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Are we about to get a RollerCoaster Tycoon game on the Nintendo Switch?

Right now, the company is crowdsourcing close to $2 million to build a new version of the classic game, which allowed people to build their own roller coaster theme parks
Right now, the company is crowdsourcing close to $2 million to build a new version of the classic game, which allowed people to build their own roller coaster theme parks
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One of your favorite childhood games is coming back for the Nintendo Switch.

Atari hopes to bring back “RollerCoaster Tycoon” to the Nintendo Switch, but it still needs a little help from fans.

Right now, the company is crowdsourcing close to $2 million to build a new version of the classic game, which allows people to build their own roller coaster theme parks, according to the Daily Dot.

People who donate to the game’s cause — the crowdsourcing effort is on StartEngine.com — will receive some benefits. Anyone who donates $250 will receive a 50 percent share of the game’s profit, at least until investors receive 120 percent of the original investment. After that, people will receive a share for the next 18 months.

Investors will also get their name listed on the investors’ page of the website.

Those who donate $750 will earn a 25 percent discount on the game along with the aforementioned perk. Anyone who donates $1,500 gets the 25 percent discount, the investor perks and a free copy of the “The Art of Atari” book, according to the Daily Dot.

So far, the company has raised $25,000 from 53 investors.

According to video game news website Kotaku, the company that owns the license for this new game actually published “Rollercoaster Tycoon 3” and not the first few games of the series, which was developed by Chris Sawyer.

However, the new game “may be based on the more successful RollerCoaster Tycoon Touch for smartphones and would likely preserve the core gameplay as a result,” according to Engadget.

That game, released last year on Android and iOS devices, received heavy acclaim for bringing back the classic feel of the original game.

Other Tycoon games have popped up in recent years as well, including RollerCoaster Tycoon Classic and RollerCoaster Tycoon 4 Mobile.