RollerCoaster Tycoon is a construction and management simulation video game that simulates amusement park management. Developed by MicroProseand Chris Sawyer and published by Hasbro Interactive, the game was released for Microsoft Windows on March 31, 1999 and was later ported to the Xboxgame console. It is the first game in the RollerCoaster Tycoon series and is followed by two additional PC installments and a Nintendo 3DS title. A mobile title and a fourth PC installment will be released in 2014.
RollerCoaster Tycoon itself has received two expansion packs: Added Attractions (released in the US as Corkscrew Follies) in 1999, and Loopy Landscapes in 2000. Two special editions were released: RollerCoaster Tycoon Gold/Totally RollerCoaster in 2002, which contained the original game,Corkscrew Follies, and Loopy Landscapes; and RollerCoaster Tycoon Deluxein 2003, which contained the content in Gold plus more designs for the different customizable rides.