Modern day Atari is making a new RollerCoaster Tycoon game, and it somehow looks worse than 2004's RollerCoaster Tycoon 3.

The video, below, shows off the visuals of RollerCoaster Tycoon World, the first new entry to the RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise in a decade.

Atari came under fire for its microtransaction-fuelled RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile, released in 2014. So it then promised the PC game, what is now RollerCoaster Tycoon World, would be "a completely different game".

While that may be the case in terms of its business model, on the graphics front RCTW looks little better than a basic mobile game.

Here's the official blurb:

The beloved and fan-favourite RollerCoaster Tycoon franchise soars to new heights with RollerCoaster Tycoon World! RCTW is packed with all the fun-filled features fans know and love, plus brand-new innovations including an intuitive 3D track builder, deformable terrain, realistic coaster physics, and the ability to share your park creations.

Players can also team-up with friends from around the globe to form a theme park company and compete with others worldwide. Experience the ride of your life as you customize incredible coasters, entertain your park guests, create stomach-churning corkscrews and become the world's next RollerCoaster Tycoon!

Atari has commissioned development of a new RollerCoaster Tycoon, the trademark of which is registered by series creator Chris Sawyer, to Seattle-based Area 52 Games. It's being produced and distributed by RCTO Productions, LLC, an affiliate of Atari Interactive, Inc. It doesn't look like they've thrown much money behind the project.

RollerCoaster Tycoon World is out mid 2015.

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