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Zoo Keeper (Nintendo DS)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.
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The zoo animals have revolted against the zoo keeper. It is your job to restore order and "capture" all of the animals.

In this fast-paced match-up game, players select animals of the same type using either the touch-screen or a standard controller. Line like animals up in rows by swapping them from spot to spot in the time allowed.

There are five varied game play modes: Normal, Tokoton, Quest, Time Attack and 2P. Normal mode has you clearing a set amount of animals each level before progressing to the next. Tokoton is similar to Normal, but has all the animal amounts set to 100 before you'll level up. Quest has you playing ten set stages with specific goals (such as only capturing animals of a certain type) that you must attempt to achieve. Time Attack has you aiming to get the highest score possible in the time limit. 2P has two players battling it out against each other.


Zoo Keeper Nintendo DS Title screen.
Zoo Keeper Nintendo DS Game over. Continue?
Zoo Keeper Nintendo DS High score table.
Zoo Keeper Nintendo DS The animals need your care...  No more move!

Alternate Titles

  • "Zoo Puzzle" -- European PS2 title
  • "Zooo" -- GBA/PS2 title
  • "Zoo Keeper DX: Touch Edition" -- Smartphone title
  • "Zookeeper DX TouchEdition" -- Android title

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User Reviews

Simple but addictive puzzler BeaconBlue (17) 2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars2.6 Stars

The Press Says

JeuxActu Mar 11, 2005 18 out of 20 90
The Video Game Critic Nov 19, 2005 B+ 83 Apr 04, 2005 8 out of 10 80
Go Fanboy Apr 13, 2005 8 out of 10 80
G4 TV: X-Play Apr 12, 2005 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Game Freaks 365 2005 8 out of 10 80
Game Chronicles Jan 28, 2005 7.2 out of 10 72 Oct 24, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Jan 26, 2005 3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars3.5 Stars 70
Press Start Online Jul 20, 2005 14 out of 20 70


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Arcade game

This game has nothing to do with the arcade game of the same name.

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Jeanne (75623) added Zoo Keeper (Nintendo DS) on Feb 03, 2005
Other platforms contributed by Kabushi (119515)