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World’s first racing launch coaster debuting at Six Flags Magic Mountain

World’s first racing launch coaster debuting at Six Flags Magic Mountain

West Coast Racers, believed to be the world’s first racing launch coaster, will be opening this year at Six Flags Magic Mountain, Valencia, California. This one-of-a-kind racing coaster from Premier Rides will feature two side-by-side tracks with four individual high-speed launches. The race covers two complete laps, multiple airtime hills, extreme high-banked turns and exhilarating […]

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Park at OWA adding Dark Ride

Park at OWA adding Dark Ride

The Park at OWA, Foley, Alabama, has reopened for 2019 and will add a new ride in the summer. The Park’s newest addition will be a Sally Ghost Blasters II dark. The air-conditioned three-minute interactive ride will transport guests over a 393 foot (120 m) path in one of nine four-passenger vehicles through nine scenes […]

Kentucky Flyer Rising

Kentucky Flyer Rising

Construction continues by The Gravity Group on the Kentucky Flyer, the new roller coaster announced by Kentucky Kingdom to celebrate its 30th anniversary. Being built at a project cost of $5 million, it will be ready to ride on the park’s opening day in 2019. “What better way to celebrate Kentucky Kingdom’s 30th anniversary than […]

Maxx Force is rising

Maxx Force is rising

Construction of Maxx Force, the new launch coaster from S&S – Sansei, is progressing smoothly at Six Flags Great America, Gurnee, Illinois. will debut a revolutionary, triple record-breaking, new roller coaster for the 2019 season. The ride is currently about 20% complete with over 75 footers in place as the ride’s foundation and even parts […]

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor announces largest expansion in park history

Six Flags Hurricane Harbor announces largest expansion in park history

Six Flags Great Adventure, Jackson, New Jersey, will introduce a second major addition for the 2019 season, Calypso Springs. This massive activity pool is Six Flags Hurricane Harbor’s largest new attraction since the waterpark opened in 2000. “Hurricane Harbor is an industry leader with best-in-class water slides and spectacular, interactive family attractions,” said Six Flags […]

Legoland Florida Resort to open The Lego Movie World

Legoland Florida Resort to open The Lego Movie World

Opening March 27, Legoland Florida Resort, Winter Haven, Florida, is taking guests from the theatre to the theme park with the launch of The Lego Movie World. Created in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, this expansion features three new rides and numerous attractions, all inspired by the characters and themes of the worldwide blockbuster […]

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Yukon Striker construction completed

Yukon Striker construction completed

The last piece of roller coaster track for Yukon Striker by Bolliger & Mabillard was just installed at Canada’s Wonderland outside Toronto, marking the completion of what will be the fastest, tallest and longest dive roller coaster in the world. The construction project began in January 2018 with the excavation of Yukon Striker’s underwater tunnel […]

HOLOGATE wins ‘Best Location-Based Entertainment’ at the 2019 Lumiere Awards

HOLOGATE wins ‘Best Location-Based Entertainment’ at the 2019 Lumiere Awards

HOLOGATE, the multi-user immersive media platform won best location-based entertainment at the 2019 Lumiere Awards presented by the Advanced Imaging Society. The event held Wednesday night in the Steven J. Ross Theater on the Warner Bros lot in Burbank recognises outstanding international achievement in the creation of immersive storytelling using advanced visual technologies like Virtual […]

Wilderness Wharf – a family resort on the doorstep of Gulliver’s World

Wilderness Wharf – a family resort on the doorstep of Gulliver’s World

The family business, which has been running for over 40 years has seen great success, and rapid expansion- recently starting work to construct its fourth Theme Park Resort, which is located in Rotherham. Exciting news has now been announced of a proposed expansion for their Warrington site. Planning applications have been submitted to create a […]

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Lagotronics Projects celebrates 40 years of Fun

Lagotronics Projects celebrates 40 years of Fun

With so many TV shows, special events, musicals and attractions, and their unbeatable interactive technology, Lagotronics Projects is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year! Since 1979 the Lagotronics team has been Creating Unforgettable Memories all over the world. From DJ to interactive experiences The common thread through its 40 years of work has always had […]