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Mack Rides’ revolutionary new coaster breaks records at Silver Dollar City, Missouri. Coaster lovers are always seeking the newest, best, most exciting ride elements. This appeal is global, and since mid-March has seen them headed for Branson, Missouri, the entertainment town that is home to Silver Dollar City. This 1880s style, internationally-awarded theme park, established […]

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Project V – Europe’s largest flying theatre

Project V – Europe’s largest flying theatre

Michael Mack discusses the development of Europa-Park’s ambitious new attraction for 2017.

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Flying Theatres – a new industry classic

Flying Theatres – a new industry classic

Owen Ralph surveys one of the hottest products of the past decade, and a genre of ride many believe offers the ultimate feeling of flight.

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Paultons Lost Kingdom

Paultons Lost Kingdom

Owen Ralph uncovers the Lost Kingdom, Paultons’ new £9 million ($13m/€11.6m) dinosaur themed zone and finds out why, after the success of Peppa Pig World, this time the UK park chose not to license an intellectual property (IP).

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Kung Fu Panda Academy

Kung Fu Panda Academy

A colourful new world has been unveiled at Italy’s no.1 amusement park. Gardaland’s new €8 million Kung Fu Academy which, opened last month, features an awesome new rollercoaster ride and a whole lot more.

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Lost Gravity at Walibi

Lost Gravity at Walibi

It’s over a decade since Walibi Holland last added a rollercoaster, but this season the park in Flevoland has unveiled an eye-catching new construction from Mack Rides that is sure to keep all adrenaline-hungry guests happy.

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Fly Over America

Fly Over America

FlyOver America, a $20 million immersive theatre experience, has opened as a standalone attraction at the Mall of America. Paul Ruben visits Minnesota to enjoy the experience and learn more about its operator’s plans to develop further FlyOver- branded attractions around the world.

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Storm Chasin’ at Kentucky Kingdom

Storm Chasin’ at Kentucky Kingdom

Kentucky Kingdom, Louisville, Kentucky, has introduced its fifth rollercoaster, and the second since the park’s reopening three years ago under Ed Hart. Storm Chaser from Rocky Mountain Construction represents packs an abundance of thrills, writes Paul Ruben.

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Phantasialand’s next world of wonder

Phantasialand’s next world of wonder

Two years on from introducing one of the world’s most unique and highly-themed flume rides (Chiapas), the German park Phantasialand has introduced another immersive new world. 

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World’s largest trailer-mounted observation wheel opens in Paris

World’s largest trailer-mounted observation wheel opens in Paris

Standing proudly overlooking the Champs Élysées from the Place de la Concorde, the new Roue de Paris from Mondial towers approximately 70 metres (230 feet) over the French capital.

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