Zookeeper World, Thumper: Pocket Edition+ coming to Apple Arcade

Apple says Zookeeper World and Thumper: Pocket Edition+ are coming soon to Apple Arcade, the company’s US$4.99/month or $49.99/year game streaming service that has over 200 games. It’s available for the iPhone, iPad, and Apple TV, and Mac. (Apple Arcade is also available as part of the Apple One bundle.)

About Zookeeper World

Here’s how Zookeeper World is described: Solve simple match-3 puzzles to create your own zoo. Make it the only one of its kind in the world!

Get through a variety of puzzles and collect Coins to fill your zoo with cute animals, plants and more! They’ll increase your zoo’s Charm and attract all sorts of visitors!

As you complete requests from these visitors as well as the Boss, your zoo rank will increase. Before long, you’ll be expanding and customizing your zoo with various designs and decorations! You just might come across a family of ducks or a calico cat, or even cruise around in a UFO! With endless ways to spice things up, there’s never a dull moment as a zookeeper!

You can upgrade the animals you’ve collected, too. Increase their Charm and turn them into cosplay animals!

Hula Dance Rabbit, Punk Monkey, Tanned Giraffe, Afro Panda, Santa Fennec, Tuxedo Penguin, Franken-Lion, Muay Thai Polar Bear, Sailor Crocodile, Pancake Elephant, Witch Flamingo… Can you collect them all?

To upgrade your animals though, you’ll need gems. You can get them by defeating MECHA BOSS, who will occasionally attack your zoo!

There are lots of puzzle stages with innovative gimmicks like “One Move All Challenge,” where you have to match all the animals in one move, and “MECHA BOSS Challenge,” where you go all out against MECHA BOSS!

You can get gems in several ways, such as by scoring EXCELLENT in “Star Collection Quest.” All you have to do is complete the puzzles and collect stars!

New animals, puzzle stages and events will be added and updated on a regular basis. Come join the fun!

Don’t forget to feed your animals when they get hungry!

About Thumper: Pocket Edition+

Here’s how Thumper: Pocket Edition+ is described: Thumper is rhythm violence: classic action, blistering speed, and brutal physicality. You are a space beetle. Brave the void and confront a maniacal giant head.

With this special pocket edition, you can play all nine epic levels with one hand.

Hurtle forward, master new moves, and survive terrifying boss battles. Propelled by a pounding original soundtrack, you’ll feel every crushing impact. To reach synesthetic bliss, you must conquer rhythm hell.

■ Features ■

Nine epic levels

Adrenalizing boss battles

Psychedelic visuals and original soundtrack

Smooth 60 FPS in portrait and landscape (and up to 120 FPS on supported devices)

PLAY + mode (increased challenge and speed)

Dennis Sellers
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Dennis Sellers is the editor/publisher of Apple World Today. He’s been an “Apple journalist” since 1995 (starting with the first big Apple news site, MacCentral). He loves to read, run, play sports, and watch movies.