99 Heroes Walk Through the Park, 99 Heroes Walk …

The Middle East’s first theme park has opened in Jahra, Kuwait, and it features characters from The 99, the world’s first superheroes based on Islamic culture and society. The theme park, called The 99 Village, includes rides, games and other amusements, as well as a stage show telling the story of The 99. And, of […]

Freaky Creatures Invade Six Flags

If you’re into online multiplayer gaming, you may have heard of Abandon Interactive Entertainment newest entry into the market, Freaky Creatures. This “experience” combines MMO with collectible action figures, virtual worlds and social networking … and now a step into real-world interaction. Thursday, Abandon Interactive Entertainment announced that the company had entered into a new […]

Math & Science Week Comes to Cedar Point

NASA’s Glenn Research Center, Cleveland; the Detroit Science Center; and COSI (Center of Science & Industry) in Columbus, Ohio, all will be helping middle and high school students appreciate math and science at Cedar Point in Sandusky, Ohio, this May. “This will be a wonderful learning experience for students and teachers alike,” said Clark Culbertson, […]

All-New Monster Mansion Opens in May

The all-new Monster Mansion at Six Flags Over Georgia is set to open in May with a whole new storyline, new characters and interactive elements. Formerly Monster Plantation, this iconic ride will have its own merchandise store where guests may purchase Monster Plantation and Monster Mansion items as well as take a trip through the […]

Behind the Scenes Exhibit Includes Hellboy Props

Props from Universal Pictures’ Oscar nominated, Hellboy II: The Golden Army will be on display at Universal Studios Hollywood’s The Universal Experience: Behind the Scenes of Universal Pictures, a movie-themed attraction designed to put the magic of Hollywood within arms reach of guests, beginning today. If you’re a fan of Guillermo del Toro’s sequel, which […]

Technology Coming to Keep Kids Safe at Amusement Parks

Merlin Entertainment Group is running field trials of a new technology at Legoland near Munich in Germany. This new gadget is a novel, a low-radiation, tracking device designed by Israeli company KeepMClose to help parents keep track of their kids at the amusement park. For a more in-depth story about this gadget on the go, […]

Roswell Theme Park Planned

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be abducted by aliens? Well, you might soon get your chance if Bryan Temmer, a Florida-based computer technician, gets his way. He wants to build an alien-themed amusement park in Roswell, N.M., and one of the attractions will be a thrill ride that simulates an […]

Back from Vegas, Down with the Flu

What is it about Las Vegas that seems to have me come home with the flu? Maybe I got it from SpongeBob Square Pants. You think? Well, I’m filling myself up with Airbourne and resting, but sheesh. Anyway, enough about me. Here are few things I thought you’d be interested in: The British Fantasy Society […]

Theme Parks Could be Affected By Rising Oil Prices

I recently learned about this interesting article on MiceAge through ThemeParkInsider. It discusses how Walt Disney World could loose business as the price of oil rises, because there will be less long-distance travel. However, Robert Niles from ThemeParkInsider.com, pointed out that some theme-parks could actually get improved business as locals stay closer to home when […]