Atari’s PAX Prime Lineup Includes Hands-On Demos of Never-Before-Seen RollerCoaster Tycoon World and Behind-the-Scenes Press Demos
NEW YORK – August 20, 2015 – Atari®, one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment, today revealed that RollerCoaster Tycoon World™ will be showcased to the public for the first time at PAX Prime 2015, the world’s largest convention for gamers. Taking place August 28th-31st in Seattle, hands-on demos of RollerCoaster Tycoon World will be available for fans at the Nvidia booth #252, located in the Washington State Convention Center.
As the first PC version of the world-renowned RollerCoaster Tycoon® franchise in more than a decade, RollerCoaster Tycoon World is slated to launch later this year and will include a variety of new and classic fan-favorite features. Notably, the theme park simulation game will now incorporate user-generated content tools, a 3D track editor, curved paths, as well as innovative park and services management features.
“PAX is the single biggest organized celebration of gaming culture, which makes it the perfect venue for us to premiere RollerCoaster Tycoon World to our fans,” said Fred Chesnais, Chief Executive Officer, Atari. “The RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise holds a special place in the hearts of millions of fans worldwide, and we wanted to make sure that its community of fans had a chance to see the game before anyone else. We are dedicated to ensuring that this title captures the nostalgia of the franchise alongside its innovative new features, and look forward to hearing what fans think at PAX.”
In addition to the public unveiling, private press demos will also be held at the Grand Hyatt in Seattle. New RollerCoaster Tycoon World screenshots, interviews with developers, and exclusive demos beyond what is being showcased on the show floor will be available for members of the media.
PAX attendees will also have a chance to see demos and updates to additional Atari titles, including Pridefest™, Atari’s original LGBT-themed social-sim game coming soon to iOS and Android devices. Media interested in receiving additional details on what Atari has planned for PAX, scheduling a live demo, or coordinating an interview, please email Atari@barokas.com.
Atari (www.atari.com) is an interactive entertainment production company. As an iconic brand that transcends generations and audiences, the company is globally recognized for its multi-platform, interactive entertainment and licensed products. Atari owns and/or manages a portfolio of more than 200 games and franchises, including world-renowned brands like Asteroids®, Centipede®, Missile Command®, Pong®, Test Drive®, and RollerCoaster Tycoon®. Atari has offices in New York and Paris.
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