Everybody likes the zoo. And why not? Casual walks, exotic animals, and fried foods are good fun. Managing a zoo of your very own is even better. Zoo Tycoon challenges you to build a zoo one path tile, one iron-reinforced fence, and one animal at a time. Zoo Tycoon bears more than just a title similarity to Roller Coaster Tycoon : it appears to be based on the same basic game engine. Building pens and paths, decorating, locating buildings, managing your staff, even the way your patrons look and how you tweak pricing are all extremely similar to the fun and intuitive Roller Coaster Tycoon . The gameplay consists of a series of inventive scenarios--sometimes building a zoo from scratch, other times taking over a failing or failed zoo and bringing it back from the brink. Specifically, you've got to build pens and habitats with an eye toward the needs of each animal species. For example, putting bears in a savannah setting results in depressed, possibly sick, bears. You also have to tend to your
Zoo Tycoon is a Simulation/Business Sim video game for PC developed by Bluefang Games and published by Microsoft on October 10, 2001. It's rated Everyone by the ESRB and 39 of our users have voted it 4.0 out of 5 stars.
Our newest cheats for Zoo Tycoon were added November 2, 2010. We also have the game available on Nintendo DS, in addition to PC.
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