THQ today announced Zoo Tycoon 2 DS which will ship in early 2008.
Developed by Altron,
Zoo Tycoon 2 DS includes improved gameplay and new features that will
captivate fans of the life simulation genre, as well as animal lovers
who have long dreamed of running their own zoo. THQ's original Zoo
Tycoon DS game has become one of the top selling DS titles, having
sold-in more than half a million units in the U.S., according to The
NPD Group, since its initial launch.
In Zoo Tycoon 2 DS, players will create the zoo of their dreams
while collecting and caring for their favorite animals from every
continent. The game features three game modes including Zoo Designer
Mode, Zoo Director Mode and all new Zookeeper Mode which gives players
the ability to view and care for three-dimensional versions of
animals. Zoo Tycoon 2 DS also features new animals and environments,
as well as complete use of the touch screen and DS Stylus for all
zoo activities, ranging from zoo construction to purchasing animals.
Players can also exchange zoo data with friends via multicard play and
compete to see who can build the best zoo.