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Roller Coaster Tycoon 3 roars into stores

Atari have announced that RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, the next addition to the best-selling RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise is available at retail stores nationwide today. The game will be available in territories outside the U.S. on November 5th.

“The success of the RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise has been phenomenal because the games have always been embraced by people of all ages and skill levels,” said Nancy MacIntyre, vice president of marketing for Atari, Inc. “The ability to ride the rides and the addition of many other new features in RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 will excite fans of the series and new customers alike.”

RollerCoaster Tycoon 3, developed by Frontier Developments is a complete update for the franchise with full 3D graphics and the ability to see the park from the eyes of a guest and ride all the rides with the new CoasterCam feature. There are over 170 rides including new-to-the-franchise roller coaster types, realistic day and night cycles with superb lighting effects, extensive still-picture and movie-making capability to allow players to share the fruits of their creativity, a Sandbox Mode and many other new features which build upon the fun and addictive nature of the original games.

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