Parents' Guide to

Zoo Resort

By Erin Bell, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 7+

Fun sim focuses on collecting animals and snapping photos.

Game Nintendo 3DS 2011
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age 6+

Based on 1 parent review

age 6+

Great for 6+ (even adults)

This is a great game for kids. We bought this for my daughters seventh birthday and she had no trouble whatsoever figuring out how to play. That is, when she can pry it out of my hands because I think it's fun myself (41). I have it just about 100% completed in under a week though I've played it a lot and I beat the actual game objective about two days ago. Definitely recommended for young kids and anyone who doesn't require constant action. It's a simulation about animals, it's education, fun and not fast paced.

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Is It Any Good?

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Zoo Resort is a good game for younger kids who love animals, letting them focus on interacting with and learning about different species without having to do chores like clean out pens or micro-manage the zoo's finances. There's an impressive variety of animals to unlock -- including exotic species like the Ghariel, Shoebil, and Scimitar Oryx -- and each one has a detailed fact sheet that kids can read for extra educational value. Players can also save captured photos to an album and share via SD card.

Game Details

  • Platform: Nintendo 3DS
  • Available online?: Not available online
  • Publisher: UbiSoft
  • Release date: October 25, 2011
  • Genre: Simulation
  • ESRB rating: E
  • Last updated: August 29, 2016

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