Tighten Those Safety Belts! It?s About to Get Wild as Atari Prepares to Launch Rollercoaster TycoonŽ 3: Wild!

New PC Expansion Pack invites consumers for a ride in a Safari Theme Park Adventure.

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Lyon, France ? 20 October 2005 ? Life is about to get a bit more wild as Atari announced today that developer Frontier has completed development on RollerCoaster TycoonŽ 3: Wild!, an adventure-filled expansion pack for the highly-successful RollerCoaster TycoonŽ 3. Scheduled to ship to retail across Europe on November 4 for the Windows platform, RollerCoaster TycoonŽ 3: Wild! invites tycoons of all ages to create and manage a safari-themed adventure park that features thrilling new rides as well as many different animal species to manage. According to the NPD Group, RollerCoaster Tycoon is the top-selling tycoon franchise, having sold nearly nine million units life-to-date worldwide.

?RollerCoaster TycoonŽ 3: Wild! is an incredible addition to the RollerCoaster Tycoon family,? said Matt Collins, Director of Global Brand Management. ?With a balance of animal management and extreme coasters, as well as heightened business opportunities and entertainment options galore, RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Wild! will quench the thirst of RollerCoaster Tycoon fans.?

RollerCoaster TycoonŽ 3: Wild! retains the focus that has made the franchise so enduringly popular. Requiring RollerCoasterŽ Tycoon 3 to play, the game encourages players to increase their parks? cash flow through new attractions such as baby animals, new shops and billboards. RollerCoaster TycoonŽ 3: Wild! includes customizable animal shows, cutting-edge and classic theme park rides, and a slew of characters including a VIP, an animal keeper staff member and the tiger mascot ? an old RollerCoaster Tycoon favorite. Players can now recreate their favorite safari-style theme parks, with elephant rides and the Paddle-Steam Cruiser, and choreograph animal shows using the RollerCoaster Tycoon MixMaster?.

RollerCoaster TycoonŽ 3: Wild! was created by Frontier Developments, Ltd. in conjunction with Chris Sawyer, the creator and sole developer of RollerCoaster Tycoon. Additional information about the franchise is available at http://www.atari.com/rollercoastertycoon.