The Original Theme Park Sim Goes Virtual with Latest Installment of the Legendary RollerCoaster Tycoon® Franchise for PlayStation®4 and Enhanced for PlayStation®VR
NEW YORK, NY (December 13, 2018) – Atari®, one of the world’s most iconic consumer brands and interactive entertainment producers, today launched RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride™, a fully immersive, roller coaster builder and rider exclusively for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and enhanced for PlayStation®VR. Based on the acclaimed RollerCoaster Tycoon® series, RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride lets players for the first time experience the thrill of not only creating their ultimate roller coasters but riding them in virtual reality. RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride is also playable in non-VR mode on PlayStation®4 system.
Watch the official RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride gameplay trailer here:
RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride features easy-to-use building tools that give players the freedom to create stunning roller coasters in minutes and then experience riding them first-hand. In another fun twist on the typical coaster experience, riders can shoot down fast-moving targets as they soar through the sky to reach the top of the leaderboards. Players can also compete against friends and challenge them in local multiplayer and share their incredible coaster creations via PlayStation™Network. With a mission-based progression system, unlocks, slow-motion time and more fun-filled features, RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride delivers a pulse-pounding and exhilarating experience.
Additional Key Features Include:
Freeform Coaster Builder: For the first time, players can experience a roller coaster builder optimized for console and PSVR allowing them to build any roller coaster they can imagine in minutes.
Single Player and Multiplayer: Play through the progression system and sandbox modes or challenge friends to a build and ride in a couch multiplayer party to compete for the title of “RCT Build Master”.
Stunning Environments: Explore and ride through the wild and hot desert of the Canyon for a daytime thrill-ride or the captivating skyline and streets of the City as you embark on your adventure at dusk.
Ride and Shoot: Shoot down the highest number of targets as you ride to reach the top of the leaderboards.
Realistic Physics: Experience a thrilling coaster adventure with realistic physics built into the game to make you feel adrenaline-pumping excitement.
Pre-Built Coasters: Jump straight into the immersive experience with pre-built coasters.
Social Features: Share your incredible roller coaster creations via PlayStation™Network.
“While we have a vast catalog of fantastic and iconic games to choose from, we felt the fan-favorite RollerCoaster Tycoon series is ideal for Atari to make its entry into the exciting virtual reality space,” said Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer of Atari. “Being able to design your ultimate roller coaster and then actually jump in and ride your own creation as well as sharing them via PlayStation™Network is an electrifying experience that few will be able to resist.”
Developed by Nvizzio Creations, RollerCoaster Tycoon Joyride is rated E for Everyone and available now on PlayStation®4 system for $29.99 (USD). For more information, visit www.rollercoastertycoon.com and Like our Facebook page at http://bit.ly/2G5ETX0 and Twitter http://bit.ly/2HXAfux.
A press kit with screenshots and logos is available here: http://uberstrategist.link/RCTJR-PressKit.
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About Nvizzio Creations
Nvizzio Creations is an independent game development company based in Canada, driven by passion, and globally recognized for its creative teams, unique work philosophy, and relentless dedication. The studio specializes in the production of 3D games for PC, Consoles and Mobile platforms, and partners with some of the most innovative game publishers in the world. Visit us at www.nvizzio.com.