New "Zoo Tycoon" Web Site Roars to Life
Microsoft Game Studios announced today that the popular and best-selling âZoo Tycoonâ franchise is roaring to life with a new Web site. Fans of the franchise can visit http://www.ZooTycoon.com for the latest zoo news, downloadable wallpapers, coloring book pages, ring tones and much more. Gamers can fully immerse themselves in the new âZoo Tycoonâ world, which features an innovative design that is fun, user-friendly and allows fans to easily access information about current games, including âZoo Tycoon 2â and âZoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species,â and upcoming releases, such as âZoo Tycoon 2: African Adventure,â âZoo Tycoon 2: Marine Maniaâ and âZoo Tycoon 2: Dino Danger Pack.â
The Web site also introduces new community features with frequent postings. âAsk the Zookeeperâ answers gamersâ questions about odd zoo topics and animals, such as âWhy are flamingos pink?â In addition, roving rodent reporters, Zoey and Zeek the zoo mice, conduct animal interviews in the new column, âAnimal Escapades.â Helpful game tips and behind the scenes developer diaries will also be available.
âZoo Tycoon 2,â the sequel to the award-winning âZoo Tycoon,â continues to provide the ultimate zoo experience, challenging gamers to design and build the most vibrant zoo possible while working to ensure animal happiness, customer satisfaction and profitability. With âZoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Speciesâ and the upcoming releases of âZoo Tycoon 2: African Adventureâ and âZoo Tycoon 2: Marine Maniaâ E10+ rated expansion packs, and downloadable âZoo Tycoon 2: Dino Danger Pack,â players can step directly into their zoo where theyâll be face-to-face with guests and exotic animals.
Since its launch in November 2004, âZoo Tycoon 2â has continued the award-winning legacy of its predecessors and has been recognized by the Academy of Interactive Arts & Sciences, Childrenâs Software & New Media Revue, and Scholastic Parent & Child.