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Score Breakdown Based on 472 ratings
  1. 10 (61)
  2. 9 (37)
  3. 8 (64)
  4. 7 (86)
  5. 6 (59)
  6. 5 (74)
  7. 4 (36)
  8. 3 (27)
  9. 2 (14)
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  • Review Score:7.2

    Zoo Tycoon has incredible gameplay, however lacking solid graphics.

    When I first bought Zoo Tycoon DS I was not expecting that much, looking at the gamespot ratings. However, I realized that this game is a decent mimic of the PC version. I played it for a day or two, and uncovered severa... Read Full Review

    2 of 2 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4.9

    Just not the "Zoo Tycoon" feel.

    I know it. Everyone who plays it knows it. This game is bad. And I don't understand why, it had all the elements. They just imported it directly, pretty much! But, it just doesn't have that "Zoo Tycoon"-y feel ... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:8.3

    One of the better games yoou can buy for DS

    I have to admit I am a little biased, I like all of the tycoon games for the computer, so when I saw it for the DS, I kind of already liked it. The DS turned out to be a wonderful platform for the game, the touch screen... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:2.9

    Zoo Tycoon Rubbish

    As soon as I saw this game in the shop I picked it up and saw the polar bear and thought "Aww. What a cute Polar Bear!". But just a few hours later I was thinking. "Ahhh. What a horrible Polar Bear!"... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:4.7

    Its a bit fun at first but it gets boring really quickly. Not all that great all around.

    This game isn't really worth checking out at all. It's a little fun at first if your a fan of the series but gets boring really quickly. All it really is a cheaply made version of the first zoo tycoon. Build a cage, Dro... Read Full Review

    0 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7

    A pretty good DS game

    Zoo Tycoon DS is a fun game and can keep you busy.I got it for X-mas of 06 and i still enjoy playing it today (April 27 2008).It won't take long to learn how to play (see manual)or (touritals 1-3) The controls are good a... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:7.2

    A top tourist attraction in the palm of your hand, genious.

    I remember playing zoo tycoon on the pc and i didnt think much of it, the graphics were bad and it was far too boring for me. whats the difference with the ds version? not much, the graphics are still pretty bad and it m... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5.5

    It's ok but not as good as the PC version. Fun for animal lovers!

    I'm a big fan of the PC version of Zoo Tycoon and I was disappointed with this one. Where to start? The first thing I noticed is that exhibit layout is tiring at best. On the PC, even without a touch screen, it was muc... Read Full Review

    1 of 1 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:5

    This shows that Microsoft and Nintendo don't mix very well together!

    Don't be fooled, you may think this game looks 100% terrible, but it's not, the problem is that it is too basic, not user friendly, extremely poor and cheep graphics and the controlls duff up... a lot! Despite all thi... Read Full Review

    0 of 0 users found the following review helpful
  • Review Score:6.3

    Zoo Tycoon Review: Pretty Good Game With Some Faults

    Zoo Tycoon DS is okay. I would reccomend renting it first. I got it for Christmas and found that it took a while to get used to the controls and I still find them a little difficult. The game itself is okay, it gives ... Read Full Review

    1 of 2 users found the following review helpful
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