do one thing better than any console, it’s strategy games. Real-time or turn-based, strategy games work on the DS thanks to that handy touch screen that makes controlling troops, selecting units, or placing buildings a snap. One of the latest strategy games that I’ve had the pleasure of enjoying on my DS is Zoo Tycoon 2 . Sitting at my desk and placing exhibits, riding on the bus and hiring staff, it’s all in a day’s work in Zoo Tycoon 2 .
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.