Zoo Tycoon (Windows)

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Zoo Tycoon is, as the title implies, a simulation game that allows the player to build and manage a zoo. The new manager starts from nothing, being given just a grass field and an entrance sign for the future zoo. He will then have to purchase animals, place them in exhibits, care for their health, and not forget about the other kind of animals - the visitors. To keep them happy, the manager should make the zoo comfortable, open restaurants, gift stands, and pet houses for children.

The game features over forty animal species. It also provides background information about the animals - their classes, origins, habits, etc.


Zoo Tycoon Windows Cute scenery
Zoo Tycoon Windows Changing terrain, to make your bears feel more comfortably
Zoo Tycoon Windows Staff information
Zoo Tycoon Windows Financial information

Alternate Titles

  • "动物园大亨" -- Chinese spelling (simplified)

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Critic Reviews

Play.tm Nov 22, 2001 81 out of 100 81
Game Over Online Sep 30, 2002 78 out of 100 78
4Players.de Nov 29, 2001 75 out of 100 75
Jeuxvideo.com Nov 19, 2001 15 out of 20 75
Gamezilla Nov 08, 2001 72 out of 100 72
Gameplay (Benelux) Dec, 2001 72 out of 100 72
Game Arena Feb 21, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GameSpy Nov 08, 2001 67 out of 100 67
Super Play (Sweden) Nov, 2001 5 out of 10 50
Eurogamer.net (UK) Nov 29, 2001 5 out of 10 50


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Cor 13 (174226) added Zoo Tycoon (Windows) on Dec 15, 2001
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