List of roller coaster related video games

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The following are video games dedicated to the construction or simulation of roller coasters.

Construction simulators[edit]

Many titles focused on roller coasters are construction and management simulation games. Players must construct roller coasters and sometimes other fairground attractions in order to attract visitors to their fairgrounds or otherwise achieve their goals.

Year Game Platform Developer Publisher Notes
1993 Coaster MS-DOS Code To Go Walt Disney Computer Software, Inc.
1994 Theme Park MS-DOS, Amiga, 3DO, Sega Genesis, Sega CD, Amiga CD32, Mac OS, Atari Jaguar, FM Towns, Sega Saturn, PlayStation, SNES, Nintendo DS, iOS Bullfrog Productions Electronic Arts
1999 RollerCoaster Tycoon Windows, Xbox Chris Sawyer Productions Hasbro Interactive, MicroProse , Infogrames Includes two expansion packs: Added Attractions (Corkscrew Follies in the United States) and Loopy Landscapes
1999 Coaster Works Dreamcast Bottom Up, Bimboosoft Xicat Interactive, Inc.
1999 Theme Park World PlayStation, Windows, Mac OS, PlayStation 2 Bullfrog Productions Electronic Arts
2001 NoLimits Windows, Mac OS X Ole Lange Mad Data GmbH & Co. KG
2001 Theme Park Inc Windows Bullfrog Productions Electronic Arts
2001 Ultimate Ride Windows Gigawatt Studios, Disney Imagineering Disney Interactive Studios
2002 Hyper Rails Windows Pantera Entertainment Digital Steelworks, Inc.[1]
2002 RollerCoaster Tycoon 2 Windows Chris Sawyer Productions Infogrames Includes two expansion packs: Wacky Worlds and Time Twister. Both of these are developed by Frontier Developments.
2002 Rollercoaster World Windows, PlayStation 2 Bimboosoft Midas Interactive Entertainment
2002 World's Greatest Coasters 3D Windows Virtual Playground Global Star Software Ltd.[2]
2004 RollerCoaster Tycoon 3 Windows, Mac OS X, iOS Frontier Developments Atari, Inc., Aspyr Media, Frontier Developments Includes two expansion packs: Soaked and Wild.
2008 Efteling Tycoon Windows Dartmoor Softworks, HexArts Entertainment Atari Benelux
2009 AirCoaster iOS Ziconic Ziconic
2012 Coaster Crazy iOS Frontier Developments Frontier Developments
2012 RollerCoaster Tycoon 3D 3DS n-Space Atari, Inc.
2013 Coaster Frenzy iOS, Android Team Affine Team Affine
2013 RiftCoaster Oculus Rift Boone Calhoun Boone Calhoun A demo for Oculus Rift that became viral. The developer has no plans for a sequel.[3]
2014 NoLimits 2 Windows Ole Lange[4] Mad Data GmbH & Co. KG
2014 RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile iOS, Android On 5 Games Atari, Inc.
2016 RollerCoaster Tycoon World Windows Nvizzio Creations Atari, Inc.
2016 Planet Coaster Windows Frontier Developments Frontier Developments
2016 Theme Park Studio Windows Pantera Entertainment Pantera Entertainment
2016 RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic iOS, Android Origin8 Technologies Atari, Inc.
2017 RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch iOS, Android Atari, Inc.
TBA Parkitect Windows, Mac OS X, Linux Texel Raptor Texel Raptor

Roller coaster games in other genres[edit]

Some video games concerned with roller coasters belong to other video game genres, these are listed below.

Year Game Platform Genre Developer Publisher Notes
1983 3D Crazy Coaster Vectrex Action, puzzle General Consumer Electronics Milton Bradley
1985 Roller Coaster Amstrad CPC, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum Action, platform, puzzle S. Brocklehurst Elite Systems
1989 Roller Coaster Rumbler Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, MS-DOS Rail shooter Subway Software Tynesoft
2006 Thrillville PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable Strategy, action, party Frontier Developments LucasArts
2007 Thrillville: Off the Rails Nintendo DS, Wii, Xbox 360, PlayStation Portable, PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows Strategy, action, party Frontier Developments LucasArts
2009 3D Rollercoaster Rush iOS, Android Strategy Digital Chocolate RockYou 3D Rollercoaster Rush has seven sequels, most notably Haunted 3D Rollercoaster Rush and Jurassic 3D Rollercoaster Rush.[5]
2015 Screamride Xbox One, Xbox 360 Puzzle Frontier Developments Microsoft Studios

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ House, Michael. "Overview - Hyper Rails". allgame. Retrieved 2012-10-03. 
  2. ^ "Overview - World's Greatest Coasters 3D". allgame. Archived from the original on 2014-11-14. Retrieved 2012-10-03. 
  3. ^ Feltham, Jamie (2 October 2014). "RiftCoaster Developer Explains Why He Won’t Make a Sequel | VRFocus". VRFocus. Retrieved 21 June 2016. 
  4. ^ "No Limits 2". Steam. Retrieved 22 December 2015. 
  5. ^ Wynter, Nadia WYNTER (25 September 2009). "Digital Chocolate unveils Haunted Rollercoaster app for iPhone thrills". NY Daily News. Retrieved 19 May 2016.