Will Universal Return to PortAventura?

Rarely do American theme park and entertainment firms and their European parks achieve success. However, managing theme parks in varied markets no longer appears to be as challenging as it once was. Recent speculation, particularly in the Spanish and European theme park communities, suggests that Universal may return to the resort it operated from 1998 to 2004. Let’s examine what is known and what is rumored about the potential return of Universal’s PortAventura/Universal Mediterranea.

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Some Changes Coming to Coaster Kings

Hello all! First and foremost, we would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all of our readers who have been with us throughout the many years we’ve been sharing our love, passion, and critique of amusement parks and roller coasters online. This is not a farewell, so don’t worry! As a result of personal changes in our life, we have chosen to modify Coaster Kings’ operations.

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SeaWorld San Diego to Debut New Launch Coaster in 2023

Arctic Rescue, one of SeaWorld San Diego’s most anticipated attractions, will open in the spring of 2023. Arctic Rescue will join other thrill rides at the amusement park as the West Coast’s longest and fastest straddle coaster. This family-friendly multi-launch ride invites guests to mount a snowmobile and race through the unpredictable arctic climate at speeds of up to 40 miles per hour in an effort to save endangered animals. Arctic Rescue has a height requirement of 48 inches, but thrill-seekers of all ages will enjoy its thrills and chills.

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SeaWorld San Antonio Will Debut the Only Launched Log Flume in the World in 2023!

Catapult Falls, a NEW water flume coaster, will be built at SeaWorld San Antonio in 2023, the park said today. The first-of-its-kind rollercoaster combines the thrill of a launched roller coaster, the thrill of a vertical lift elevator that elevates riders above the theme park, and a water flume ride with the steepest drop, producing repeated adrenaline rushes as well as spectacular splashes to cool passengers.

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New Inversions and Airtime Moments – Parque Warner Madrid Batman Intamin Coaster Construction Update – September 22, 2022.

A few weeks have passed since we visited Parque Warner Madrid and provided an update on the 2023 debut of the brand-new Intamin Batman roller coaster. This enormous, VelociCoaster-sized undertaking will include numerous unique elements, inversions, airtime moments, and launches, among others. Since our last update a few weeks ago, a great deal has happened. This update will include new inversions, airtime hills, drops, and more!

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A Closer Look at Parque Warner Madrid’s Batman Intamin Coaster + Construction Update – September 7, 2022

A few days ago, we traveled to Parque Warner Madrid and delivered a brand-new construction update on their new roller coaster. A few days later, we returned to take a closer look at the layout, station, construction, and more!

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TRON Lightcycle Run at Magic Kingdom Tests with Light Effects and Human Riders!

This evening, the brand-new TRON Lightcycle Run roller coaster at Magic Kingdom reached another testing milestone. The ride’s massive canopy, light effects, and on-board audio were all synchronized for testing during park hours. Some trains even carried passengers. In addition, we’ve gotten a closer look at the accessible car at the end of select TRON Lightcycle Run trains, which allows those unable to ride the lightcycle while lying down to do so while sitting upright.

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Human Riders on TRON: Lightcycle Run at Magic Kingdom

TRON: Lightcycle Run, a highly anticipated new attraction at Magic Kingdom, has been testing practically nonstop for weeks. The new Vekoma coaster has undergone numerous test cycles, but so far we have only observed empty vehicles and those with test dummies. Nonetheless, we now have footage of actual riders. Hopefully this signifies that the ride will open sooner rather than later.

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SeaWorld San Diego Wild Arctic Coaster Track Pieces on Site

SeaWorld San Diego closed the original Wild Arctic simulator on January 10, 2020 to make room for a new attraction. This new attraction was originally going to debut in 2021, however, was significantly delayed because of the pandemic. A few ride designs later, track has now appeared on site and land clearing is under way for the park’s newest roller coaster!

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Six Flags Magic Mountain Announces Exciting Event Lineup

Six Flags Magic Mountain, the undisputed “Thrill Capital of the World,” today announced an exciting lineup of events and the introduction of the new Six Flags Annual Pass program. During a season that already includes the largest array
of guest experience improvements in the park’s 50-year history, the summer kicks off with an exciting event lineup, a new pass that provides more flexibility and value than ever before, and coming soon, the addition of the park’s record 20th coaster.

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What to Expect at Marvel Avenger Campus at Walt Disney Studios in Paris

There’s no better thing than a brand-new Disney park themed land opening up. This is particularly true for Disneyland Paris’ neighboring park Walt Disney Studios that has always struggled with a smaller-than-usual attraction lineup. As part of a large expansion to the theme park, Avenger Campus will be home to several rides, restaurants, shopping and entertainment attractions. Let’s take a look at all that Avenger Campus will have to offer!

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