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We're set for a rollercoaster video game face-off next week

We're set for a rollercoaster video game face-off next week

RollerCoaster Tycoon World announces release date - and it's the day before Planet Coaster comes out.

There's nothing quite like a video game face-off, and we've had a few good ones over the years. Mario vs Sonic. Street Fighter vs Mortal Kombat. Call of Duty vs Battlefield. FIFA vs PES.

Now, add RollerCoaster Tycoon World vs Planet Coaster to that list.

Overnight, Atari announced a Wednesday, 16th November release date for RollerCoaster Tycoon World. That's the day before Frontier's rival coaster sim Planet Coaster comes out, on Thursday, 17th November.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon World to upgrade game engine following negative reaction to trailer

The people behind RollerCoaster Tycoon World have vowed to improve the game's graphics following the overwhelmingly negative reaction to a recently-released gameplay video.

Earlier this month RollerCoaster Tycoon World's graphics went under the microscope after the release of its first gameplay video, with many saying it looked worse than 2004's RollerCoaster Tycoon 3.

In a post on the RollerCoaster Tycoon website, developer Area 52 Games, which is working with RollerCoaster Tycoon owner Atari, announced plans to upgrade to the latest version of game engine Unity.

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