New Website

Zoo News- June 16, 2014

We have created a new, simplified and improved website, so this one is rendered obsolete. It will still be available for reference purposes, but won't be updated anymore! Also, all downloads are updated on the new site, so go check it out!

New Main Site

Warm welcome to our new members!

Zoo News- October 3, 2013

Please give a warm welcome to our four recent additions to the Aurora Designs team: Longisquama, Emilie, Okeanos Saviour & most recently, Eryel! Please look out on the "Meet the Members" section for member bios that will be posted in due course

Main site update in progress!

Zoo News - May 25, 2013
The main site is being updated to be less confusing and more convenient. Our previous file hosting service has removed many of our files, so we are switching to, thanks to the admin RedTiger for the support and generousity! Thus, the files are temporarily inavailable; we are sorry for the inconveniences.

Radical Remake returns, better than ever!

Zoo News - April 27, 2012
With support from our new member Leopard Claw joining as a skinner, we've been working underground for a while to prepare new creations for the last part of the original Zoo Tycoon 2 remake; featuring some of the most elusive animals of the whole game we tried to push the boundaries of realism further, aiming for a look which is not just realistic, but real. We hope to be able to sustain our planned revealing schedule, so you can expect regular updates for the upcoming months. Have a look at the first animal now!

Asian Elephant Released!

Zoo News - March 29, 2012
Yet another bonus download in a week, the Asian elephant is the first of the official bonus download remakes to be released.

Marine Mania Bonus Download Released!

Zoo News - March 25, 2012
A new bonus download for Radical Remake has been released, suitable for marine parks and surely a creature with its own kind of beauty!

Radical Remake - Marine Mania - Part A Released!

Zoo News - March 3, 2012
Finally, the time has come for the Marine Mania remakes to be released. And one could say the waiting was worth it, because there are some "extras" included in this part... But see for yourself, and enjoy this new Zoo Tycoon 2 experience!

Aurora Designs announces RR: Marine Mania!

Zoo News - July 9, 2011
Aurora Designs has announced today the beginning of the next installment of Radical Remake! Marine Mania will feature a further 10 remade animals as well as incredible breakthroughs- the products of hours of research and careful design of which you can learn more about in the weeks to come!

Radical Remake Part II Released!

Zoo News - April 25, 2011
In continuation of the Easter celebration, Aurora Designs today announced the release of the second part of Zoo Tycoon 2: Radical Remake. This part contains some of the highly anticipated remakes of the game.

Zoo Tycoon 2: Radical Remake Goes Gold!

Zoo News - July 1, 2010
Aurora Designs today announced the release of the first part of Zoo Tycoon 2: Radical Remake. The five-year Zoo Tycoon 2 anniversary remake can now be played by users around the world. This remake is the newest addition to the award-winning Zoo Tycoon 2 franchise, and it lets players experience the game in a whole new way.

Showcasing for Radical Remake

Zoo News
Our first journal entry is up! Click on the image to the left to visit the selection page. Continue to look for new journal entries as we go through the showcasing for Zoo Tycoon 2: Radical Remake! 

Aurora Designs Goes Back-to-the-Basics this Fall!

Zoo News - August 19, 2009
With the five year anniversary of Zoo Tycoon 2 quickly coming up, the game and all of its wonderful expansions are being remade! From all the original animals you loved from Zoo Tycoon 2, to the rare and exotic animals you learned to adore from Zoo Tycoon 2: Endangered Species. Don't forget the safari animals you were thrilled with from Zoo Tycoon 2: African Adventure, and the mystic ocean animals that you let make a splash on your game from Zoo Tycoon 2: Marine Mania. Even the brought-back animals that have been terrorizing your zoos from Zoo Tycoon 2: Extinct Animals are being redone!

Aurora Designs Set to "Go"

Zoo News - August 19, 2009
Aurora Designs is an independent, non-profit design team for the Zoo Tycoon 2 series. The team, comprising of the most elite designers in the community, is dedicated to "creating compelling creations for Zoo Tycoon 2, carry on the Zoo Tycoon franchise by keeping the interest of all players, and finding the natural beauty in everything we create," says Aurora Designs spokesmen, Jonathan Miller.