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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 Genesis Pausing the game blocks out the playfield
Zoop DOS The shareware game ends with this nag screen
Zoop Game Gear High scores
Zoop Game Gear Let's begin!

Promo Images

Zoop Magazine Advertisement
Zoop Magazine Advertisement
Zoop Other Back
Zoop Other Front

Alternate Titles

  • "ズープ" -- Japanese spelling

User Reviews

Good Concept That Could've Been So Much More SNES Steve Thompson (126)
Puzzle games are oh not that easy to design DOS Risingson (17)
Original puzzler, amazing music, and boards as ugly as sin! SNES matt moore (26)

Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) PlayStation Mar, 1996 5 out of 5 100
Computer and Video Games (CVG) SNES Nov, 1995 93 out of 100 93
Sega Power Genesis Jan, 1996 81 out of 100 81
Joystick (French) DOS Dec, 1995 75 out of 100 75
Game Players SNES Nov, 1995 74 out of 100 74
Sega-16.com Genesis Feb 20, 2005 7 out of 10 70
GamePro (US) SNES Dec, 1995 3.5 out of 5 70
Joypad Genesis Dec, 1995 70 out of 100 70
Mean Machines Genesis Dec, 1995 63 out of 100 63
Defunct Games Genesis Jun 11, 2012 C- 42

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Awards

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

Contributed to by Kardboard2na (25), Corn Popper (68933), Freeman (66049), Scaryfun (17975) and Jeanne (76206)
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