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Zoop

MobyRank MobyScore
Jaguar
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3.8
Game Gear
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1.6
Macintosh
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Description

Zoop is a fast-paced puzzle game in which the player eliminates colored shapes that are approaching his alter ego, another colored shape, before they reach the top, somewhat similarly to Tetris.

In order to eliminate the other shapes, you must point your piece at it and 'fire'. If the shape is the same color as your piece, the shape is eliminated, as well as all of the shapes of the same color behind it, until your piece hits a piece of a different color. If the shape is of a different color, or it is hit when collecting a line of similar shapes, your piece exchanges colors with the shape.

Screenshots

Zoop Game Gear Turned into a... yellow star!
Zoop Genesis Pausing the game blocks out the playfield
Zoop Game Gear Selecting a stage
Zoop Genesis Enter your initials into the high scores list

Alternate Titles

  • "ズープ" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

Good Concept That Could've Been So Much More SNES Steve Thompson (110)
Original puzzler, amazing music, and boards as ugly as sin! SNES matt moore (26)

The Press Says

Game Informer Magazine SNES Nov, 2008 8 out of 10 80
GamePro (US) Genesis Dec, 1995 4 out of 5 80
Joystick (French) DOS Dec, 1995 75 out of 100 75
Game Players SNES Nov, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Power Unlimited Genesis Jan 01, 1996 7.4 out of 10 74
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 20, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) Jaguar Apr, 1996 3.5 out of 5 70
Electronic Gaming Monthly (EGM) Game Gear Nov, 1995 5.9 out of 10 59
IGN PlayStation Nov 26, 1996 5 out of 10 50
neXGam Jaguar 2005 2.6 out of 10 26

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Trivia

Awards

  • Power Play
    • Issue 02/1996 – Biggest Hype in 1995

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