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Zoo Tycoon


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Average Rating:


Blue Fang Games, Microsoft

October 17, 2001, September 30, 2001, November 2, 2001, August 27, 2001

PC (Microsoft Windows), Mac



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Content Gaps: Some areas of Zoo Tycoon feel underdeveloped or lacking in content.

Bugs and Glitches: Some players have reported bugs that can disrupt the Zoo Tycoon experience.

Requires Patience: The game’s pacing might be slow for those who prefer fast-paced Simulator games.

Why To Avoid

Community Driven: The game has a strong community, which enhances the multiplayer experience.

Beautiful World: Explore the stunning world of Zoo Tycoon, a visual treat for fans of Simulator.

Innovative Mechanics: Zoo Tycoon introduces new and innovative mechanics in the Simulator genre.

Why To Play

Zoo Tycoon is a business simulation developed by Blue Fang Games and released by Microsoft Game Studios. It is a tycoon game in which the player must run a zoo and try to make a profit. Although first released for Microsoft Windows and Macintosh in 2001, it was ported to the Nintendo DS in 2005. It was followed by two expansion packs, Zoo Tycoon: Dinosaur Digs and Zoo Tycoon: Marine Mania, which were released in 2002, as well as a sequel, Zoo Tycoon 2, released in 2004.



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