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Thursday 18 November 2004/... Ignition has secured the rights to publish Zoo Keeper across Europe and North America, a puzzler from developer SUCCESS Corporation that will be one of the first Japanese launch titles for Nintendo's highly anticipated new handheld video game system - the Nintendo DSTM.

Using the Touch Screen, players tap the Nintendo DS stylus to swap the positions of animals on screen to create lines of three or more of the same type. These animals are then "captured", allowing other animals to fall into their place. This easy to pick-up and intuitive system is complimented by a unique look designed by the popular the Japanese developer.

Zoo Keeper includes a variety of play modes to ensure gamers have depth of gameplay. Players can also take advantage of the DS Wireless Communication to play simultaneous two-player modes that only requires one Nintendo DS Zoo Keeper Game Card

"Zoo Keeper is perfectly suited to the Nintendo DS, with its use of both the Touch Screen and the wireless communication capability," says Peter Rollinson, Product Manager, Ignition Entertainment. "Its simple yet addictive gameplay will appeal to young and old alike, much like the Nintendo DS itself surely does."

"Ignition is a small but focused team of passionate gamers who have shown an ability to cherry pick quality games," adds Mr. Yoshinari, President of SUCCESS. "And we are delighted to be given the chance to work with such a team."

Gameplay features:

Wireless Communication capability for two-player (Single-Card Play)

Five different game modes

An input system that is ideally suited to the Touch Screen

An instantly understandable and intuitive game system

Incredible visuals

Highly relevant plot involving an actual Zoo Keeper

Zookeeper will be available for the launch of the Nintendo DS


For more information, please contact:

Leo Tan or Simon Byron, Barrington Harvey

01462 456780


Ignition Entertainment Limited is a privately owned software developer and publisher. Ignition was created by a core team of gaming industry veterans with the purpose of building upon their successful track record within the international games industry, and to bring a fresh new approach to both the development and distribution of original gaming product. You can find more information about IGNITION ENTERTAINMENT LIMITED at

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