VIDEO | Xbox One Wednesday, November 27, 2013 | 8:30 PM

Our videos of Zoo Tycoon

Our videos of Zoo Tycoon

Another exclusive game available on Microsoft's console, Zoo Tycoon, is given the Gamersyde with 4 gameplay videos. The game is actually quite nice, even if we're not management games enthusiasts, it is not difficult to understand the gameplay mechanics thanks to the various tutorials which are very informative. The game has also some good ideas thanks to the integration of interactions with animals using Kinect.
Update: Added 1080p screenshots.

Tutorial
Interactions
Lion
Tiger

All comments

Commented on 2013-11-26 10:36:33
It looks good. :-) Lion movements are nice.
Commented on 2013-11-26 12:26:02
meh looks ok but its nothing id pay more then £10 for lol
Commented on 2013-11-26 12:34:07 In reply to Zat
Posted by Zat
It looks good. :-) Lion movements are nice.
was that sacasm? the lion looked like a robot having a seizure...lol.

they missed a trick too, they could have had kinect capture your face and make a reflection map on the glass.
Commented on 2013-11-26 13:40:35 In reply to KORNdog
They missed a lot of tricks with Kinect around launch, for instance NBA 2k14 looks amazing when it is right in front of me but for "My player" I can't scan my face. Dafuq?

I can't help but think that Gamersyde's billboard screenshot for Zoo Tycoon is in dedication and remembrance of Skittles.
Commented on 2013-11-26 13:56:36 In reply to KORNdog
Posted by KORNdog
they missed a trick too, they could have had kinect capture your face and make a reflection map on the glass.
You can reflect your own image with kinect if you "approach" your face from the TV :)
Commented on 2013-11-26 15:07:46 In reply to KORNdog
Watch its paws during walk. It looks good.
Commented on 2013-11-26 16:10:31 In reply to Zat
Posted by Zat
Watch its paws during walk. It looks good.
sadly there is more to a lion then just it's paws. lol
Commented on 2013-11-26 16:19:38
That's an odd holding pen for a lion. A glass screen a few feet tall and a wall a child could hop over. Never very safe that, is it? I know, I know. Because game and all that. The Tiger isn't doing the robotic fit thing, though.
Commented on 2013-11-26 19:26:51 In reply to Tiz
Slow down there. Let's focus on things that they promised Kinect would do that it never did rather than things that were never promised and it never did.
Commented on 2013-11-26 20:02:30 In reply to KORNdog
*sigh*
Commented on 2013-11-26 22:07:58
Giant Bomb playing this was the best. When you call a buggy, it comes out from nowhere and drifts by itself in front of you real badass like. You can say BEEP BEEP and the car will honk. You can waterboard bears. "GREAT FUCKING GAME"
Commented on 2013-11-26 22:09:06 In reply to digi_matrix
Posted by digi_matrix
You can say BEEP BEEP and the car will honk. You can waterboard bears. "GREAT FUCKING GAME"
Sold!
Commented on 2013-11-27 18:00:39
http://www.gamersyde.com/stream_zoo_tycoon_lion-31...

Christ, that lion can easily break out and kill someone.

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I saw screens of Zoo Tycoon's gameplay and i was not impressed. then saw it's been getting pretty good scores compared to other games so i checked this game out a little more, it's not as bad as i thought it would be.

It has pretty good looking detail for the animals, they move pretty realistic. this game is good for families but still not my kind of game.
Commented on 2013-11-27 22:24:32
Looks like something my kids will probably really enjoy.
Commented on 2013-11-27 23:26:20
Chimps look really good
Commented on 2013-11-28 03:15:49
That Tiger got that Jackson 5 stance. *RIP MJ*
Commented on 2013-11-28 13:40:28
I for one think this is fucking awesome! Where else can you wash a Rhino? :D

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