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Trick ‘r Treat comes to life with fiendish interactive mazes

Trick ‘r Treat comes to life with fiendish interactive mazes

Beginning September 14, Universal Orlando Resort and Universal Studios Hollywood will bring Legendary Pictures’ cult Halloween classic Trick ‘r Treat to life in all-new Halloween Horror Nights mazes that dare guests to live by the rules or suffer the consequences.

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Movie Park Germany embarks on a magical search for Excalibur

Movie Park Germany embarks on a magical search for Excalibur

Just as general manager Thorsten Backhaus was announcing the opening of Excalibur – Secrets of the Dark Forest at its entrance, the last employees were sneaking out of the ride’s exit with vacuum cleaners and paintbrushes. “We have really put the pedal to the metal to present Excalibur to our guests before the May holidays,” […]

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Giant cliff-side swing opens at Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park

Giant cliff-side swing opens at Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park

Chinese park Wansheng Ordovician Theme Park has added another thrill-seeking attraction to its collection – with a cliff-side ride that swings guests over a 1000ft cliff.

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Interlink share details on two new water rides

Interlink share details on two new water rides

Water ride specialist Interlink has announced various new ride projects recently secured in South East Asia. In Indonesia, two new water rides are in the works – a rapid river, and the “world’s first” Immersive SuperFlume.  Both rides will be located inside shopping malls.

Posted in: 2018
Being Dolphin 4D makes a splashing world premiere

Being Dolphin 4D makes a splashing world premiere

SimEx-Iwerks Entertainment, a world leader in 4D Theater experiences, has partnered with Talbot Films to create the cinematic attraction experience Being Dolphin 4D. The film takes a look at one of the ocean’s most complex and charismatic animals, featuring a first-of-its-kind approach from the perspective of the dolphin – encouraging guests to dream, dive, and […]

Posted in: 2018
New Carousel for Arnolds Park

New Carousel for Arnolds Park

Arnolds Park Amusement Park is adding a new ride this summer. Through a generous donation from two donors, the northwest Iowa amusement park will have a new 36 foot (11 m) 2018 carousel made by Chance Rides. The new ride will be 8 feet (2.4 m) larger than the current carousel that the park has […]

Posted in: 2018
HighFlyer Zipline opens at Foxwoods

HighFlyer Zipline opens at Foxwoods

Foxwoods Resort Casino, Mashantucket, Connecticut, has introduced the Foxwoods HighFlyer Zipline. It is the next phase of Foxwoods’ long-term development plan to provide guests with outdoor adventure experiences.

Posted in: 2018
Brain Drain opens at Magic Springs

Brain Drain opens at Magic Springs

Magic Springs Theme and Water Park, Hot Springs, Arkansas, has introduced its first new thrill ride in a decade, Brain Drain. The park is celebrating its 40th anniversary with this 140 foot (43 m) tall drop ride from Larson International.

Posted in: 2018
Pandora Utility Suit debuts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

Pandora Utility Suit debuts at Disney’s Animal Kingdom

A 4.2-ton (3.8-mt), towering mechanical suit is sure to stop guests in their tracks at Pandora – The World of Avatar at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The new Pandora Utility Suit is inspired by the iconic Amplified Mobility Platform (AMP) suits of power armor from the epic film AVATAR.

Posted in: 2018
Stranger Things coming to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

Stranger Things coming to Universal’s Halloween Horror Nights

For the first time ever, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Orlando Resort, and Universal Studios Singapore are partnering with Netflix to bring “Stranger Things” to life at this year’s “Halloween Horror Nights” events. Fans of the series will get the chance to brave the Upside Down and confront the supernatural as each park debuts new mazes […]

Posted in: 2018